Maine

Population: 1,338,404
State Rank: 42
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$99,32235
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15747
National Science Foundation$31,73343
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$131,21242
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical9,847$101,550
Medical Device2,500$47,548
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,579$54,380
Overall Private Sector506,966$42,084
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 Maine, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$177,000,00042
Industry$262,000,00041
Universities$28,000,00046
Other$38,000,00046
Total$505,000,00044
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