Rhode Island

Population: 1,059,639
State Rank: 43
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$170,14630
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,90732
National Science Foundation$27,66930
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,51024
Total$201,23230
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical17,487$116,973
Medical Device7,174$65,247
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,683$65,486
Overall Private Sector404,468$47,443
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$482,000,00033
Industry$685,000,00034
Universities$205,000,00027
Other$51,000,00042
Total$1,423,000,00035
Notes: 

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

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

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana