The University of Michigan is an essential partner with the federal government, helping to maintain and strengthen the national security, innovation and research agenda. This partnership covered 54 percent of the university’s total volume of research in fiscal year 2020, with $887 million in federally sponsored research over the last fiscal year. Learn more below about how seven federal agencies support the U-M research enterprise.
Download the National Institutes of Health Research Report
The National Institutes of Health partners with researchers across U-M to advance knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems, and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life and reduce illness and disability.
Download the National Science Foundation Research Report
The National Science Foundation partners with researchers across U-M to strengthen the United States economy, while also enhancing the nation’s security and advancing knowledge to sustain global leadership.
Download the Department of Defense Research Report
The Department of Defense partners with researchers across U-M to provide branches of the military with the necessary resources to ensure they are well-equipped to address complex challenges and threats facing our nation.
Download the Department of Energy Research Report
The Department of Energy partners with researchers across U-M to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
Download the NASA Research Report
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration partners with researchers across U-M to discover and expand knowledge for the benefit of humanity, while supporting innovation and technology development to advance our space exploration capabilities.
Download the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Research Report
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partners with researchers across U-M to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts, while also working to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
Download the Department of Transportartion Research Report
The Department of Transportation partners with researchers across U-M to ensure a safe, efficient and modern transportation system, which improves quality of life and increases the productivity of workers and business.