research & development funding

Facts

The feds support science & technology research both by giving out funds to government agencies and by offering tax breaks for private companies that invest in their own R&D. Here we just take a snapshot of the feds' direct funding, with data from AAAS.

direct research & development

total - military & non-military

over the years - $ billions (in 2006 constant dollars)

source: AAAS (copy and paste job)

non-military

over the years - $ billions (in 2006 constant dollars)

source: AAAS (copy and paste job)

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