Growth phase: Increased private and government investment will support revenue

In recent years, the strength of commercial profit growth has stimulated greater private investment in clinical trials, benefiting the Clinical Trial Support Services industry and increasing its reliance on the private sector. Meanwhile, government austerity measures hurt industry revenue as the federal government sought to reduce debt. Nonetheless, strong investment in clinical studies for oncology and medical devices, as well as increased requirements for trial registration, have helped boost demand for clinical trial support services. Over the next five years, the Clinical Trial Support Services industry is expected to maintain growth, benefiting from greater stability due to consistent funding from private and public sources...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Stronger corporate profit has stimulated greater private investment in clinical trials
  • Medical technology has been led by improvements in in-vitro diagnostics
  • Government funding for R&D in medical fields is expected to continue expanding
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Clinical Trial Support Services industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. In 2017, for every dollar spent on labor, the industry is expected to invest only $0.01 in capital equipment due to the nature of the industry, which focuses on preparation of clinical services, tracking and recording data and developing filings for regulatory submission. Consequently, industry services are highly value-added and involve few inputs. Industry operators typically only require basic administrative and document preparation tools such as computers, phones and software. Over the past five years, the industry has not changed in nature and therefore, the industry's capital intensity has remained stable. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Research and development expenditure and Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid in the Clinical Trial Support Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry?

    Companies in this industry provide medical clinical trial services. Typically, industry operators provide preclinical trial preparation work, track and record results and prepare data for regulatory submission and data storage.

    Industry Products
  • Drug clinical trials
  • Behavioral clinical trials
  • Medical device clinical trials
  • Surgical procedure clinical trials
  • Industry Activities
  • Preparation of medical clinical trial services
  • Tracking and recording results and data
  • Preparing data and information for regulatory submission
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Government funding for universities
  • Prime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Funding sources
  • Leading growth areas
  • Trial registration and industry expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Funding stability improves
  • Growth areas
  • Profitability and industry structure
  • Table: Clinical Trial Support Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Clinical Trial Support Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Manufacturing
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Computer Stores
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Drug clinical trials
  • Behavioral clinical trials
  • Medical device clinical trials
  • Surgical procedure clinical trials
  • Chart: Clinical Trial Support Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Outsourcing
  • Research and development (R&D) spending
  • Demographic trends

  • Major Markets
  • Federal government
  • Universities and colleges
  • Commercial corporations
  • State and local governments
  • Nonprofits
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases and depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Clinical Trial Support Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Clinical Trial Support Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Research and development expenditure (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    In-Vitro Diagnostics
  • Tests that can detect diseases, infections or other conditions.
  • Oncology
  • A branch of medicine that deals with tumors and cancer treatment.
  • Patent Cliff
  • An abrupt expiration in a number of patents with large sales.
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