Table 4-16
Federal obligations for R&D and R&D plant, by agency and performer: FY 2009
(Millions of dollars)
 
              ARRA Funds   Total by performers
Agency   Total   R&D   R&D plant   R&D R&D plant   Intramural and FFRDCs Percent of total Extramural performers Percent of total
 
All agencies   136,996.5   133,349.0   3,647.5   8,714.1 1,367.8   42,954.7 31.4 94,041.8 68.6
Department of Defense   68,230.2   68,113.0   117.2   184.2 0.0   18,695.1 27.4 49,535.1 72.6
Department of Health and Human Services   35,735.9   35,584.0   151.9   4,889.0 49.7   7,546.7 21.1 28,189.2 78.9
Department of Energy   11,562.2   9,889.9   1,672.3   1,393.4 813.2   8,853.3 76.6 2,709.0 23.4
National Science Foundation   6,924.8   6,095.2   829.6   1,807.6 388.5   303.8 4.4 6,618.2 95.6
National Aeronautics and Space Administration   5,937.1   5,937.0   0.1   314.7 0.0   1,958.1 33.0 3,979.0 67.0
Department of Agriculture   2,347.2   2,269.7   77.5   0.4 11.0   1,576.9 67.2 770.3 32.8
Department of Commerce   1,533.3   1,146.9   386.4   46.0 98.7   1,181.4 77.0 351.9 23.0
Department of Homeland Security   983.6   672.5   311.1   0.0 0.0   596.5 60.6 387.0 39.3
Department of Transportation   846.3   826.0   20.3   0.0 0.0   280.5 33.2 565.7 66.8
Department of the Interior   738.8   732.4   6.4   59.6 0.0   602.5 81.6 136.3 18.4
Environmental Protection Agency   552.8   552.8   0.0   0.0 0.0   414.1 74.9 138.8 25.1
Department of Veterans Affairs   510.0   510.0   0.0   0.0 0.0   510.0 100.0 0.0 0.0
Department of Education   322.4   322.4   0.0   0.0 0.0   15.6 4.8 306.7 95.2
Smithsonian Institution   226.7   152.0   74.7   0.0 6.7   226.7 100.0 0.0 0.0
Agency for International Development   160.1   160.1   0.0   0.0 0.0   10.6 6.6 149.5 93.4
All other agencies   385.1   385.1   0.0   19.2 0.0   183.0 47.5 204.9 53.2
 

FFRDC = federally funded research and development center

NOTES: Table lists all agencies with R&D obligations greater than $100 million in FY 2009. Data include obligations from the additional federal R&D funding appropriated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. R&D is basic research, applied research, and development; does not include R&D plant. Intramural activities include actual intramural R&D performance and costs associated with planning and administration of both intramural and extramural programs by federal personnel. Extramural performers includes federally funded R&D performed in the United States and U.S. territories by industry, universities and colleges, other nonprofit institutions, state and local governments, and foreign organizations. All other agencies includes Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of State, Department of the Treasury, Appalachian Regional Commission, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Social Security Administration.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Federal Funds for Research and Development (FY 2009–11). See appendix table 4-31.

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