Thanks again to everyone who responded. Here is a summary of responses:


"One solution is the venture capital route. See a) what VC firms gave b)
how much to c) which companies. Then, searching through SEC documents
and/or funding-related press releases might provide more detail about
specific investments...Profiles of the investment will often mention the
clinical nature of the investee's business."


 "Oftentimes, market research is where you find this type of information
aggregated...Another source is annual reports, which tends to be
tedious.  Trends though can show up in trade magazines, as R&D during
the recession."


The National Science Foundation...survey at ... and
September 2009 report at; also
(Stats limited to colleges/universities; some limited info about private
industry funding.) The NSF Survey of Scientific and Engineering
Expenditures at Universities and Colleges currently collects data for
several fields of science and engineering, including some clinical



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