Summary of NSRC time series metrics for 2000-2015

Notes:

  • The data is drawn from a time series data set of 55 organisations, refer to the 2015 NSRC Methodology for full details
  • All values are expressed in 2015 prices

Table 2a: Resourcing

  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Dedicated Commercialisation staff (FTE) 189.85 231 283 294.01 280.16 295 300.15 291.8 312.2 312.7 306.31 307.36 274.38 314.97 383.54 373.04
 

Table 2b: Intellectual property activity

  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Invention Disclosures (No.) 518 734 734 798 951 919 1,085 1,185 1,318 1,436 1,581 1,638 1,281 1,300 1,156 1,157
 

Table 2c: Licensing activity

  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
LOAs executed
(No.)
412 360 445 431 382 452 516 548 459 483 498 481 480 619 720 619
LOAs yielding income (No.) 487 611 640 627 665 651 702 738 628 691 797 775 759 946.5 632 828
Adjusted gross income from LOAs in constant 2015 prices ($’000) 150,539 105,739 104,245 92,230 81,476 80,703 140,067 258,083 104,876 329,832 158,861 106,662 347,815 121,034 98,267 147,785
 

Table 2d: Start-up company activity

  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Start-up companies formed during the year (No.) 47 62 59 49 29 38 42 34 14 22 16 15 14 22 10 34
Start-ups operational at year end dependent on assignment of technology (No.) 86 112 124 225 251 218 233 234 204 207 195 193 143 205 104 152
Start-ups operational at year end with institutional equity stakes (No.) 69 82 101 179 204 171 193 197 187 189 176 174 125 182 79 123
Value of equity holdings in constant 2015 prices ($’000) 185,043 187,950 165,049 216,269 255,465 211,555 233,124 235,372 203,835 254,687 158,604 142,023 91,905 135,039 94,094 124,590