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In 2017, Michigan-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $1.4 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, Michigan-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Michigan, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 1,491,405
Department of Agriculture 28,859
Department of Commerce 22,739
Department of Defense 403,362
Department of Energy 72,920
Department of Health and Human Services 711,201
Department of Homeland Security 3,010
Department of the Interior 9,890
Department of Transportation 10,567
Environmental Protection Agency 2,182
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 29,116
National Science Foundation 197,559

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles