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

Santino Pani made this Freedom of Information request to Glasgow Caledonian University

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Dear Glasgow Caledonian 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

Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Dear Mr Pani

Glasgow Caledonian University has received your request for information. The University is currently processing this and will get back to you as soon as possible. It will be responded to under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Yours sincerely
Linda Reid

Linda Reid
Department of Governance

T: +44 (0)141 273 1451 | F: +44 (0)141 331 8797 | E: [email address]
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA,
Scotland, United Kingdom

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Freedom of Information Enquiries,

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Dear Mr Pani

I refer to your request for information. The University's response is attached

Question 1 is attached as a spreadsheet with one sheet for each year.
Question 2 is attached in the form of a number of statements (8).
Question 3 is attached as a spreadsheet. Please note in response to question 3, we do not hold some of the information that you have requested, in particular executive summaries and report dates, therefore the University is relying on an exemption in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 Section 17 (1) (b) Information not held.

Please also find attached a review notice setting out the steps you may take if you are not satisfied with the response provided to your request.

If there are any questions in relation to this request, please contact the University at [Glasgow Caledonian University request email]

Yours sincerely

Jean Ash

Jean Ash
Information Compliance, Governance and Records Manager | Department of Governance

T: +44 (0)141 331 3341| F: +44 (0)141 331 8797 | E: [email address] Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Dear Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Thank you for your repsonse.

Yours sincerely,

Santino Pani