Baden-Württemberg is currently home to 174 biotech companies. In addition to dedicated biotechnology companies, this also includes bioinformatics, diagnostics and analytics companies that use modern biotechnology methods or focus on biotechnological production.
On behalf of BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH, the Baden-Württemberg Statistics Office has extracted key figures for 135 of the 174 biotechnology companies for 2016:
The companies achieved taxable revenues of 4.2 billion euros with a total of 18,751 employees.
Six companies had more than 250 employees and generated 86% of taxable revenues.
The two regions with the highest revenues were Donau-Iller (Biberach, Laupheim and Ulm) and Rhine-Neckar (Heidelberg, Mannheim).