Minnesota

Population: 5,576,606
State Rank: 22
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$556,38513
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$7,86615
National Science Foundation$71,10621
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,16320
Total$637,52114
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical17,114$81,458
Medical Device90,867$103,236
Research, Testing, and Laboratories25,506$100,292
Overall Private Sector2,438,476$54,636
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 Minnesota, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,073,000,00023
Industry$6,316,000,00013
Universities$295,000,00019
Other$324,000,00023
Total$8,008,000,00016
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