Massachusetts

Population: 6,859,819
State Rank: 15
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$2,719,4962
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$23,9053
National Science Foundation$315,5902
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$17,2742
Total$3,076,2652
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical115,243$143,683
Medical Device96,087$104,351
Research, Testing, and Laboratories149,794$136,027
Overall Private Sector2,929,728$64,756
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$6,498,000,0003
Industry$17,985,000,0002
Universities$753,000,0006
Other$3,256,000,0002
Total$28,492,000,0002
Notes: 

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

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

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient