Kansas

Population: 2,913,123
State Rank: 35
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$101,79434
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$50736
National Science Foundation$32,47329
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$7036
Total$134,84334
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical23,246$61,201
Medical Device3,482$45,477
Research, Testing, and Laboratories15,061$60,748
Overall Private Sector1,113,878$43,528
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$283,000,00038
Industry$1,566,000,00027
Universities$179,000,00029
Other$683,000,00017
Total$2,711,000,00030
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