Illinois

Population: 12,802,023
State Rank: 6
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$802,8029
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$9,29113
National Science Foundation$182,0586
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$11,7773
Total$1,005,9289
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical139,407$162,502
Medical Device43,843$125,715
Research, Testing, and Laboratories43,690$102,488
Overall Private Sector5,102,477$56,866
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 Illinois, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,934,000,00011
Industry$11,597,000,0008
Universities$610,000,0007
Other$1,331,000,00010
Total$16,472,000,0008
Notes: 

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

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

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient