North Carolina

Population: 10,488,084
State Rank: 9
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,589,6726
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$16,4284
National Science Foundation$148,57610
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$10,1825
Total$1,764,8586
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical104,548$97,577
Medical Device22,795$68,612
Research, Testing, and Laboratories82,957$101,992
Overall Private Sector3,709,153$50,863
Notes: 

Source: TEConomy and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State & Local Communities 2020

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 North Carolina, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,398,000,00017
Industry$7,854,000,00010
Universities$586,000,00010
Other$2,898,000,0005
Total$13,736,000,00011
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, National Patterns of R&D Resources, 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