Colorado

Population: 5,607,154
State Rank: 21
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$359,98820
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$9,41812
National Science Foundation$115,67011
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$6,68210
Total$491,75821
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical36,449$98,839
Medical Device46,993$81,435
Research, Testing, and Laboratories26,857$89,194
Overall Private Sector2,026,342$53,068
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,403,000,00015
Industry$3,747,000,00021
Universities$124,000,00033
Other$399,000,00021
Total$6,673,000,00021
Notes: 

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

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

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America