Volume 95 Issue 14 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 3, 2017

By the numbers

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: NIH, patent, grant

10%

of NIH grants directly lead to a patent, and 30% are cited in patent applications, according to an analysis of 27 years of awards published in Science (2017, DOI: 10.1126/science.aal0010). The researchers found no relationship between patent citations and whether a grant was for basic or applied research.

 
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