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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 Key Buyers

The Global Biotechnology industry continues to be populated by many small companies, alongside a few giant pharmaceutical, chemical and agricultural firms. IBISWorld estimates that the top four industry players will account for 27.8% of the industry's revenue in 2014, representing a low level of market share concentration. According to a 2012 Key Biotechnology Indicators Report by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (latest available data), the majority of firms have fewer than 50 employees, and the share of firms with fewer than 50 employees ranges from 44.4% in Japan to 91.1% in New Zealand.

Because companies specialize in certain diseases or products that are not transferable across other industry segments, concentration tends to stay low... 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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