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State government agency expenditures for research and development totaled $2.4 billion in FY 2019, down from $2.5 billion in FY 2018
How much R&D with health or medical applications was performed by businesses in the United States in 2018?
Software-related R&D was by far the largest technology focus in 2018, representing over one-third of all U.S. business R&D performance ($166 billion of $441 billion)
Total R&D performed by U.S. higher education institutions in FY 2019
Growth in R&D performed by U.S. higher education institutions from FY 2018 to FY 2019
Last Updated: March 23, 2021