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


National Science Foundation
Arden L. Bement, Jr.

Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
David W. Lightfoot
Assistant Director

Division of Science Resources Statistics
Lynda T. Carlson
Division Director
Mary J. Frase
Deputy Director

Ronald S. Fecso
Chief Statistician

Research and Development Statistics Program
John E. Jankowski
Program Director

Division of Science Resources Statistics
The Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS) fulfills the legislative mandate of the National Science Foundation Act to ...

provide a central clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, and analysis of data on scientific and engineering resources and to provide a source of information for policy formulation by other agencies of the Federal Government...

To carry out this mandate, SRS designs, supports, and directs periodic surveys as well as a variety of other data collections and research projects. These surveys yield the materials for SRS staff to compile, analyze, and disseminate quantitative information about domestic and international resources devoted to science, engineering, and technology.

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Suggested Citation Top.
National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2003–05, NSF 06-313, Project Officer, Ronald L. Meeks (Arlington, VA 2006).

April 2006

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Acknowledgments Top.

John E. Jankowski, Program Director, Research and Development Statistics Program, Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS), National Science Foundation (NSF), provided overall direction for this report, with additional guidance and review provided by Mary J. Frase, Deputy Director, SRS, and Ronald S. Fecso, Chief Statistician, SRS. The SRS Information and Technology Services Program (ITSP) provided editorial assistance and final composition for this report. ITSP also oversaw electronic publication. QRC Division of Macro International Inc. (ORC Macro) of Bethesda, MD, under NSF contract number SRS-02-42881, prepared the tables, general and technical notes, and report copy. ORC Macro staff members who worked on this project were Maggie Carlin, Barbara DePaul, Kevin Greenberg, Gail Henry, Cheryl Lloyd, Donald McMaster, Michael Rossi, Doorjodhan Singh, Susan Wimmer, and Emily Wuerker.

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