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  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Federal Science and Engineering Support to Higher Education Increased 3% in FY 2020

    Federal Science and Engineering Support to Higher Education Increased 3% in FY 2020

    In FY 2020, federal agency obligations to universities and colleges for science and engineering (S&E) activities increased 3% from FY 2019 to a high of $39.1 billion in current dollars (figure 1). However, when adjusted for inflation, the FY 2020 obligations of $34.4 billion are below those of FY...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

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

    Federal obligations for COVID-19 related R&D and all other R&D, by agency: FY 2020

    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...

  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Driven by Stimulus Funding, Federal R&D Obligations Increased 18% in 2020; Largest Year-to-Year Change since 1963

    Driven by Stimulus Funding, Federal R&D Obligations Increased 18% in 2020; Largest Year-to-Year Change since 1963

    FY 2020 federal obligations for research and experimental development (R&D) totaled $167.4 billion, an increase of nearly 18% from FY 2019 obligations of $142.4 billion (figure 1). FY 2021 R&D obligations are estimated to increase an additional 7% to $179.5 billion. When adjusted for inflation, t...

  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Driven by Stimulus Funding, Federal R&D Obligations Increased 18% in 2020; Largest Year-to-Year Change since 1963

    Federal Funding for COVID-19 R&D

    In FY 2020, federal obligations for COVID-19 R&D totaled $23.3 billion, or 14%, of total federal R&D obligations (table 5). With $21.5 billion in obligations for COVID-19 R&D, HHS accounted for nearly 93% of all COVID-19 R&D funding, which included $15.4 billion in obligations from BARDA, $6.0 bi...

  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Driven by Stimulus Funding, Federal R&D Obligations Increased 18% in 2020; Largest Year-to-Year Change since 1963

    Federal Funding for Experimental Development

    In FY 2020, federal obligations for experimental development increased $20.8 billion (34%), nearly five times that of research obligations ($4.8 billion, 5%). Total FY 2020 obligations for experimental development totaled $82.1 billion, up from $61.3 billion in FY 2019 (figure 3). While DOD’s obl...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Driven by Stimulus Funding, Federal R&D Obligations Increased 18% in 2020; Largest Year-to-Year Change since 1963

    Federal obligations for COVID-19 R&D and all other R&D, by selected departments and agencies: FY 2020

    Federal obligations for research and experimental development rose nearly 18% from FY 2019 to FY 2020, reaching $167.4 billion. This is the largest annual increase in current dollars since 1963. Obligations for research and experimental development from stimulus funding totaled $19.5 billion. The...

  • Analysis | Reports

    Academic Research and Development | Education, Training, and Academic R&D

    COVID-19 and Academic R&D

    When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the United States in March 2020, it disrupted R&D performed by colleges and universities. The need for social distancing led to laboratory closures, curtailment of projects, and resource allocation shifts (Morgan and Sargent 2020). While most research activities ...

  • Analysis | Reports

    Academic Research and Development

    Education, Training, and Academic R&D

    Undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers (postdocs) are vital to the academic R&D enterprise and constitute a significant portion of the individuals funded by research grants at many institutions (IRIS 2021). Education and training often go hand-in-hand with R&D performanc...

  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Federal R&D Obligations Increased 10% in 2019; Largest Year-to-Year Change Since 2009

    Federal Funding for Experimental Development

    Although DOD’s share of obligations for research constituted 10% ($8.3 billion) of total federal research obligations ($81.1 billion) in FY 2019, their share of obligations for experimental development was much larger at 82% ($50.5 billion of the $61.3 billion total) (table 4). DOD reports two ca...