Delaware

Population: 944,076
State Rank: 45
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$36,44842
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,61347
National Science Foundation$17,05938
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$69,12042
Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical5,351$87,856
Medical Device7,772$85,825
Research, Testing, and Laboratories10,109$115,476
Overall Private Sector362,244$53,251
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$158,000,00046
Industry$1,866,000,00024
Universities$40,000,00044
Other$551,000,00019
Total$2,614,000,00030
Notes: 

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

Source: 

National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2016

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