Texas A&M System Approaches $1 Billion in Research Spending

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11403241_10153590508509728_6382851842286844484_nCOLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System increased its total research expenditures by more than $26 million last fiscal year, reaching a total of almost $1 billion across the System’s 11 campuses and seven agencies, Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp announced Friday.

The System’s total research spending jumped to more than $972 million in Fiscal Year 2016, compared with nearly $946 million in the previous fiscal year, as reported to the National Science Foundation Higher Education Research & Development Survey.

Chancellor Sharp said that the bulk of the research occurred at the System’s flagship campus in College Station, which includes the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and at the System’s agencies, such as the Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service.

“With nearly a $1 billion in total research expenditures, the Texas A&M University System is helping…

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