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In 2017, Montana-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $150 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, Montana-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, Montana‚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 Montana, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 150,958
Department of Agriculture 27,012
Department of Commerce 209
Department of Defense 15,846
Department of Energy 3,694
Department of Health and Human Services 60,891
Department of Homeland Security 0
Department of the Interior 5,335
Department of Transportation 3,282
Environmental Protection Agency 189
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 9,921
National Science Foundation 24,578

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles