Number of biotechnology firms in selected European countries in 2015
Number of biotechnology companies in Europe 2015
This statistic shows the number of active biotechnological companies in selected OECD countries in Europe in 2015, or latest available year. Spain had the largest number of biotechnology firms in 2015 at 2,981.
Number of biotechnology firms in selected European countries in 2015
Number of companies
Spain2,981
France*1,805
Germany726
Italy526
UK470
Belgium**362
Norway268
Switzerland265
Poland160
Portugal*151
Austria*143
Sweden133
Czech Republic126
Denmark118
Estonia*31
Slovenia28
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2015

Supplementary notes

Biotechnology firms use biotechnology to produce goods or services and/or to perform biotechnology R&D.
* 2014 data
* 2013 data

Number of biotechnology companies in Europe 2015
This statistic shows the number of active biotechnological companies in selected OECD countries in Europe in 2015, or latest available year. Spain had the largest number of biotechnology firms in 2015 at 2,981.
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