Federal science and engineering obligations to universities and colleges dropped by 11 percent in FY 2011

Federal S&E obligations to universities and colleges drop by 11 percent in FY 2011. In fiscal year (FY) 2011, federal agencies obligated $31.4 billion to 1,134 academic institutions for science and engineering activities, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.The FY 2011 obligations represent an 11 percent decrease in current dollars from federal obligations to academic institutions for science and engineering activities in FY 2010. In FY 2010, federal obligations were $35.3 billion to ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=130888&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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