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Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Trends & Statistics 2015: A Summary Version of Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac 2015

60 Pages Plunkett Research, Ltd. October 25, 2014 SKU: PLK5362669

PLUNKETT'S BIOTECH & GENETICS INDUSTRY TRENDS & STATISTICS 2015

Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 60
Statistical Tables Provided: 16
Geographic Focus: Global

A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac 2015, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Biotech & Genetics Industry


1) The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today
2) A Short History of Biotechnology
3) Ethanol Production Soared, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires
4) Major Drug Companies Acquire or Partner With Smaller Biotech Firms
5) U.S. Drug Manufacturers Seek Tax Breaks by Acquiring Overseas Firms
6) From Korea to India to Singapore to China, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
7) Patients’ Genetic Profiles Plummet in Price as DNA Sequencing Technologies Advance
8) Gene Therapies Target Defective Genes/CRISPR Advances DNA Editing
9) Vaccines and Viruses in Drug Delivery
10) Few New Blockbusters: Major Drug Patents Expire While Generic Sales Growth Continues/Drug Prices Soar
11) Biotech and Orphan Drugs Create New Revenues for Drug Firms
12) Biosimilars (Generic Biotech Drugs) Receive FDA Guidelines for Accelerated Approval/Competition Will Be Fierce
13) Drug Delivery Systems Evolve to Meet the Needs of Biotech Drugs
14) Stem Cells—Multiple Sources Stem from New Technologies
15) Government Support for Stem Cell Research Evolves
16) Stem Cells—Therapeutic Cloning Techniques Advance
17) Stem Cells—A New Era of Tissue Replacement Takes Shape
18) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech
19) Genetically Modified Seeds and Crops (GMOs)
20) Genetically Modified (GM) Foods
21) Molecular Farming of Plant-Based Pharmaceuticals
22) Cloning of Farm Animals/Meat Grown in the Laboratory
23) Selective Breeding, Zinc Fingers and Mutagenesis as Alternatives to GMOs
24) Immunotherapy Promises New Approach to Fighting Cancers
25) Technology Discussion—Genes and DNA
26) Technology Discussion—Proteins and Proteomics
27) Technology Discussion—Microarrays
28) Technology Discussion—DNA Chips
29) Technology Discussion—SNPs (“Snips”)
30) Technology Discussion—Combinatorial Chemistry
31) Technology Discussion—Synthetic Biology
32) Technology Discussion—Recombinant DNA
33) Technology Discussion—Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Biotech & Genetics Industry Statistics

1) Biotech Industry Overview
2) The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process
3) U.S. FDA New Drug (NDA) and Biologic (BLA) Approvals, 2013
4) U.S. Pharmaceutical R&D Spending Versus the Number of New Molecular Entity (NME) Approvals: 1993-2013
5) Employment in Life & Physical Science Occupations, U.S.: May 2013
6) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for General Science & Basic Research, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2012-2014
7) U.S. Exports & Imports of Pharmaceutical Products: 2008-1st Quarter 2014
8) U.S. Prescription Drug Expenditures, Aggregate & Per Capita Amounts, Percent Distribution: 2006-2022
9) U.S. Prescription Drug Expenditures: Selected Years, 1960-2022
10) Total U.S. Biotechnology Patents Granted per Year by Patent Class: 1977-2013
11) Research Funding for Biological Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Years 2013-2015
12) Global Area of Biotech Crops by Country: 2013
13) Domestic & Foreign Pharmaceutical Sales, PhRMA Member Companies: 1980-2013
14) Sales by Geographic Area, PhRMA Member Companies: 2012
15) Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D & R&D Abroad, PhRMA Member Companies: 1980-2013
16) Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D & R&D Abroad Breakdown, PhRMA Member Companies: 2012

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