Utah

Population: 3,205,958
State Rank: 30
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$235,28626
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$5,64815
National Science Foundation$43,54526
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$3,44213
Total$287,92126
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical34,647$61,011
Medical Device36,517$66,939
Research, Testing, and Laboratories21,235$73,454
Overall Private Sector1,247,542$48,564
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 Utah, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$1,141,000,00022
Industry$2,212,000,00025
Universities$95,000,00034
Other$186,000,00031
Total$3,634,000,00027
Notes: 

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

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

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco