UMR Reports 2021 NIH Funding Impact on Nebraska

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United for Medical Research (UMR), a coalition of leading scientific research institutions and industries, and patient and health advocates, has recently reported on the impact of research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on the U.S. economy and individual states.

In Nebraska, the report finds that NIH awarded $136.9 million in grants and contracts during the 2021 fiscal year that directly supported 2,438 jobs and $346 million of economic activity.