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West Virginia

In 2017, West Virginia-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $141 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, West Virginia-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

Connect with West Virginia Laboratories

To learn more about, and connect with, West Virginia‚Äôs 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 West Virginia, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 141,427
Department of Agriculture 28,686
Department of Commerce 106
Department of Defense 2,831
Department of Energy 28,798
Department of Health and Human Services 61,327
Department of Homeland Security 693
Department of the Interior 3,635
Department of Transportation 1,409
Environmental Protection Agency 78
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1,743
National Science Foundation 12,120

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles