Arizona

Population: 7,016,270
State Rank: 14
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$189,06926
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,87520
National Science Foundation$96,79215
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$68830
Total$290,42425
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical22,849$54,289
Medical Device28,766$67,354
Research, Testing, and Laboratories23,026$71,059
Overall Private Sector2,147,012$46,514
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,333,000,00021
Industry$4,480,000,00016
Universities$356,000,00016
Other$706,000,00015
Total$6,875,000,00019
Notes: 

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

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

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient