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In 2017, Wisconsin-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $729 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, Wisconsin-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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To learn more about, and connect with, Wisconsin’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 Wisconsin, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 729,545
Department of Agriculture 57,741
Department of Commerce 2,176
Department of Defense 46,284
Department of Energy 68,306
Department of Health and Human Services 418,144
Department of Homeland Security 648
Department of the Interior 9,774
Department of Transportation 5,193
Environmental Protection Agency 1,194
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 13,828
National Science Foundation 106,257

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles