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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 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...

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    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...

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

    General Notes

    These tables present the results of FY 2020 Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions. This congressionally mandated survey is the only source of comprehensive data on federal obligations to academic and nonprofit institutions for scie...

  • Reference

    Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources | IV. U.S. Higher Education R&D and R&D by Nonprofit Organizations

    Definition

    For the purposes of this survey, research includes research and experimental development. Research and experimental development comprise creative and systematic work to Increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humankind, culture, and society OR Devise new applications of available ...

  • Reference

    Definitions of Research and Development: An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources | V. R&D in National Accounts and Globalization Manuals

    Definition

    3.234. Research and development services covers those services that are associated with basic research, applied research and experimental development of new products and processes and covers activities in the physical sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. Guide to Measuring Global Pro...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

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

    Annual rates of change in U.S. R&D expenditures, by performing sector: 1990–2020

    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...

  • Analysis | Reports

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

    Basic Research

    Higher education institutions continued to be the largest performer of U.S. basic research in 2019, while the federal government remained the largest source of funding for basic research. Higher education performed just under half (48%) of all basic research, and the federal government funded abo...

  • 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...

  • Analysis | Reports

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

    Experimental Development

    The business sector predominates in experimental development, performing 90% of the R&D in this category in 2019 (Table RD-3). The federal government accounted for another 7%, much of it defense related, with the federal government itself the primary user of the results. By contrast, higher educa...

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    Research and Development: U.S. Trends and International Comparisons | Cross-National Comparisons of R&D Performance

    Gross expenditures on R&D for selected countries, by performing sector and source of funds: 2019 or most recent year

    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...