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Four NVTC Member Universities Ranked in Top 100 for Research Funding by National Science Foundation

Four NVTC member universities were ranked as Top 100 institutions for research and development (R&D) expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey. The list calculates FY 2010 expenditures from all funding sources, including grants and other resources, as a measure of a university’s research activity.

NVTC Board member university Virginia Tech ranked 47, with about $398 million in R&D expenditures, and Board member university The George Washington University ranked 99, investing about $197 million in R&D.

In addition, NVTC member universities University of Virginia (ranked 75) and Virginia Commonwealth University (ranked 98) spent more than $276 million and almost $198 million, respectively, on R&D. For more information, click here.