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In 2017, Connecticut-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $2.3 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, Connecticut-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, Connecticut’s 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 Connecticut, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 2,349,256
Department of Agriculture 7,668
Department of Commerce 11,785
Department of Defense 1,613,078
Department of Energy 29,590
Department of Health and Human Services 508,454
Department of Homeland Security 10,963
Department of the Interior 3,980
Department of Transportation 1,981
Environmental Protection Agency 4,026
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 102,791
National Science Foundation 54,939

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles