Connecticut

Population: 3,588,184
State Rank: 29
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$524,68416
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$4,01420
National Science Foundation$58,47822
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,35715
Total$591,53315
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical13,004$148,276
Medical Device18,827$77,594
Research, Testing, and Laboratories16,851$130,247
Overall Private Sector1,435,361$66,579
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 Connecticut, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,689,000,00014
Industry$6,495,000,00011
Universities$311,000,00018
Other$387,000,00022
Total$9,882,000,00014
Notes: 

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

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

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana