North Carolina

Population: 10,273,419
State Rank: 9
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,260,8166
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$15,6628
National Science Foundation$140,3479
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$11,4974
Total$1,428,3236
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical247,703$99,867
Medical Device38,234$60,063
Research, Testing, and Laboratories73,667$86,279
Overall Private Sector3,375,691$45,021
Source: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,194,000,00017
Industry$6,765,000,00010
Universities$540,000,00010
Other$2,272,000,0006
Total$11,771,000,00012
Notes: 

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

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

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