Rhode Island

Population: 1,055,607
State Rank: 43
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$132,45330
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$21,85240
National Science Foundation$38,410 24
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,76923
Total$195,48431
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical17,487$116,973
Medical Device7,174$65,247
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,683$65,486
Overall Private Sector404,468$47,443
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$593,000,00033
Industry$408,000,00037
Universities$206,000,00024
Other$83,000,00041
Total$1,291,000,00035
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