Texas

Population: 28,995,881
State Rank: 2
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$1,370,6097
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$8,43911
National Science Foundation$293,7614
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$5,01810
Total$1,677,8277
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical67,322$101,832
Medical Device33,827$82,482
Research, Testing, and Laboratories61,047$84,926
Overall Private Sector10,427,255$58,627
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 Texas, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,517,000,0008
Industry$18,123,000,0005
Universities$1,376,000,0003
Other$3,838,000,0003
Total$26,854,000,0003
Notes: 

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

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