Tennessee

Population: 6,715,984
State Rank: 16
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$516,23617
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,11525
National Science Foundation$38,05127
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$86029
Total$558,26217
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical20,582$88,666
Medical Device37,311$88,712
Research, Testing, and Laboratories28,113$77,073
Overall Private Sector2,342,343$45,310
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$2,366,000,00016
Industry$1,397,000,00028
Universities$315,000,00017
Other$277,000,00026
Total$4,355,000,00025
Notes: 

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

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

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient