Economic Impact of Health Research

Investment in Research and Development by Funding Source (2010)

Source of R&D Funding

Investment

State Rank

Federal Government

$885,000,000

25

Industry

$3,399,000,000

16

Universities

$265,000,000

14

Total*

$4,549,000,000

23

*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)

Wisconsin

Residents

State Rank

Population, July 1, 2013

5,742,713

20

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics for research-driven health industries (2012)

Industry

Employment

Annual Salary

Pharmaceutical

4,103

$65,288

Medical Device

10,912

$84,177

Research, Testing, and Laboratories

13,405

$61,910

Overall Private Sector

2,306,190

$41,749

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 $372 million in Wisconsin, supporting 7,436 jobs.



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