Contract Pharmaceutical Research Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Contract Pharmaceutical Research Services Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Laboratory Services | Mar 2015

Doctor approved: The shifting landscape in drug production has facilitated rapid industry growth

The Contract Pharmaceutical Research Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Covance Inc. Covance Inc. market share
Paraxel International Paraxel International market share
Quintiles Transnational Quintiles Transnational market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Contract Pharmaceutical Research Services industry experienced hefty growth in the past five years. Moreover, the industry is anticipated to continue its growth streak in the five years to 2020. Rising global competition during this time will limit revenue growth from achieving the double-digit rates that the industry enjoyed in the previous five years. Still, the industry's rise to prominence will transform drug development and production, securing its place in the pharmaceutical value chain.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into the Contract Pharmaceutical Research Services industry are high and increasing. Companies competing in the industry require high capital investments, as well as highly trained and specialized personnel. Purchases represent the most significant industry cost and new entrants may find it costly to attract skilled employees versed in medical knowledge and an understanding of the clinical trial process. New entrants must compete with major companies that have already established a strong reputation among pharmaceutical companies, often securing long-term contracts using their proven track records... purchase to read more


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What is the Contract Pharmaceutical Research Services Industry?

The industry provides a range of research and development services to pharmaceutical manufacturers, including laboratory testing, preclinical and clinical trials, commercialization and post-market surveillance.

Industry Products
Central labPhase IPreclinicalPhase II-IV
Industry Activities
Conduct laboratory testing and biostatistical analysisConduct preclinical trialsConduct early-stage and late-stage clinical trialsProvide consulting services related to regulation Provide pharmacovigilance

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