Connecticut

Population: 3,584,730
State Rank: 29
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$461,25316
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$45,24223
National Science Foundation$38,82123
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,63618
Total$549,95217
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical52,731$162,872
Medical Device33,608$73,926
Research, Testing, and Laboratories17,792$109,105
Overall Private Sector1,417,420$64,783
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,560,000,00015
Industry$5,527,000,00011
Universities$144,000,00029
Other$449,000,00023
Total$8,681,000,00014
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana