Nebraska

Population: 1,893,765
State Rank: 37
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$89,75334
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$26,06235
National Science Foundation$20,76534
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$136,58036
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical17,155$72,841
Medical Device16,663$53,024
Research, Testing, and Laboratories4,451$60,916
Overall Private Sector786,812$40,640
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$314,000,00039
Industry$539,000,00035
Universities$175,000,00028
Other$76,000,00042
Total$1,105,000,00038
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana