Advanced manufacturing tech was resilient amid the market downturn, with funding and deals holding steady at historically elevated levels.
In Q2’22, global funding for advanced manufacturing tech remained steady at $2.7B. Total deals dropped 14% to 108 — despite the decline, this was the second-highest level since 2018.
Below, check out a few highlights from our 125-page, data-driven State of Advanced Manufacturing Q2’22 Report. For deeper insights, all the record figures, and a ton of private market data, download the full report.
Q2’22 highlights across advanced manufacturing include:
- Funding is on pace to match 2021 totals, with $5.4B invested midway through 2022, while total number of deals is pacing toward an annual record.
- The quarter’s 10 mega-rounds (deals worth $100M+) accounted for 9% of all CVC deals — up from 6% in Q1’22 — although average and median deal sizes have fallen this year compared to 2021.
- So far in 2022, 46% of advanced manufacturing deals are early-stage — a 5-year low if the trend holds.
- The US led Q2’22 global funding with $1.4B, while Asia took the top spot for deals with 47.
- Summit Carbon Solutions was the highest-funded company this quarter, raising $641M across 3 deals.