Iowa

Population: 3,155,070
State Rank: 31
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$202,06930
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$7,35312
National Science Foundation$36,44327
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,84524
Total$247,71129
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical9,028$75,600
Medical Device2,838$82,759
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,112$84,223
Overall Private Sector1,309,745$47,066
Notes: 

Source: TEConomy and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State & Local Communities 2020

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$500,000,00032
Industry$2,236,000,00024
Universities$334,000,00019
Other$80,000,00041
Total$3,150,000,00028
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, National Patterns of R&D Resources, 2018

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana