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In 2017, Minnesota-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $985 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, Minnesota-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Minnesota, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 985,781
Department of Agriculture 44,329
Department of Commerce 1,197
Department of Defense 233,261
Department of Energy 21,669
Department of Health and Human Services 565,866
Department of Homeland Security 841
Department of the Interior 5,365
Department of Transportation 6,582
Environmental Protection Agency 10,146
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 12,034
National Science Foundation 84,491

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles