Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2003–05.

Appendix D. Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, by Agency and Type of Administration

The following is the master list of federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). The list is arranged by sponsoring agency and administering organization. Respondents used the FFRDC category to report funds obligated to centers identified on this list. FFRDC administrators are listed in parentheses.


[1] These portions of RAND Corporation are FFRDCs: National Defense Research Institute (formerly Defense/Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff), Project Air Force, the Arroyo Center, and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (formerly Critical Technologies Institute).

[2] On 1 April 2000, Oak Ridge National Laboratory acquired a new nonprofit administrator (UT-Battelle LLC). The previous administrator was the industrial firm Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp.

[3] In 2000 the name was changed from NCI Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center. It remains an FFRDC.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation/Division of Science Resources Statistics. Updates of this list are available at http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ffrdc/.

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