Alaska

Population: 739,795
State Rank: 48
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$16,80848
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$39038
National Science Foundation$25,18136
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$13234
Total$42,51045
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017 

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical00
Medical Device320$67,213
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1006$54,513
Overall Private Sector252,818$52,655
Notes: 

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

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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