Table 4-7
Federal budget authority for R&D and R&D plant: FY 2008–10
(Millions of current dollars)
 
Performer/character of work FY 2008
Actual
FY 2009
Enacted
FY 2009
ARRAa
FY 2010
Requested
  Annual change (%)b
  2008–09 2009–10
 
All R&D, R&D facilities and equipment 143,746 147,065 18,335 147,620   2.3 0.4
DOD (military) 82,278 81,616 300 79,687   –0.8 –2.4
HHS 29,265 30,415 11,103 30,936   3.9 1.7
NIH 28,547 29,748 10,400 30,184   4.2 1.5
All other HHS R&D 718 667 703 752   –7.1 12.7
NASA 11,182 10,401 925 11,439   –7.0 10.0
DOE 9,807 10,621 2,446 10,740   8.3 1.1
NSF 4,580 4,857 2,900 5,312   6.0 9.4
USDA 2,336 2,421 176 2,272   3.6 –6.2
DOC 1,160 1,292 411 1,330   11.4 2.9
NOAA 625 700 1 644   12.0 –8.0
NIST 498 550 410 637   10.4 15.8
VA 960 1,020 0 1,160   6.3 13.7
DHS 995 1,096 0 1,125   10.2 2.6
DOT 875 913 0 939   4.3 2.8
DOI 683 692 74 730   1.3 5.5
USGS 586 611 74 649   4.3 6.2
EPA 551 580 0 619   5.3 6.7
ED 313 323 0 384   3.2 18.9
All other 761 818 0 947   7.5 15.8
 
Research 56,026 58,647 13,285 59,023   4.7 0.6
Basic 28,613 29,881 11,365 30,884   4.4 3.4
Applied 27,413 28,766 1,920 28,139   4.9 –2.2
Development 83,254 83,887 1,408 84,054   0.8 0.2
R&D facilities and equipment 4,466 4,531 3,642 4,543   1.5 0.3
 
Defense R&D 84,337 85,426 300 83,760   1.3 –2.0
Nondefense R&D 59,409 61,639 18,035 63,860   3.8 3.6
 
All R&D, R&D facilities and equipment (2000 constant $millions) 117,286 118,267 14,745 117,532   0.8 –0.6
 

ARRA = American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; 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; ED = Department of Education; EPA = Environmental Protection Agency; HHS = Department of Health and Human Services; NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NIH = National Institutes of Health; NIST = National Institute of Standards and Technology; NOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; NSF = National Science Foundation; USDA = U.S. Department of Agriculture; USGS = U.S. Geological Survey; VA = Department of Veterans Affairs

aBased on preliminary allocations of ARRA. These figures may change.

bExcludes appropriations from ARRA. Change is FY 2008 actual appropriations to FY 2009 enacted appropriations; FY 2009 enacted appropriations to FY 2010 requested appropriations.

SOURCES: Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2010, 7 May 2009; and Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, Federal R&D, Technology, and STEM Education in the 2010 Budget, 7 May 2009.

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