Maryland

Population: 6,052,177
State Rank: 19
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,966,7454
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$18,7855
National Science Foundation$79,02920
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$8,5557
Total$2,073,1144
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical60,550$130,650
Medical Device10,126$79,227
Research, Testing, and Laboratories62,599$94,347
Overall Private Sector2,066,288$53,136
Notes: 

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

For more information about research investments in Maryland, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$16,242,000,0002
Industry$2,916,000,00022
Universities$451,000,00013
Other$758,000,00013
Total$20,367,000,0005
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