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In 2017, Maryland-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $15.4 billion. 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, Maryland-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, Maryland’s 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 Maryland, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 15,416,755
Department of Agriculture 176,649
Department of Commerce 840,824
Department of Defense 3,296,338
Department of Energy 53,700
Department of Health and Human Services 8,762,512
Department of Homeland Security 149,487
Department of the Interior 75,942
Department of Transportation 36,299
Environmental Protection Agency 17,376
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1,705,785
National Science Foundation 301,844

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles