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In 2017, Utah-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $1 billion. They leverage 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, Utah-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

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Federal Obligations for R&D in Utah, 2017 ($ thousands)
All agencies 1,057,535
Department of Agriculture 36,017
Department of Commerce 1,461
Department of Defense 480,562
Department of Energy 12,779
Department of Health and Human Services 195,635
Department of Homeland Security 1,377
Department of the Interior 7,137
Department of Transportation 5,679
Environmental Protection Agency 450
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 265,805
National Science Foundation 50,632

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles