Alaska

Population: 737,438
State Rank: 48
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$16,41048
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$25842
National Science Foundation$46,18036
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$59,84849
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1$72,388
Medical Device190$87,174
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,159$56,826
Overall Private Sector249,660$52,364
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life 2018

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

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Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$195,000,00041
Industry$38,000,00050
Universities$50,000,00043
Other$40,000,00044
Total$323,000,00048
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2018

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