The Spanish pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry has become one of the most dynamic and competitive globally.
Madrid is at the top of the health reputation monitor, with the most prestigious hospitals in Spain
Madrid is an innovative and technological city recognized for its level of entrepreneurship
Madrid has been particularly successful in recent years in creating an integrated healthcare ecosystem, with an extensive network of public and private hospitals, state-of-the-art research centres and universities.
Solid basic science. Madrid hosts 41 of the 133 CSIC research centres (Spanish National Research Council), one of the world’s leading research institutions.
80% of the world’s largest biomedical and pharmaceutical companies are present in Madrid. Many national & international pharmaceutical companies have also brought their manufacturing and R&D centres to Madrid.
Cutting-edge infrastructure in innovation: Madrid is home to 11 Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructures (ICTS), 7 institutes for advanced studies and a dense network of science and technology parks.
Madrid boasts a young and fast-growing ecosystem of start-ups, venture capital funds, accelerators and incubators, in which foreign capital is playing a key role.
Highly-qualified personnel. There is a wealth of talent that can be leveraged for competitive and innovative projects.