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In 2017, Alaska-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $182 million. They leveraged that investment via their technology transfer efforts to address societal needs, promote economic development and growth, and enhance U.S. competitiveness. From defense to life sciences to energy to agriculture, Alaska-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Alaska, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 182,005
Department of Agriculture 13,656
Department of Commerce 8,481
Department of Defense 41,705
Department of Energy 523
Department of Health and Human Services 19,101
Department of Homeland Security 4,333
Department of the Interior 31,436
Department of Transportation 1,603
Environmental Protection Agency 0
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 20,757
National Science Foundation 40,410

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles