Georgia

Population: 10,199,398
State Rank: 8
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$507,03513
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$158,5885
National Science Foundation$104,34510
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,23327
Total$771,20113
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical33,700$82,568
Medical Device19,745$70,046
Research, Testing, and Laboratories24,962$55,681
Overall Private Sector3,375,749$48,794
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,603,000,00021
Industry$3,295,000,00020
Universities$463,000,0008
Other$591,000,00017
Total$5,952,000,00022
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & 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
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