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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 founded in a broad research base in advanced electronics. The laboratory is engaged in innovative research and the development and field-testing of prototype systems. The transition of technologies to industry is strongly emphasized. Approximately 3,200 MIT employees work at Lincoln Laboratory.

Lincoln Laboratory Research Expenditures
(figures in millions)
Fiscal Year 2014
Total: $811.3 million

Lincoln Lab research funding expenditures pie chart