Idaho

Population: 1,716,943
State Rank: 39
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$14,11149
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$27543
National Science Foundation$17,11341
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$31,49948
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,228$55,007
Medical Device811$60,258
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,135$57,539
Overall Private Sector572,271$39,534
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 Idaho, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$586,000,00031
Industry$1,307,000,00029
Universities$28,000,00047
Other$295,000,00025
Total$2,216,000,00033
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