News in Numbers


By 2022, 26 therapies that were awarded a PRIME designation also got a positive recommendation for approval in the EU, as per the European Medicines Agency.


As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 36 or 2.8% of eight year olds in the US have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a figure that is higher than previously estimated.


Global healthcare spend is estimated to have increased by 40% since 2018 to reach $12 trillion in 2022, as per the World Economic Forum.


Globally, approximately 17.5% of the adult population face infertility, as per the World Health Organization.


As per a report by the industry organisation BIO, in the last ten years, $860 million in venture capital funds have been invested into US companies researching novel programs to treat pain.