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In 2017, Hawaii-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $275 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, Hawaii-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Hawaii, 2017 ($ thousands):
All agencies 275,389
Department of Agriculture 17,318
Department of Commerce 11,204
Department of Defense 123,313
Department of Energy 4,453
Department of Health and Human Services 49,257
Department of Homeland Security 756
Department of the Interior 2,604
Department of Transportation 4,771
Environmental Protection Agency 189
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 28,349
National Science Foundation 33,176

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profile