West Virginia

West Virginia

In 2016, West Virginia-based federal agencies and laboratories received a federal R&D investment of $144 million. They leveraged that investment via their technology transfer efforts to address societal needs, promote economic development and growth, and enhance U.S. competitiveness. From defense to life sciences to energy to agriculture, West Virginia-based federal agencies and labs are meeting the technology transfer mission envisioned by Congress.

Connect with West Virginia Laboratories

To learn more about, and connect with, West Virginia’s FLC member laboratories, visit FLC Business. The web-based, searchable database displays laboratory profiles with information such as contacts, areas of expertise, laboratory history, website links, and more.

Federal Obligations for R&D in West Virginia, 2016 ($ thousands)
All agencies 144,717
Department of Agriculture 30,700
Department of Commerce 215
Department of Defense 7,896
Department of Energy 30,520
Department of Health and Human Services 56,292
Department of Homeland Security 657
Department of the Interior 2,623
Department of Transportation 1,295
Environmental Protection Agency 58
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1,619
National Science Foundation 12,841

Source: NSF Science and Engineering Profiles


Robert Griesbach

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Advanced Process Engineering Co-Simulator (APECS)

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