South Carolina

Population: 5,148,714
State Rank: 23
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$206,72029
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,57327
National Science Foundation$33,96128
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$2,80519
Total$246,05930
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical16,250$64,107
Medical Device9,632$68,748
Research, Testing, and Laboratories5,528$67,529
Overall Private Sector1,744,351$44,000
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 South Carolina, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$654,000,00028
Industry$1,258,000,00029
Universities$260,000,00025
Other$150,000,00034
Total$2,322,000,00031
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, National Patterns of R&D Resources, 2018

Without research, there is no hope.
The Honorable Paul G. Rogers