You are here


2022, a historic year for the BioRegion

The 2022 BioRegion of Catalonia Report, promoted by Biocat since 2009 and presented this month in front of over 600 people in Barcelona, shows a sector that is sustainably growing and beating historic records in funding for startups and scaleups, M&A operations, investors, and international capital investment, as well as offering excellent indicators in clinical trials and scientific publications.


Barcelona, February 13, 2023. In a year that looked uncertain at the start given the general drop in investment and valuations in markets worldwide, health startups and scaleups in Catalonia have once again set all-time records, securing €445 million in investment. Funding through venture capital was again the main driver of this growth, with more than €343 million in total or 77% of all capital raised.

Foreign investment also continued to hit new highs. 95% of the venture capital raised was in operations with international investors. This brought...


Evan Floden

CEO and cofundador of Seqera Labs

PhD in Biomedicine from Pompeu Fabra University and degree in Biotechnology from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.  His career has included positions in scientific development, bioinformatics and research at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG).