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South Dakota

In 2017, South Dakota-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $77 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, South Dakota-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

Connect with South Dakota Laboratories

To learn more about, and connect with, South Dakota’s 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 South Dakota, 2017 ($ thousands)
 
AGENCY TOTAL
All agencies 77,220
Department of Agriculture 11,776
Department of Commerce 0
Department of Defense 12,567
Department of Energy 726
Department of Health and Human Services 25,606
Department of Homeland Security 0
Department of the Interior 757
Department of Transportation 917
Environmental Protection Agency 300
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 12,509
National Science Foundation 12,063

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles