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In 2017, Louisiana-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $332 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, Louisiana-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Louisiana, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 332,354
Department of Agriculture 41,081
Department of Commerce 1,818
Department of Defense 58,250
Department of Energy 11,492
Department of Health and Human Services 145,715
Department of Homeland Security 445
Department of the Interior 20,677
Department of Transportation 2,779
Environmental Protection Agency 1,683
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 16,682
National Science Foundation 31,732

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles