Washington, DC

Population: 705,749
State Rank: --
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$248,040--
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,056--
National Science Foundation$94,997--
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$1,334--
Total$346,427--
Notes: 

All data from FY 2019

Source: Federal ReporterNSF Research.gov, and HHS TAGGS

 

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical284$298,037
Medical Device25$168,155
Research, Testing, and Laboratories4,602$114,107
Overall Private Sector534,233$88,219
Notes: 

Source: TEConomy and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State & Local Communities 2020

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$3,977,000,000
Industry$296,000,000
Universities$177,000,000
Other$84,000,000
Total$4,534,000,000
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