Iowa

Population: 3,121,997
State Rank: 30
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$159,95326
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$36,58929
National Science Foundation$35,12127
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$18333
Total$231,84627
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical25,536$66,440
Medical Device6,902$46,491
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,682$66,275
Overall Private Sector1,280,079$41,964
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$940,000,00025
Industry$1,186,000,00028
Universities$218,000,00021
Other$261,000,00028
Total$2,605,000,00031
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
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America