Louisiana

Population: 4,668,960
State Rank: 25
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$129,541 31
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$56,46319
National Science Foundation$23,77232
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$209,77630
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical5,730$60,253
Medical Device951$67,207
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,726$47,079
Overall Private Sector1,609,288$45,800
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$417,000,00035
Industry$282,000,00039
Universities$198,000,00026
Other$215,000,00031
Total$1,112,000,00037
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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The Honorable John E. Porter