From which government, NGO or Private companies do universities receive funding’ for research?

Santino Pani made this Freedom of Information request to Edinburgh Napier University

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Dear Edinburgh Napier University,

I am writing you for a Request of information, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) on the following topics: “From which government authorities, NGO or Private companies do universities receive funding’ for research?”, a research based on information of public interest, for journalism purposes.

Can you provide information to the following questions?
1) What is the total amount that the university received in funds for research, industrial consultancy fees and/or funded researches from government, NGO or private companies in the last five financial years (from 2013 till 2017)? The information should be broken down by organization or company name, year per year (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), in a CSV format, if possible.
2) A portfolio statement for the funds the university has investments in. If you do not have a copy of it, can you provide a list of funds and corresponding management companies? Details should be broken down year by year, for the last financial years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), provided in a CSV format, if possible.
3) Can you provide details of research projects (such as executive summary and details of reports’ publication, university department and researchers’ names) of projects whose funds exceed £50,000, in the same period of time (2013-2017)?

Yours faithfully,

Santino Pani

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Dear Pani Santino,

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Yours sincerely,

Governance Services
Edinburgh Napier University
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Edinburgh
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Dear Pani Santino,

Please find attached additional information for the response provided previously.

Yours sincerely,

Governance Services
Edinburgh Napier University
Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus
Edinburgh
EH11 4BN
E: [Edinburgh Napier University request email]
http://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/univers...

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