Economic Impact of Health Research

Investment in Research and Development by Funding Source (2010)

Source of R&D Funding

Investment

State Rank

Federal Government

$1,255,000,000

22

Industry

$5,482,000,000

11

Universities

$147,000,000

28

Total*

$6,884,000,000

16

*Note that the total does not include estimates for philanthropic funding. Philanthropic funding, including that by voluntary health organizations, is not available on a state by state basis.

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2014

Population (2013)

Connecticut

Residents

State Rank

Population, July 1, 2013

3,596,080

29

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics for research-driven health industries (2012)

Industry

Employment

Annual Salary

Pharmaceutical

6,169

$157,057

Medical Device

8,781

$73,606

Research, Testing, and Laboratories

4,739

$103,789

Overall Private Sector

1,391,273

$63,470

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2014



United for Medical Research's 2014 study, shows that in 2013 NIH invested $444.6 million in Connecticut, supporting 5,993 jobs.


For more information about NIH funding in Connecticut, please see the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s fact sheet here.