According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the amount of joint research funds received by universities and private companies exceeded 2015 billion yen for the first time in FY450.The number of research conducted has also exceeded 2, which is significantly higher than the previous year.From the subsidies for operating expenses to national universities and the decrease in subsidies to private schools, it can be seen that the universities are actively utilizing private funds.
According to the Ministry of Education, the amount of joint research funds received with private companies in 2015 reached 467 billion yen, an increase of 51 billion yen from the previous year.The number of research conducted was 20,821, an increase of 1,751 from the previous year. Yamagata University's 2010%, Tsukuba University's 5%, Tohoku University's 52.7%, Nagoya Institute of Technology's 35.2%, and Nagasaki University's 17.2% had the highest growth rates in the five years from 16.2.
The amount of contract research funds received from private companies is 110 billion yen.Although it decreased by 1 million yen from the previous year, it exceeded the 3 billion yen mark for the third consecutive year.The number of contract research projects was 100, which is 7,145 more than the previous year.The growth in the amount of contract research funds received is large at 192% at Ritsumeikan University, 14.9% at Kinki University, 12.0% at Waseda University, 7.4% at Tokyo Women's Medical University, and 4.1% at Nihon University.
The number of patents granted reached 1, an increase of 1,872 from the previous year.The amount of income from this was 1,070 billion yen, which was 26.8 million yen higher than the previous year and exceeded 6.9 billion yen for the first time.The increase in the amount of patent grants from the previous year is 25 million yen at the University of Tokyo, 2 million yen at Kyushu University, 1,200 million yen at Nagoya University, 8,100 million yen at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and Mie University. It is 6,800 million yen.
reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Regarding the implementation status of industry-academia collaboration, etc. at universities in 27