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

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