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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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Profit
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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

Starting a New Business

Barriers to entry into the Global Biotechnology industry are at a medium level. Strong intellectual property (IP) assets are vital for industry success, and this raises formidable barriers to entry. Biotechnology startups are typically spin-off companies based on innovative products or processes resulting from discoveries in academic research. Spin-offs have long start-up periods with little profit; combined with high fixed costs, they must secure a high degree of venture capital backing. Given the long time before any return on investment is seen and the high risk that a startup will not succeed in producing a new product, this task may be difficult to obtain... 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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