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Global Biotechnology: Market Research Report

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Global Biotechnology Market Research Report | May 2016

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
Roche Holding AG Roche Holding AG market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Biotechnology industry comprises a diverse range of companies engaged in the development of pharmaceuticals, pest-resistant crops and biofuels, among other products. Revenue for the industry has grown over the past five years and global investment in biotechnology has increased consistently, with much of the added R&D spending funneled into medical applications aimed at providing care for the aging global population. The industry is expected to continue prospering over the next five years, with the Asia-Pacific region making significant investments to gain a foothold in the market... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global Biotechnology industry is in the growth phase of its economic life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2021, revenue and industry value added (IVA) growth have outpaced world GDP growth. IVA, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall global economy, is forecast to grow 3.5% per year on average during the 10 years to 2021, slightly greater than annualized global GDP growth of 2.7% over the same period. The rapid increase in demand reflects the significant expansion in the products the industry supplies. Product lines increase as new technology is developed, processes are learned and products commercialized. The industry benefits from a rapid rate of technological change... read more


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What is the Global Biotechnology Industry?

Operators 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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