Louisiana

Population: 4,648,794
State Rank: 25
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$173,99131
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$50140
National Science Foundation$26,89636
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$201,38831
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,559$68,294
Medical Device628$65,372
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,867$51,422
Overall Private Sector1,611,244$48,408
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 Louisiana, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$356,000,00036
Industry$273,000,00042
Universities$233,000,00026
Other$166,000,00032
Total$1,028,000,00039
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