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
Pharmaceutical13,346$82,145
Medical Device24,967$87,620
Research, Testing, and Laboratories16,678$73,396
Overall Private Sector2,478,830$47,618
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 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

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America