Summary of Selected NSRC survey metrics for 2011-13 by Institution

Note:

  • Totals may not add exactly due to rounding of numbers
  • All dollar values in this table are presented in constant 2013 prices
  • The 2011 figures in this table may differ from the 2010-2011 NSRC report due to some institutions amending their survey returns after publication of that report.

Table 1a: Resourcing for Commercialisation

  CSIRO Other PFRAs Universities MRIs Total
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Total FTE (No.) 143 140 138 48 54 51 448 338 490 42 43 45 681 575 724
Total staff costs ($'000) 21,340 20,847 23,090 6,254 9,627 9,131 58,452 40,937 62,155 6,756 6,649 7,369 92,802 78,061 101, 746

Table 1b: Intellectual property activity

  CSIRO Other PFRAs Universities MRIs Total
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Invention disclosures received (No.) 117 77 84 36 31 31 1,295 971 1,044 257 311 261 1,705 1,390 1,420
Patent and plant breeder rights Filed total (No.) 274 483 496 86 184 143 1,166 945 1,044 231 167 188 1,757 1,779 1,872
Patent and plant breeder rights issued in Australia (No.) 27 39 27 17 31 33 119 77 110 10 21 16 173 168 186
Patent and plant breeder rights issued in the US (No.) 23 41 37 6 12 8 73 45 58 11 14 17 113 112 120
Patent and plant breeder rights issued Elsewhere (No.) 178 174 195 3 5 9 422 341 502 60 57 46 663 576 753
Patent and plant breeder rights issued Total (No.) 228 254 259 26 48 50 615 462 671 81 92 79 950 857 1,059
Patent and plant breeder rights Holdings
Patents pending (No.)
1,845 1,835 1,740 327 345 263 3,206 2,595 3,140 956 682 762 6,334 5,457 5,905
Patent and plant breeder rights Holdings
Patents issued (cumulative)
1,707 1,732 1,764 196 205 212 1,914 1,478 1,939 855 637 657 4,672 4,052 4,572
Patent and plant breeder rights Holdings
Total held (No.)
3,552 3,567 3,504 523 550 475 5,120 4,073 5,079 1,811 1,318 1,419 11,005 9,508 10,477
Patents and plant breeder rights Culled or lapsed  (No.) 264 586 717 0 30 17 336 465 628 126 54 37 726 1,135 1,398

Table 1c: Licensing activity

  CSIRO Other PFRAs Universities MRIs Total
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Material Transfer Agreements (No.) 157 159 138 6 18 27 280 373 427 585 375 346 1,028 925 938
Income from MTAs ($’000) 104 15 6 0 0 0 56 14 2 351 136 212 511 164 220
LOAs executed (No.) 108 100 130 20 25 32 305 319 431 69 47 38 502 491 631
LOAs active (No.) 488 491 479 136 191 207 1,918 1,134 1,611 325 146 157 2,867 1,961 2,454
LOAs yielding income (No.) 263 280 280 13 0 1 447 434 618 68 48 51 791 762 950
Adjusted gross LOA income ($’000) 37,271 284,706 41,493 610 0 3 62,371 33,115 70,690 30,026 26,897 8,025 130,278 344,718 120,210

Table 1d: Start-up company activity

  CSIRO Other PFRAs Universities MRIs Total
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Start-up companies created (No.) 0 0 0 2 3 3 14 12 21 1 7 2 17 22 26
Capital raising- total ($’000) 73,984 2,964 40,373 3,049 2,822 7,500 64,947 15,935 48,507 25,305 21,934 0 167,284 43,654 96,380
Operational start-up companies which are dependent on licensing/assignment of technologies (No.) 7 8 1 6 7 10 172 113 182 14 23 23 199 151 216
Start-up companies in which institutions have an equity holding (No.) 5 6 1 5 6 8 156 97 159 13 23 23 179 132 191
Value of equity holdings ($’000) 29,376 16,136 11,284 1,582 5,129 5,329 110,259 65,088 111,006 944 13,277 16,430 142,162 99,629 144,050

Table 1e: Research contracts and consultancy activity

  CSIRO Other PFRAs Universities MRIs Total
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Contracts and consultancy agreements entered into (No.) 2,210 1,928 1,891 812 66 74 11,849 8,915 10,046 558 237 217 15,429 11,146 12,228
Total gross agreed value ($’000) 349,284 388,734 347,900 38,896 22,195 37, 535 1,011,978 936,959 1,151,840 58,104 39,522 38,671 1,458,262 1,387,410 1,575,946

Table 1f: Skills development and transfer activity

  CSIRO Other PFRAs Universities MRIs Total
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Research postgraduates employed in start-up companies (No.) 38 0 0 1 0 0 65 81 73 35 16 16 139 97 89