Texas

Population: 28,304,596
State Rank: 2
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,159,0187
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$17,0586
National Science Foundation$239,8934
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,10916
Total$1,420,0787
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical126,240$103,113
Medical Device49,521$70,554
Research, Testing, and Laboratories66,569$74,581
Overall Private Sector9,589,897$54,223
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$4,361,000,0007
Industry$15,412,000,0005
Universities$1,278,000,0003
Other$2,634,000,0003
Total$23,685,000,0003
Notes: 

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

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

You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter