Georgia

Population: 10,519,475
State Rank: 8
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$582,53614
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$6,17316
National Science Foundation$170,16716
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,38621
Total$761,26214
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical19,118$100,130
Medical Device14,554$76,507
Research, Testing, and Laboratories19,139$70,717
Overall Private Sector3,599,891$51,356
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 Georgia, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,609,000,00019
Industry$3,928,000,00018
Universities$570,000,0009
Other$745,000,00014
Total$6,852,000,00020
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