Kentucky

Population: 4,467,673
State Rank: 26
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$227,91827
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,01318
National Science Foundation$26,76737
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$47330
Total$260,17227
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical5,885$96,108
Medical Device2,819$54,144
Research, Testing, and Laboratories7,077$67,084
Overall Private Sector1,592,796$46,192
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 Kentucky, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$440,000,00034
Industry$781,000,00034
Universities$185,000,00028
Other$147,000,00035
Total$1,553,000,00034
Notes: 

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

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

Without research, there is no hope.
The Honorable Paul G. Rogers