The current development of life science companies in the Regensburg Bioregion demonstrates a stable number of companies and employees in East Bavaria. The new financial figures presented by BioPark Regensburg GmbH for 2019 make a count of 58 companies and 3,991 employees for the cluster in East Bavaria.
In 2019 BioPark Regensburg celebrated its 20-year anniversary. At this time 661 million Euro was invested in the development of the life sciences, of this 154 million Euro venture capital, 326 million Euro equity capital and 180 million Euro in funding, 42 million Euro of this alone into the three BioPark buildings. With funding from the State of Bavaria, the City of Regensburg, the German Federation and the European Union as well as equity monies the three companies were able to build directly on the University Campus.
Also the newest project at BioPark Regensburg holds growth potential. An analysis of the cluster in 2019 demonstrated that since the last count in 2011 in the region the number of employees in the healthcare industry has risen by 26%. Currently there are 20,401 employees active in the Regensburg region. With 10,955 employees almost half of these work in the 5 clinics in the city and surrounding district.