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In 2017, Oregon-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $572 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, Oregon-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Oregon, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 572,522
Department of Agriculture 61,700
Department of Commerce 13,287
Department of Defense 54,599
Department of Energy 13,482
Department of Health and Human Services 316,646
Department of Homeland Security 552
Department of the Interior 11,443
Department of Transportation 7,314
Environmental Protection Agency 10,685
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 14,277
National Science Foundation 68,536

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles