Illinois

Population: 12,839,047
State Rank: 5
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$735,888 9
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$129,8777
National Science Foundation$169,415 6
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$14,7505
Total$1,049,9309
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical237,067$168,056
Medical Device58,427$98,148
Research, Testing, and Laboratories49,078$99,110
Overall Private Sector4,967,898$54,297
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,046,000,00012
Industry$11,769,000,0007
Universities$543,000,0006
Other$1,378,000,0008
Total$16,736,000,0009
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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