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Global Biotechnology: Market Research Report

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Global Biotechnology Market Research Report | Dec 2013

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
Merck KgaA Merck KgaA market share
Roche Holding AG Roche Holding AG market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$262bn
Annual Growth 08-13
11.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment ('000)
524
Businesses
10,646
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 Products

In its simplest definition, biotechnology is technology based on biology. Although biotechnology has applications in many fields, three primary fields of application that are generally comparable across all countries are health (both human and animal health), agro-food and industry environmental applications.

Human health technologies

The vast majority of industry companies research and develop products for the human health market; products from this segment account for about 44.7% of global industry revenue. As with other industry segments, the range and experiences of companies are highly diverse and many incur a significant financial loss until regulatory approval of a product or process... 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 sequencingProcess biotechnologies Subcellular organism researchCell and tissue culture and engineering Protein sequencing, synthesis and engineering


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