Annual Report 2015

Research by the numbers for fiscal year (FY) 2015:

Sponsored Research Projects

$194.2 M Princeton University campus expenditures (FY July 1-June 30)

$103.0 M U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) expenditures (FY Oct. 1-Sept. 30. Expenditures do not include “pass through” ITER procurements.)

211 Projects supported by foundation funding

63 Projects supported by industry funding

1,377 Total sponsored research projects

Sponsored Research Projects

Technology Licensing Activities

117 Invention disclosures received

31 Patents issued

191 Patent applications filed

29 Technologies licensed

$142 M Gross royalty proceeds (95.7% of this amount is from royalty payments from a cancer drug, Alimta. These payments will cease in July 2016 when the patent for Alimta expires.)

Funding Sources for Sponsored Research Activities (Campus)

Funding Sources


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