Mississippi

Population: 2,989,390
State Rank: 32
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$47,743 40
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$28,58633
National Science Foundation$17,86337
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$94,19238
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical9,371$53,951
Medical Device2,791$40,724
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,272$50,918
Overall Private Sector865,716$36,503
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$696,000,00032
Industry$219,000,00044
Universities$107,000,00034
Other$121,000,00037
Total$1,143,000,00036
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