National Patterns of R&D Resources: 2015-16 Data Update

This report provides current data on the levels and key trends of the performance and funding of research and development in the United States, with comparisons to the historical record (back to 1953). Detailed statistical tables present data on U.S. R&D expenditures by performing sector, source of funds, type of R&D, and state. Data are drawn from five surveys from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation.