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In 2017, Virginia-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $6.3 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, Virginia-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Virginia, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 6,310,864
Department of Agriculture 26,684
Department of Commerce 14,846
Department of Defense 4,195,880
Department of Energy 163,857
Department of Health and Human Services 407,930
Department of Homeland Security 261,376
Department of the Interior 141,258
Department of Transportation 215,760
Environmental Protection Agency 34,990
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 656,367
National Science Foundation 191,918

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles