1 . N S F - s p o n s o r e d s t u d y , M a r c h 1 9 9 7 ; 2 a n d 3 . S o u r c e s : T h e s o u r c e s o f t h i s d a t a i n c l u d e a v a r i e t y o f f e d e r a l g o v e r n m e n t a g e n c i e s , i n c l u d i n g t h e U . S . O f c e o f M a n a g e m e n t & B u d g e t a n d t h e N a t i o n a l S c i e n c e F o u n d a t i o n .
Key Reports and On-line Resource
Science-Engineering-Technology Working Group (SETWG)
sponsorsthe annual Congressional Visits Day Program See
• Science & Engineering Indicators 2010,
published by the National Science
Board, provides a broad base of quantitative information on the U.S. and interna
-tional science and engineering enterprise. It is created biennially by the NationalScience Foundation’s Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS)See
More than fty years of experience shows that a strongfederal commitment to scientic research is key to buildinga better America.
Discovery and innovation are provenfuels for economic growth and job creation.
And they arevital elements for achieving energy security and sustainingAmerica’s global leadership in science. We must begin toreduce the decit and begin to live within our means. Butwe must be smart about how we go about it.
Federalsupport for science will spur economic growth and help
restore a rm scal foundation for our nation.
A National Science Foundation (NSF) study found that 73%of the science papers cited in industry patents were fundedby taxpayers through the federal government, especiallyuniversity research operations.
New Jersey received $1.495 billion in federal prime awardR&D contracts in FY 2010, with approximately 2,070transactions taking place.
Information and charts on thispage demonstrate the importance of federal investment inR&D to New Jersey’s economy, and its future in the globalmarketplace.
The 2010 CVD State R&D Sheet State Series are made possible by
American Chemical Societywww.acs.org;IEEE-USAwww.ieee-usa.org; and SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineeringwww.spie.org
Top 5 Federally-Funded R&D Contract Product or Service Types Spent in New Jersey FY 2010
Top 5 Recipients of Federal R&D Contracts (not Grants)
Performed in New Jersey FY 2010*
* Note: R&D contract & grant amounts do not include management and administrative fees for
the operation of Government-Owned, Contractor-Operated (GOCO) facilities under OMB denitions.
Top 5 Contracting Agencies for New Jersey R&DInvestments During FY 2010
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