Georgia

Population: 10,429,379
State Rank: 8
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$536,54615
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,78518
National Science Foundation$95,23916
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,56723
Total$639,13713
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

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

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America