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In 2017, Maine-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $158 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, Maine-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Maine, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 158,035
Department of Agriculture 8,983
Department of Commerce 4,428
Department of Defense 25,727
Department of Energy 1,009
Department of Health and Human Services 88,900
Department of Homeland Security 54
Department of the Interior 2,914
Department of Transportation 2,838
Environmental Protection Agency 189
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 3,493
National Science Foundation 19,501

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles