Division of research and economic development
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 23

Division of Research and Economic Development PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 72 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Division of Research and Economic Development. FY12 Budget Presentation to the SBPC 6/8/10. Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development. Fundamental Principles.

Download Presentation

Division of Research and Economic Development

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Division of research and economic development

Division of Research and Economic Development

FY12 Budget Presentation to the SBPC

6/8/10

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Fundamental principles

Fundamental Principles

  • One of the fundamental principles of The Division of Research and Economic Development is to provide a sufficient level of support that will lead to increased excellence in research and scholarship across all of the University’s disciplines.

  • Nevertheless, overhead dollars generated by external grant and contracts are absolutely fundamental to reaching our research aspirations.

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Division of research and economic development

FY11 Budget for the Division of Research and Economic Development

7.9%

100 Funds333k

110 Funds3.8M

Total 4.169M

92.1%

State funds FY11 Allocation 100-3208-3016 Council for Research Grant Program 67,000.00 100-3209-000 External Affairs one FTE 92,312.00 100-7000-3011 Patent & Legal Expense 144,000.00 Support for undergraduate research program 30,000.00 Total333,312.00

Overhead Funds

FY11 Allocation

110-3208-0000 Division Operating Fund2,611,604.00 110-7001-0000 Match and research support 1,224,482.00Total3,836,086.00

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


The problem growth in federal funding

The Problem:Growth in Federal Funding

  • National average R&D expenditures increased by 117 percent from 1996 to 2006.

  • URI’s federal research funding grew by just 29 percent during the same time period.

  • Neighboring research universities more than doubled their federal funding during this period; for example:

    • UNH 271 percent

    • UVM 162 percent

    • UConn 136 percent

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Division of research and economic development

* FY2010 YTD from July 1, 2009 – April 30, 2010

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Division of research and economic development

F&A (overhead) FY2000 – FY2010* (through YTD 2010)

($Millions)

* FY2010 YTD from July 1, 2009 – April 30, 2010

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


The fix strategic priorities

The Fix:Strategic Priorities

  • Establish a new and fifth URI Division

  • Advocate for URI Research and Scholarship

  • Optimize funding opportunities; state, federal, private, and corporate

  • Establish the URI Research Foundation

  • Advance public relations efforts that bear on the URI research enterprise

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Progress strategic priority 1 division establish new division vpr

Progress: Strategic Priority #1 (Division)Establish New Division & VPR

  • Division is established with administrative and budgetary policies and processes in place with the aim to provide an effective administrative infrastructure to optimize our research and scholarly aspirations.

  • Chief research officer position elevated to Vice President level.

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Division of research and economic development

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Progress strategic priority 1 division missions

Progress: Strategic Priority #1 (Division)Missions

  • Engage all of the University’s disciplines to seek solutions to a host of critical issues that not only affect our state but also our region, nation, and the world.

  • Enhance economic development in our state by the commercialization of the products, technologies and processes that stem from our research and scholarship.

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Progress strategic priority 1 division steps achieved

Progress: Strategic Priority #1 (Division)Steps Achieved

  • New Asst VP to ensure that the needs of the faculty are being addressed and met.

  • Elevated Director Tech Transfer to Asst VP to provide more direct management and continuous support for URI IP.

  • New Director of Sponsored Projects Review (pre-award).

  • Office of Research External Relations created with new Director.

  • Two DC-based consultants retained to better position URI to receive federal funding. Augment Office of Research Development and URI earmark requests.

  • Significant efficiencies in place; e.g., Cayuse (pre-award), IRBNet (Compliance), Tech Tracs (IP).

  • Division continues to work with Huron Consulting Group re pre- and post-award merger.

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Progress strategic priority 1 division accomplishments 1 2

Progress: Strategic Priority #1 (Division)Accomplishments (1-2)

  • Significant positive outcomes resulting from enhanced administrative efficiencies and support, and enhanced collaboration between faculty and research staff include:

    • FY09 record year for proposals, awards, and overhead generation (Appendix B Table 1, 2, 4)

    • FY10 YTD data area ahead of FY09 record year data (Appendix B Table 1, 2, 4)

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Progress strategic priority 1 division accomplishments 2 2

Progress: Strategic Priority #1 (Division)Accomplishments (2-2)

  • Increased overhead share to Division results in increased funding to faculty and students:

    • Graduate and undergraduate research award programs each increased from $10K to $40K

    • CFR internal award programs increased from $90K to $150K

    • New awards “Equipment and Laboratory Infrastructure Renovation” at $500K

    • New awards “Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Seed Funding” at $50K

