California

Population: 38,993,940
State Rank: 1
Source: 

U.S. Census Bureau

Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$3,474,1611
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$349,7762
National Science Foundation$453,1151
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$20,0441
Total$4,297,0961
Source: 

Newtarget.com 2015

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical582,124$157,714
Medical Device303,816$99,806
Research, Testing, and Laboratories290,990$135,377
Overall Private Sector13,439,465$58,551
Notes: 

United for Medical Research's 2016 study shows that in 2015 NIH invested $3.4 billion in California, supporting 54,176 jobs.

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

Source: 

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$19,916,000,0001
Industry$69,493,000,0001
Universities$1,263,000,0001
Other$6,858,000,0001
Total$97,531,000,0001
Notes: 

*Other: Non-profit, non-federal, other government

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient