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
Pharmaceutical5,730$60,253
Medical Device951$67,207
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,726$47,079
Overall Private Sector1,609,288$46,800
Notes: 

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

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

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