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
Pharmaceutical8,074$120,901
Medical Device3,599$73,405
Research, Testing, and Laboratories1,848$66,188
Overall Private Sector415,168$49,583
Notes: 

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 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

Funding research gives all of us a better chance of living a healthier life.
Pam Hirata, heart disease survivor