Louisiana

Population: 4,684,333
State Rank: 25
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$141,59931
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,13535
National Science Foundation$26,69231
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$9935
Total$169,52631
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical2,592$61,852
Medical Device737$69,651
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,934$49,900
Overall Private Sector1,598,270$45,884
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 Louisiana, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$357,000,00036
Industry$361,000,00037
Universities$215,000,00025
Other$163,000,00031
Total$1,096,000,00037
Notes: 

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

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

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