    • Graduate Student Tuition Differential at $150K

    • $910K Total FY10 support for internal awards

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Strategic priority 2 advocacy progress

Strategic Priority #2: AdvocacyProgress

  • Creation of independent Division and senior administrator CRO afforded advocacy opportunities at private and public levels :

    • Institutional

    • State

    • Regional

    • National

    • International

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Strategic priority 3 optimize funding opportunities progress

Strategic Priority #3:Optimize Funding Opportunities Progress

  • Internal research & scholarship awards:

    • FY09 at $260K

    • FY10 at $910K

  • DC-based consultants

    • TIG; proposal development and enhancement

    • VSA; revised earmark process

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Division of research and economic development

FY 2010 Allocation1,224,482.00(including carry-over)

Match Paid 46,094.00 Encumbered 1,212,933.00 1,259,027.00

Research SupportInternal Grant ProgramsCFR CE and PD 49,185.00 Grad awards 10,000.00 Undergrad awards 9,714.00 68,899.00Grad Research TuitionDifferential Fellowship150,000.00

Misc Support EPSCoR Dues w/Brown 15,000.00 Supplement State Fundsfor patent expense 49,093.00 GSO Marine Res Scientists 266,000.00 Direct support to research 338,227.00 668,320.00

887,219.00

SUMMARYBeginning Balance 1,224,482.00 Total expenses933,313.00Ending balance 6/4/10 291,169.00

Encumbrances 1,212,933.00

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Strategic priority 4 establish urirf progress 1 2

Strategic Priority #4: Establish URIRFProgress (1-2)

  • Enabling Legislation signed into law July 2007

  • URI-URIRF affiliation agreement, URIRF By-laws crafted and approved 2007 & 2008 respectively

  • RIBGHE designates URIRF sole agent for URI IP management April 2008

  • URIRF Board of Directors; leaders in market sectors that represent signature and emerging URI strengths

  • First operating year revenue $770K, FY09

  • 501(c)(3) public non-profit status 2010 independent from URI

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Strategic priority 4 establish urirf progress 2 2

Strategic Priority #4: Establish URIRFProgress (2-2)

  • As a public non-profit, URIRF can operate to commercialize URI protected IP in ways that URI cannot

  • URIRF is self-sustaining and does not receive support from URI or State, or private donations

  • URIRF revenue will:

    • reward inventors

    • fund IP management and commercialization expenses

    • support faculty in their commercialization efforts

  • URIRF engaging increasing number of faculty in commercialization and start-ups

  • URIRF represents a critical component on URI’s efforts to enhance state economic development, workforce development, and high-paying job creation

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Strategic priority 5 advance public relations mission progress

Strategic Priority #5: Advance Public RelationsMission & Progress

  • Office of External Research Relations was created to tell the story of the significance of URI research and scholarship to the goals of our state, region, and nation.

  • “Research and Innovation”

    • Distributed across the nation to 600 research universities

    • Congressional Members

    • State and local governments

    • Private sector partners

  • Manages:

    • Website

    • Electronic communications (e.g., RESRCH-L)

    • Variety of annual reports and special events

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Highest priority needs for fy12 ledger 100 state appropriated general fund

Highest priority needs for FY12Ledger 100 (state appropriated general fund)

  • No additional ledger 100 funding

  • Division FY12 ledger 100 remains level with FY10

    • 1 FTE$92k (salary&benefits)

    • CFR Grant Programs$67K

    • Patent&License Expense$144K

      TOTAL$333k

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Highest priority needs for fy12 ledger 110 overhead fund

Highest priority needs for FY12 Ledger 110 (overhead fund)

  • Addition of 3 staff FTE (salary and benefits)

    • IRB coordinator$58.8K

    • IP Marketing Analyst$105K

    • Patent Attorney$79.9K

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Justification and benchmarks irb research compliance

Justification and Benchmarks IRB (Research Compliance)

  • Research Compliance cannot meet increasing federal mandates on conflict of interest, export control, RCR, and proper use of humans, animals, and recombinant DNA with additional FTE.

  • Survey: “Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research”

    • URI is in top 30 percent of IRB workload

    • URI is in bottom 10 percent of IRB staffing

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


Justification and benchmarks intellectual property management

Justification and Benchmarks Intellectual Property Management

  • Prior to 2007, URI-URIF had 4 FTE assigned to IP management and commercialization

  • AUTM survey shows median of 4 FTE at 4 URI peers that took part in survey

  • Institutions with comparable research activity have larger IP staff

  • Montana State University has 6 FTE for this purpose

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development


  • Login