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In 2017, Delaware-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $168 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, Delaware-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Delaware, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 168,622
Department of Agriculture 4,745
Department of Commerce 45,106
Department of Defense 28,587
Department of Energy 17,961
Department of Health and Human Services 40,906
Department of Homeland Security 248
Department of the Interior 1,572
Department of Transportation 2,094
Environmental Protection Agency 214
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5,949
National Science Foundation 21,241

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles