Growing investment

According to the New Barcelona Post, the investment in emerging health companies has grown for another year in Catalonia. In fact, it exceeded over 200 million euros for the first time in 2020, and was 226 million euros. The ecosystem set a new record in 2021, and the number was 238 million euros (5.3% increase). Especially, x-ray the sector has already represents 8.7% of Catalan GDP, with more than 1,300 companies and 244,000 workers.

The startups that develop medical technologies have attracted the most investment, with 104 million euros. Next is the biotech companies, which led the ranking in 2020, with 66 million euros.

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