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In 2017, Florida-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $2.8 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, Florida-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, Florida’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 Florida, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 2,865,998
Department of Agriculture 73,056
Department of Commerce 42,188
Department of Defense 1,614,511
Department of Energy 37,003
Department of Health and Human Services 644,958
Department of Homeland Security 18,458
Department of the Interior 59,738
Department of Transportation 20,243
Environmental Protection Agency 10,506
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 204,925
National Science Foundation 140,413

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles