Alaska

Population: 737,709
State Rank: 48
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$13,53048
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19,77641
National Science Foundation$13,29643
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$46,60246
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical00
Medical Device320$67.213
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1006$54,513
Overall Private Sector252,818$52,655
Source: 

Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2016

United for Medical Research's 2016 study shows that in 2015 NIH invested $13.5 million in Alaska, supporting 361 jobs.

For more information about research investments in Alaska, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

 

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$185,000,00043
Industry$23,000,00049
Universities$50,000,00041
Total$34,000,00049
Total$292,000,00048
Notes: 

Other includes funding from non-profit, non-federal, and other government funding

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science and Engineering Indicators, 2016

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America