Florida

Population: 20,984,400
State Rank: 3
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$654,11512
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,6409
National Science Foundation$114,94512
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,18027
Total$785,88012
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical63,938$69,530
Medical Device83,484$63,731
Research, Testing, and Laboratories64,057$67,033
Overall Private Sector6,724,415$44,051
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,699,000,0008
Industry$3,910,000,00019
Universities$818,000,0005
Other$945,000,00012
Total$9,372,000,00015
Notes: 

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

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

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco