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
Pharmaceutical9,977$71,136
Medical Device4,093$72,651
Research, Testing, and Laboratories4,461$67,991
Overall Private Sector1,302,037$44,342
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 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

Funding research gives all of us a better chance of living a healthier life.
Pam Hirata, heart disease survivor