West Virginia

Population: 1,815,857
State Rank: 38
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$28,27945
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$2,87827
National Science Foundation$9,13948
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0--
Total$40,29646
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical26,274$81,152
Medical Device2,775$55,188
Research, Testing, and Laboratories3,602$52,527
Overall Private Sector562,687$40,490
Notes: 

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

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$254,000,00039
Industry$171,000,00046
Universities$69,000,00040
Other$37,000,00048
Total$531,000,00043
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2018

The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient