Oregon

Population: 4,217,737
State Rank: 27
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$399,33021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$4,40020
National Science Foundation$67,04422
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,4659
Total$476,23821
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical4,330$57,902
Medical Device11,828$69,896
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,736$70,391
Overall Private Sector1,647,397$52,082
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 Oregon, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$665,000,00027
Industry$7,463,000,00011
Universities$93,000,00037
Other$327,000,00024
Total$8,548,000,00017
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