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Global Market for Contract Research Organization (CRO) Services

Global Market for Contract Research Organization (CRO) Services

Report Scope

The Global CRO market is identified in this report along with all major global CRO companies. The total CRO market is broken out globally and by geographic region. Additionally, all major therapeutic areas covered by CROs in the clinical trial process are detailed. The service areas provided by CROs are extensively covered as well. The phases of the clinical trial process and the role provided by CROs are detailed in this report as well.

“This report provides detailed analysis of top CRO companies and their evolving role in the clinical trial process. Faced with rapid development of new therapies, Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly turning to CROs for their services. CRO’s expertise within specific therapeutic areas as well as their experience with new and adaptive study design protocols, can reduce costs and study duration. With typical clinical trials costing upwards of $2.5 billion and spanning over a decade from initial testing to Phase IV and post market approval, a thriving market exists to lower these costs and timelines. CROs are expected to continue to play an increasingly role in many facets of the clinical trial process. Oncology, neurology, cardiovascular, metabolism-diabetes, vaccines and other rapidly growing therapeutic areas that have a significant number of drugs in the clinical trial process are detailed in this report.

Strong demand for CRO services is leading to heightened market valuations and correspondingly a plethora of blockbuster Merger and Acquisition deals are taking place. M&A activity has led to a few powerful companies with expertise across many areas of the clinical trial process, although many niche players are still playing a critical role. These emerging trends and changing dynamics within the CRO industry are analyzed in detail in this report.”

Report Includes:

- 19 tables
- An overview of the global market for contract research organization (CRO) services
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016, 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
- Analyses of the CRO market by services, trial phases, and geographical region
- Coverage of all major therapeutic areas covered by CROs in the clinical trial process and the types of services they provide
- Examination of competitive landscape of the market, including mergers and acquisitions, and current pharma CRO contracts
- Company profiles of key market players, including Charles River Laboratories, Icon Plc, Parexel, Pharmaceutical Product Development and Quintiles

Chapter 1 Introduction
Global CRO Market Trends
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
BCC Custom Research
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Overview-Clinical Trial Process and CRO Functional Services
Clinical Trial Process and Stages
Drug Discovery
Phase I
Phase II
Phase III
Post-Marketing Surveillance and Phase IV Studies
Regulatory Environment
FDA Regulation and Impact
The Declaration of Helsinki
CDISC Standards
Current Market Trends
Repurposing Existing Drugs for New Indications
Increased Competition through the Resurgence of the Generic Drug Market
Chapter 4 Global Market Overview
Global Clinical Trials Shifting toward Asia-Pacific
Chapter 5 Emerging Trends
Increasing Complexity of Clinical Trials
Small and Mid-sized Biopharma Innovation
Small Molecule Versus Biologics
Adaptive Trial Design
Risk-Based Monitoring
Real World Evidence
Chapter 6 Competitive Landscape
Functional Service Provider Relationships
Therapeutic Areas in Drug Development
Current Pharma-CRO Contracts
Largest Therapeutic Areas Rely on Key CRO Expertise
Chapter 7 Mergers and Acquisitions
Recent Merger and Acquisition Activity
Quintiles IMS
LabCorp, Covance and Chiltern
INC Research/Inventiv Health
Parexel and Pamplona
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
Top 10 CROs
List of Tables
Summary Table : Global CRO Market Across the Clinical Trial Process, by Functional Service, Through 2022
Table 1 : Global CRO Market, by Therapeutic Area, Through 2022
Table 2 : Likelihood of Approval, by Major Disease Area/Phase
Table 3 : Clinical Phase Description
Table 4 : New Drug Approvals: New Drugs Entering the Market at an Increasing Pace Until Last Year, 2006–2017
Table 5 : Global CRO Market, by Functional Services, Through 2022
Table 6 : Increasing Complexity of Clinical Trials, by Design Characteristics in a Typical Clinical Study, 2002-2012
Table 7 : Small Molecule and Biologics FDA Drug Approvals, 2010–2016
Table 8 : Global CRO Market for FDA-Approved Small Molecule and Biologics Drugs, Through 2022
Table 9 : Global CRO Market, by Therapeutic Area, Through 2022
Table 10 : Key Players in Therapeutic Areas
Table 11 : Pharma and CRO Partnership Alliances
Table 12 : Surging CRO Deal Values, 2011–2017
Table 13 : Pharma M&A and Capital Raising Deal Values Increasing Value of Deals, 2010–2016
Table 14 : M&A Activity Among Pharma/CROs: Recent M&A Deals in Pharma Outsourcing Sector
Table 15 : Deal Types in CRO Sector: Improving Capital Markets Leading to More IPOs
Table 16 : Service Offerings, by Major CRO
Table 17 : Quintiles’ Explosive Growth via Acquisitions, Through 2016
Table 18 : Quintiles Key Financial and Synergistic Milestones During the Past Five Years
List of Figures
Summary Figure : Global CRO Market Across the Clinical Trial Process, by Functional Service, 2016–2022
Figure 1 : Clinical Pipeline, by Development Phase, 2007–2016
Figure 2 : Clinical Trial Outsourcing Share, by Functional Service, 2016
Figure 3 : Drug Approval Timeline
Figure 4 : Generic Drug Approvals and Filings in the U.S.,2015-2017
Figure 5 : Average Cost for an Approved Drug, 1970–2010
Figure 6 : Global CRO Market Size and Growth, 2015–2022
Figure 7 : Pharma R&D Spending Continues at a Steady Pace, 2006–2022
Figure 8 : Strong Prescription Drug Sales, 2014–2022
Figure 9 : CRO are Penetrating Further into R&D Budgets, 2012–2017
Figure 10 : Global CRO Functional Service Areas Market Share, by Type, 2016
Figure 11 : Global CRO Clinical Trial Market Share, by Phase, 2016
Figure 12 : Global CRO Competitor Market Share, by Company, 2017
Figure 13 : Leading CROs’ Preclinical CRO Market Share, by Company, 2017
Figure 14 : Leading CROs’ Clinical Market Share, by Company, 2017
Figure 15 : Therapeutic Clinical Pipeline Share, by Therapeutic Area, 2017
Figure 16 : Expanding Value of Outsourcing Deals Involving CROs, 2007–2017

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