Iowa

Population: 3,145,711
State Rank: 30
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$178,39929
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$8,90614
National Science Foundation$36,20528
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$40031
Total$223,91028
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical25,536$66,440
Medical Device6,902$46,491
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,682$66,275
Overall Private Sector1,280,079$41,964
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$449,000,00034
Industry$1,952,000,00026
Universities$292,000,00021
Other$85,000,00038
Total$2,778,000,00029
Notes: 

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

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

America’s economic destiny lies in innovation, technology, science and research.
The Honorable John E. Porter