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Global Biotechnology: Market Research Report

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Global Biotechnology Market Research Report | Jul 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Biotechnology global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Amgen Amgen market share
Gilead Gilead market share
Merck KgaA Merck KgaA market share
Roche Holding AG Roche Holding AG market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$289bn
Annual Growth 09-14
10.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
556
Businesses
10,838
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the past five years, the global recession tempered demand for nonessential health products and reduced funding for biotechnology research and development from private investors. Despite these factors, industry firms thrived on the back of technological advances that facilitated new discoveries and stimulated greater demand from firms in the pharmaceuticals and agricultural sectors. Industry growth is forecast to continue skyrocketing in the next five-year period as investment in biotechnology from around the world increases, particularly from emerging economies... read more

Industry Investment

The Global Biotechnology industry uses high levels of capital, but also invests significantly into labor due to the knowledge-intensive nature of the industry. For every dollar spent on labor, $0.42 is spent on capital, making the company slightly more capital intensive.

Generally, for companies with fewer than 50 employees, scientists constitute a slightly larger share of the technical workforce. This is consistent with the more research-focused nature of smaller firms. Larger firms tend to have more engineers largely due to their heavier focus on manufacturing and revenue-earning positions, such as sales. General operations, marketing, and financial managers make up almost half of the workforce... read more

 


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What is the Global Biotechnology Industry?

Firms in this industry primarily use living organisms or molecular and cellular techniques to develop products that are used in agriculture, food, industrial and medicine production.

Industry Products
Human health technologiesCrop production and agricultural technologiesAnimal health technologiesIndustrial and environmental technologies
 
Industry Activities
DNA coding, mapping and sequencingProcessing biotechnologies Subcellular organism researchCell and tissue culture and engineering Protein sequencing, synthesis and engineering


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