Wisconsin

Population: 5,813,568
State Rank: 20
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$481,47518
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$7,03015
National Science Foundation$110,90119
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$4,10812
Total$603,51519
Notes: 

All data from FY 2018

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical22,761$72,002
Medical Device30,698$91,985
Research, Testing, and Laboratories18,836$70,107
Overall Private Sector2,440,927$45,938
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life 2018.

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

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$844,000,00026
Industry$4,092,000,00017
Universities$451,000,00015
Other$704,000,00016
Total$6,091,000,00022
Notes: 

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

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 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