Florida

Population: 20,244,914
State Rank: 3
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$521,80912
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$138,4936
National Science Foundation$113,2849
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$29932
Total$773,88512
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical63,938$69,530
Medical Device83,484$63,731
Research, Testing, and Laboratories64,057$67,033
Overall Private Sector6,724,415$44,051
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,428,000,0009
Industry$3,353,000,00019
Universities$645,000,0005
Other$863,000,00012
Total$8,289,000,00015
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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