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In 2017, Mississippi-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $449 mllion. 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, Mississippi-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Mississippi, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 449,462
Department of Agriculture 102,173
Department of Commerce 13,563
Department of Defense 155,394
Department of Energy 5,720
Department of Health and Human Services 58,197
Department of Homeland Security 5
Department of the Interior 2,771
Department of Transportation 5,159
Environmental Protection Agency 0
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 94,150
National Science Foundation 12,330

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles