Will the BioRegion reach €500 million in annual investment by 2025? To answer this ambitious goal, we have developed the analysis 'The BioRegion of Catalonia: road to €500M in investment per year" which presents questions and answers about this possible ecosystem scaling.
Biocat has just announced the investment data for 2020 in the BioRegion Report, which shows an all-time record: healthcare startups in Catalonia raised €226 million in investment, more than ever before and twice as much as two years ago, fueled mainly by private capital.
Since 2016, life sciences startups in Catalonia have consistently raised over €100 million per year. This upward trend, along with the evolution in comparable European countries like Belgium and Sweden, begs the question of whether the BioRegion would be able to raise €500 million in investment by 2025.
To look closer at this ambitious goal, we’ve developed the analysis The BioRegion of Catalonia: road to €500M in investment per year, which poses questions about the possibility of scaling up the ecosystem and goes over their answers.
With this as the starting point...
...and this the evolution of private investment in recent years,
We asked ourselves: Is it possible to multiply investment and scale up?