Montana

Population: 1,050,493
State Rank: 44
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$35,99143
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$36739
National Science Foundation$25,30635
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$61,66442
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical3,006$40,725
Medical Device1,547$39,891
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,720$67,877
Overall Private Sector357,775$37,854
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$166,000,00043
Industry$203,000,00045
Universities$52,000,00042
Other$29,000,00050
Total$450,000,00046
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