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  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions 2020 | Data Tables

    Federal obligations for science and engineering R&D plant to universities and colleges, by state, outlying area, institution, and agency: FY 2020

    These tables present FY 2020 data on federal obligations, including pandemic-related stimulus, to academic and nonprofit institutions for science and engineering research and development. Data include science and engineering support by type of activity, as well as ranking by state, agency, and in...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions 2020 | Data Tables

    Federal obligations for science and engineering research and development and R&D plant to nonprofit institutions, by state, outlying area, institution, and agency: FY 2020

    These tables present FY 2020 data on federal obligations, including pandemic-related stimulus, to academic and nonprofit institutions for science and engineering research and development. Data include science and engineering support by type of activity, as well as ranking by state, agency, and in...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions 2020 | Data Tables

    Federal obligations for science and engineering research and development and R&D plant to nonprofit institutions, ranked by total amount received, by agency: FY 2020

    These tables present FY 2020 data on federal obligations, including pandemic-related stimulus, to academic and nonprofit institutions for science and engineering research and development. Data include science and engineering support by type of activity, as well as ranking by state, agency, and in...

  • Reference

    Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources | II. U.S. Business Enterprise R&D

    Definition

    Topic 730 Research and Development, 730-10-20 Glossary Research is planned search or critical investigation aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope that such knowledge will be useful in developing a new product or service (hereinafter “product”) or a new process or technique (hereinafte...

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    Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources | III. Federal and State Government R&D

    Definition

    Conduct of research and development (R&D): Research and experimental development activities are defined as creative and systematic work undertaken in order to increase the stock of knowledge—including knowledge of people, culture, and society—and to devise new applications using available knowled...

  • Reference

    Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources | III. Federal and State Government R&D

    Definition

    Research and development (R&D) activities are defined as creative and systematic work undertaken in order to increase the stock of knowledge—including knowledge of people, culture, and society—and to devise new applications using available knowledge. For reporting R&D activities, include the foll...

  • Reference

    Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources | III. Federal and State Government R&D

    Description

    The OMB prescribes budget regulations for federal agencies. Part II of Circular A-11 covers development of the president’s budget and provides guidance on agency submissions to OMB. Section 84 of the circular defines budget authority, outlays, and offsetting receipts for the conduct of R&D, const...

  • Analysis | Reports

    Research and Development: U.S. Trends and International Comparisons

    Executive Summary

    Key takeaways: The U.S. research and experimental development (R&D) performance reached $667 billion in 2019 and an estimated $708 billion in 2020, reflecting increases in all sectors (business, higher education, the federal government, nonprofit organizations, and others) but mostly in the busin...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development 2020-2021 | Data Tables

    Federal obligations and outlays for research, experimental development, and R&D plant, by agency: FYs 2020–21

    This set of detailed tables present data on the research and development outlays and obligations of federal agencies. Outlays are provided by agency for total R&D and total R&D plant. Obligations are provided for R&D by agency for type of work (basic research, applied research, experimental devel...

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    Research and Development: U.S. Trends and International Comparisons | Recent Trends in Federal Support for U.S. R&D

    Federal obligations for R&D and R&D plant, by agency and performer: FY 2020

    Investment in R&D is essential for a country’s success in the global economy and for its ability to address challenges and opportunities in diverse societal areas such as health, environment, and national security. This report analyzes trends in U.S. R&D performance and funding, both domestically...