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In 2017, Nebraska-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $210 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, Nebraska-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Nebraska, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 210,591
Department of Agriculture 44,067
Department of Commerce 799
Department of Defense 9,027
Department of Energy 6,030
Department of Health and Human Services 108,809
Department of Homeland Security 150
Department of the Interior 2,807
Department of Transportation 6,443
Environmental Protection Agency 0
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1,864
National Science Foundation 30,594

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles