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In 2017, Missouri-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $1.6 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, Missouri-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, Missouri‚Äôs 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 Missouri, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 1,603,792
Department of Agriculture 30,508
Department of Commerce 511
Department of Defense 759,534
Department of Energy 172,523
Department of Health and Human Services 536,866
Department of Homeland Security 630
Department of the Interior 6,268
Department of Transportation 3,968
Environmental Protection Agency 1,430
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 30,211
National Science Foundation 61,343

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles