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UW in Top Ten for Royalties and Patents

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LICENSING INCOME
$85.9 million
$61.1 million
$43.1 million
$37.6 million
$37.5 million
$35.2 million
$29.1 million
$26.7 million
$25.4 million
$24.4 million

COLLEGE
New York Univ.
Univ. of California system
Stanford Univ.
Univ. of Wisconsin
Univ. of Minnesota
Univ. of Florida
Univ. of Washington
Univ. of Rochester
Cal Tech
Michigan State Univ.

A survey by the Association of University Technology Managers puts the University of Washington among the top 10 colleges in the nation for generating income from research discoveries. Nationally more than $968 million was raised in licensing income in 2003-04, and universities reported spinning off 348 new companies. The UW numbers include revenue from the Washington Research Foundation.