US Biotech Venture Capital Funding in 2021 significantly exceeds Funding in 2020

With a volume of roughly USD 33.0bn, the overall financing for US biotech companies in 2021 yet again surpassed the total funding of the previous year (USD 22.4bn). Compared to 2020, the funding volume increased significantly by 47%.

With a total of USD 9.2bn, the oncology sector received the highest funding volume, followed by central nervous system (USD 6.0bn) and infectious diseases (USD 2.2bn).

The largest deal of 2021 was the transaction of Treeline Biosciences (USD 735m), while the most active investor was Alexandria Venture Investments with 51 investments in 2021.

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