North Carolina

Population: 10,035,186
State Rank: 9
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,055,162 6
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$90,99712
National Science Foundation$102,39712
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$14,8664
Total$1,263,4227
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical247,703$99,867
Medical Device38,234$60,063
Research, Testing, and Laboratories73,667$86,279
Overall Private Sector3,375,691$45,021
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,270,000,00018
Industry$5,143,000,00014
Universities$425,000,00010
Other$1,542,000,0007
Total$9,382,000,00013
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