Many nations help advance scientific knowledge and enhance technological prowess. The United States remains the global leader, but all nations win when knowledge grows. A 2018 report documents America’s contributions.
According to the report, the United States:
- Invests the most in research and development.
- Provides the most business, financial and information services.
- Is the largest producer in high-technology manufacturing.
Here’s a deeper look at some of those findings from the National Science Board of the National Science Foundation.