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
Pharmaceutical52,731$162,872
Medical Device33,608$73,926
Research, Testing, and Laboratories17,792$109,105
Overall Private Sector1,417,420$64,783
Notes: 

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

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

Funding research gives all of us a better chance of living a healthier life.
Pam Hirata, heart disease survivor