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Discover research and development trends in government, industry, higher education, and federal research centers.

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Summary

This collection presents trend data on the overall research and development effort in the United States. Information includes R&D expenditures by sector of performance, source of funds, character of R&D work, R&D-to-GDP ratios, and international comparisons.

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The share of U.S. basic research funded by business has increased from 22.8% to 34.2% over 2010–20.

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Data Collection Contact

For additional information about this data collection, or the methodology, contact:

Gary Anderson
Acting Program Director
Phone
(703) 292-8572
Email
ganderso@nsf.gov
Address
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
National Science Foundation
2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite W14200
Alexandria, VA 22314