Washington, DC

Population: 672,228
State Rank: --
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$193,374--
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$211,344 --
National Science Foundation$62,893--
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,366--
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical
Medical Device
Research, Testing, and Laboratories
Overall Private Sector
Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,760,000,000
Industry$153,000,000
Universities$127,000,000
Other$93,000,000
Total$3,133,000
Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America