Table 4-9
Budget authority for R&D, by federal agency and character of work (proposed levels): FY 2008
(Millions of current dollars)
 
Agency     All discretionary
budget authority
     All R&D      Basic
research
     Applied
research
     Development      R&D share of
discretionary
budget (%)
 
All federal government   1,074,966   137,912   28,371   26,638   82,903   12.8
DOD   627,718   78,658   1,428   4,357   72,873   12.5
HHS   69,330   28,874   15,615   13,237   22   41.6
NASA   17,310   10,060   2,226   1,127   6,707   58.1
DOE   24,310   8,169   3,409   2,869   1,891   33.6
NSF   6,430   4,373   3,993   380   0   68.0
USDA   20,226   1,911   771   984   156   9.4
DHS   34,511   934   132   533   269   2.7
DOC   6,554   932   164   696   72   14.2
VA   39,418   822   330   444   48   2.1
DOT   12,110   793   0   541   252   6.5
DOI   10,610   619   39   525   55   5.8
EPA   7,200   562   94   364   104   7.8
Other   199,239   1,205   170   581   454   0.6
 

DHS = Department of Homeland Security; DOC = Department of Commerce; DOD = Department of Defense; DOE = Department of Energy; DOI = Department of the Interior; DOT = Department of Transportation; EPA = Environmental Protection Agency; HHS = Department of Health and Human Services; NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NSF = National Science Foundation; USDA = U.S. Department of Agriculture; VA = Department of Veterans Affairs

SOURCE: Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2008 (2007).

Science and Engineering Indicators 2008