Virginia

Population: 8,470,020
State Rank: 12
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$387,87419
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,47834
National Science Foundation$118,13510
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,88622
Total$509,37419
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical26,455$101,736
Medical Device9,330$68,928
Research, Testing, and Laboratories35,933$78,783
Overall Private Sector2,964,308$52,578
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$6,333,000,0004
Industry$2,781,000,00023
Universities$473,000,00012
Other$494,000,00020
Total$10,081,000,00013
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