The latest data shows university R&D in Nova Scotia has fallen slightly from $182 million in 2011/12 to $173 million in 2014/15. We are not on track to attain this goal.
year actual target baseline 2000 93.3 360 182 2001 89.3 360 182 2002 95.8 360 182 2003 103.1 360 182 2004 121.6 360 182 2005 135.2 360 182 2006 144.3 360 182 2007 153.2 360 182 2008 170.4 360 182 2009 169.1 360 182 2010 167.7 360 182 2011 172.7 360 182 2012 181.7 360 182 2013 178.7 360 182 2014 159.6 360 182 2015 173.3 360 182
What this means
This data shows the dollar value of sponsored research and development occurring at Nova Scotia universities. It does not include sponsored research and development performed at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC). It should be noted, many funding programs from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) are cyclical. Although the John Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) awards smaller-scale research funding to individual researchers three times a year, all other programs are larger-scale and take place every two to three years. Special funding programs from CFI are also held periodically to meet specific demands. Therefore, longer terms trends in funding will show the fuller picture for this goal.
Reinvest in research, for Canada and Nova Scotia
Research at our Nova Scotia universities makes a real difference in our lives, transforming our health, environment, economy and communities.
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