Lincoln Laboratory

MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, located in Lexington, Massachusetts, is a federally funded research and development center focused on applying advanced technology to problems of national security. Lincoln Laboratory’s core competencies are in sensors, information extraction (signal processing and embedded computing), communications, integrated sensing, and decision support, all supported by a broad research base in advanced electronics. Other areas of innovative research and development are cybersecurity, autonomous systems, bioengineering, and homeland protection. The laboratory has a strong focus on developing and field-testing unique prototype systems, and is very engaged in transitioning technologies to industry. Approximately 3,988 MIT employees work at Lincoln Laboratory.

Lincoln Laboratory Program Funding,
by Mission Area (in Millions),*
Fiscal Year 2016
Total: $973

Lincoln Lab research funding expenditures pie chart