23 June 2023
Discover the 2022 EIC-funded Unicorns and Centaurs
When it comes to the EIC Accelerator's portfolio, it now includes 112 "centaurs" and 11 "unicorns". The total valuation of the EIC portfolio of companies is now around €40 billion.
2022 continued to bring great rounds of follow-on investment for European companies. Europe is quickly catching up to North America when it comes to the number of unicorn companies, benefiting from an increasing investment interest. Healthcare sector is leading the way, as it also reflects the European Innovation Council’s portfolio, according to the 2022 Impact Report. When it comes to the EIC Accelerator’s portfolio, it now includes 112 “centaurs” (valuation over €100m) and 11 “unicorns” (valuation over € 1 billion). The total valuation of the EIC portfolio of companies is now around €40 billion.