Virginia

Population: 8,535,519
State Rank: 12
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$509,30818
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$3,58722
National Science Foundation$123,82513
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,55725
Total$638,27818
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical12,418$90,401
Medical Device6,913$84,666
Research, Testing, and Laboratories25,584$84,342
Overall Private Sector3,187,388$57,852
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 Virginia, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$5,066,000,0006
Industry$2,737,000,00023
Universities$513,000,00011
Other$510,000,00021
Total$8,826,000,00016
Notes: 

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

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

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana