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In 2017, Ohio-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $2.5 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, Ohio-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Ohio, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 2,549,793
Department of Agriculture 26,510
Department of Commerce 3,400
Department of Defense 1,306,108
Department of Energy 37,620
Department of Health and Human Services 760,150
Department of Homeland Security 1,044
Department of the Interior 6,978
Department of Transportation 25,690
Environmental Protection Agency 66,869
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 217,111
National Science Foundation 98,314

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles