Virginia

Population: 8,327,587
State Rank: 12
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$322,54220
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$93,70511
National Science Foundation$92,15115
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,04516
Total$516,44320
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical26,455$101,736
Medical Device9,330$68,928
Research, Testing, and Laboratories35,933$78,783
Overall Private Sector2,964,308$52,578
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$6,813,000,0003
Industry$2,356,000,00022
Universities$352,000,00015
Other$581,000,00018
Total$10,101,000,00012
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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