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In 2017, Arizona-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $1.2 billion. 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, Arizona-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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To learn more about, and connect with, Arizona‚Äôs FLC member laboratories, visit FLC Business. The web-based, searchable database displays laboratory profiles with information such as contacts, areas of expertise, laboratory history, website links, and more.

Federal Obligations for R&D in Arizona, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 1,198,750
Department of Agriculture 32,999
Department of Commerce 1,515
Department of Defense 645,909
Department of Energy 20,976
Department of Health and Human Services 201,720
Department of Homeland Security 6,256
Department of the Interior 42,443
Department of Transportation 10,645
Environmental Protection Agency 324
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 94,635
National Science Foundation 141,330

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles