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In 2017, Kansas-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $211 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, Kansas-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Kansas, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 211,646
Department of Agriculture 35,852
Department of Commerce 0
Department of Defense 18,725
Department of Energy 5,899
Department of Health and Human Services 101,764
Department of Homeland Security 0
Department of the Interior 5,946
Department of Transportation 6,300
Environmental Protection Agency 117
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1,743
National Science Foundation 35,301

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles