The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) is the nation's leading provider of statistical data on the U.S. science and engineering enterprise. As a principal federal statistical agency, NCSES serves as a clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, analysis, and dissemination of objective science and engineering data.NCSES Values Your Input
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Did you know NCSES pushes the science and engineering knowledge frontier?
Total R&D performed in the United States in 2017, up from $494 billion in 2015 and $407 billion in 2010
Life sciences has largest share of research obligations among all science and engineering fields ($37 billion out of $75 billion in FY 2018)
Awards given by the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program in 2018, accounting for almost $3 billion in funding
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NCSES is your credible source for statistical data on the U.S. science and engineering enterprise.
Last Updated: October 09, 2020