Massachusetts

Population: 6,784,240
State Rank: 15
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$2,424,537 2
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$118,7548
National Science Foundation$254,4153
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$19,1722
Total$2,816,8783
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical115,243$143,683
Medical Device96,087$104,351
Research, Testing, and Laboratories149,794$136,027
Overall Private Sector2,929,728$64,756
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$6,517,000,0004
Industry$14,157,000,0002
Universities$412,000,00011
Other$3,044,000,0002
Total$24,129,000,0002
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient