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In 2017, Idaho-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $674 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, Idaho-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, Idaho‚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 Idaho, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 674,547
Department of Agriculture 30,026
Department of Commerce 514
Department of Defense 29,709
Department of Energy 560,908
Department of Health and Human Services 14,547
Department of Homeland Security 726
Department of the Interior 13,787
Department of Transportation 1,142
Environmental Protection Agency 8
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 3,356
National Science Foundation 19,823

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles