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In 2017, Nevada-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $338 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, Nevada-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Nevada, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 338,354
Department of Agriculture 7,951
Department of Commerce 127
Department of Defense 133,204
Department of Energy 125,881
Department of Health and Human Services 31,701
Department of Homeland Security 1,124
Department of the Interior 4,592
Department of Transportation 2,172
Environmental Protection Agency 5,373
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 11,997
National Science Foundation 14,232

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles