According to ACCIÓ, Catalonia is the second European region attracting the most funding for deep tech startups. 5 Catalan deep tech startups have raised almost 40 million euros in the latest 2022 European Innovation Council Accelerator (EIC Accelerator) call.
Gate2Brain is one of the five Catalan startups that have secured funding through the EIC Accelerator program.
The startups that have obtained the grants are Inbrain Neuroelectronics, ABCDx, Time is Brain, ELEM Biotech, and Gate2brain, all part of the 78 finalist European startups selected from the over 1,000 applications submitted to the call.
Catalonia tops the ranking of regions where the companies selected for the call are concentrated and tied with the French region of Île-de-France and the German region of Baden-Württemberg. In terms of cities, Barcelona also takes the top position with 4 of the finalist Catalan startups, along with the city of Milan. The rest of the cities topping the ranking are Vienna (with three companies),followed by Paris, Madrid, London, Amsterdam, Nijmegen, Eindhoven, Espoo, and Gothenburg (2 startups).