Baden-Württemberg is currently home to 151 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 129 of the 151 biotechnology companies for 2013:
The companies achieved taxable revenues of 4.8 billion euros with a total of 17,725 employees.
Six companies had more than 250 employees and generated 89% of taxable revenues.
The two regions with the highest revenues were Danube-Iller (Biberach, Laupheim and Ulm) and Rhine-Neckar (Heidelberg, Mannheim).