North Dakota

Population: 762,062
State Rank: 47
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$19,66347
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$19644
National Science Foundation$6,71549
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0-
Total$26,57350
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal Reporter, NSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical187$54,370
Medical Device458$59,566
Research, Testing, and Laboratories942$62,557
Overall Private Sector346,755$53,157
Notes: 

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

 

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$112,000,00047
Industry$286,000,00041
Universities$95,000,00034
Other$91,000,00040
Total$584,000,00043
Notes: 

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

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