Ohio

Population: 11,605,090
State Rank: 7
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$670,05110
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$79,06014
National Science Foundation$98,32513
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$9,3948
Total$856,83010
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical62,105$90,603
Medical Device39,387$54,523
Research, Testing, and Laboratories42,357$74,402
Overall Private Sector4,476,161$45,488
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,517,000,0008
Industry$5,402,000,00012
Universities$366,000,00014
Other$1,642,000,0006
Total$10,928,000,00011
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco