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Global Small Molecule CMO Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2019-2023)

Global Small Molecule CMO Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2019-2023)

Scope of the Report

The report entitled “Global Small Molecule CMO Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2019-2023)”, provides an analysis of the global small molecule CMO market with market sizing and growth. The analysis includes market size in terms of value, market share by segments, and by region. A brief segment analysis of small molecule CMO market has also been provided. Moreover, an overview of pharmaceutical industry and contract manufacturing industry has included in the report.

The report also assesses the key opportunities available in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the small molecule CMO market has forecasted for the period 2019-2023, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

The small molecule CMO market is highly fragmented, as the top ten players accounted for less than half market share globally. Lonza Group, Wuxi AppTec Co., Ltd., Catalent, Inc., and Patheon Inc. are key companies in the global market whose company profiling has been done in the report. This segment of the report provides business overview, financial overview, and business strategies adopted by the respective companies.

Company Coverage

Lonza Group
Wuxi AppTec Co., Ltd
Catalent, Inc.
Patheon Inc.

Region Coverage

The U.S
China

Executive Summary

The pharmaceutical industry primarily encompassed a large number of private as well as public organizations that discover, develop, produce, and market drugs for medicinal use. It is considered as one of the vital component of health care system worldwide. On the basis of molecule types, pharmaceutical drugs can be categorized into small molecule or conventional drugs, and large molecules or biologic drugs.

Small molecules are primarily made up of naturally occurring compounds which have been isolated or re-synthesized in the laboratory. These are interchangeably called as drugs. Majority of drugs are come under the category of small molecules. Small molecules are well defined, and independent of manufacturing process.

CMO or Contract Manufacturing Organization is a third party, which the pharmaceutical firms approach for the manufacturing of components of its product or whole of its product. A contract manufacturing organization (CMO) undertakes the production of product(s) under the brand name of another firm. Sometimes CMOs are also referred as contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO).

The global small molecule CMO market has shown upward trends over the past few years and projections are made that the market would follow the same trends in the next five years (2019-2023) as well. The market is expected to grow at a significant growth rate over the forecasted period. Growing pharmaceutical industry and rising demand for oncology drugs are the major factors that are driving the growth of the market. Other growth drivers such as growing demand for process development CMO services, robust pipeline of small molecule drugs & increasing rate of FDA approvals, mergers & acquisitions, growing demand for CDMOs offering highly potent API etc. are expected to boost the growth of the market in the near future.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Pharmaceutical Industry Overview
Table 1: History of Pharmaceutical Industry
2.1.1 Segmentation of Pharmaceutical Industry (Drugs)
Table 2: Pharmaceutical Industry Segments
2.1.2 Small Molecule vs Biological Drugs
Table 3: Characteristics of Small Molecule Drugs Compared to Biologicals
2.2 Drug Manufacturing Process
2.2.1 Drug Manufacturing Process
Table 4: Drug Manufacturing Process
2.2.2 Comparison: In-House Vs CMO Production
Table 5: Comparison: In-House Vs CMO Production
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global Pharmaceutical Market Analysis
3.1.1 Global Pharmaceutical Market by Value
Table 6: Global Pharmaceutical Market by Value; 2014-2018 (US$ Trillion)
Table 7: Global Pharmaceutical Market by Value; 2019-2023E (US$ Trillion)
3.1.2 Global Pharmaceutical Market by Molecule-Type
Table 8: Global Pharmaceutical Market by Molecule-Type; 2018
3.1.3 Global Small Molecule Market by Value
Table 9: Global Small Molecule Market by Value; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 10: Global Small Molecule Market by Value; 2019-2023E (US$ Billion)
3.2 Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market Analysis
3.2.1 Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market by Value
Table 11: Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market by Value; 2017-2018
(US$ Billion)
Table 12: Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market by Value; 2019-2023E
(US$ Billion)
3.2.2 Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market by Production
Table 13: Global Pharmaceutical Drug Manufacturing Market by Production; 2018
3.3 Global Small Molecule CMO Market Analysis
3.3.1 Global Outsourced/CMO Market by Value
Table 14: Global Outsourced/CMO Market by Value; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 15: Global Outsourced/CMO Market by Value; 2019-2023E (US$ Billion)
3.3.2 Global Outsourced/CMO Market by Molecule-Type
Table 16: Global Outsourced/CMO Market by Molecule-Type; 2018
3.3.3 Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Value
Table 17: Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Value; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 18: Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Value; 2019-2023E (US$ Billion)
3.3.4 Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Segments (Originator Drugs, Generic Drugs)
Table 19: Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Segments; 2018
3.3.5 Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Region
Table 20: Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Region; 2018
3.4 Global Small Molecule CMO Market: Segment Analysis
3.4.1 Global Small Molecule CMO Generic Drug Market by Value
Table 21: Global Small Molecule CMO Generic Drug Market by Value; 2017-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 22: Global Small Molecule CMO Generic Drug Market by Value; 2019-2023E (US$ Billion)
3.4.2 Global Small Molecule CMO Originator Drug Market by Value
Table 23: Global Small Molecule CMO Originator Drug Market by Value; 2017-2018
(US$ Billion)
Table 24: Global Small Molecule CMO Originator Drug Market by Value;
2019-2023E (US$ Billion)
4. Regional Analysis
4.1 The U.S. Small Molecule CMO Market Analysis
4.1.1 The U.S. Small Molecule CMO Market by Value
Table 25: The U.S. Small Molecule CMO Market by Value; 2014-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 26: The U.S. Small Molecule CMO Market by Value; 2019-2023E
(US$ Billion)
4.2 China Small Molecule CMO Market Analysis
4.2.1 China Small Molecule CMO Market by Value
Table 27: China Small Molecule CMO Market by Value; 2014-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 28: China Small Molecule CMO Market by Value; 2019-2023E (US$ Billion)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Global Pharmaceutical Industry Growth
Table 29: Global Pharmaceutical Industry by Value; 2016-2023 (US$ Trillion)
5.1.2 Growing Demand for Oncology Drugs
Table 30: Global Oncology Drugs Market; 2017-2023 (US$ Billion)
2010-2017
5.1.3 Growing Demand for Process Development CMO Services
5.1.4 Low Manufacturing Cost
5.1.5 Robust Pipeline of Small Molecule Drugs and Increasing Rate of FDA Approvals
Table 31: Small Molecule and Biologics New Molecular Entities Approved by FDA, 2010-2017
5.2 Challenges
5.2.1 Risk Associated with CMOs
5.2.2 Stringent Regulations
5.2.3 Technical Challenges
5.2.4 Intellectual Property Risks and Quality Issues
5.3 Market Trends
5.3.1 Entrance of Numerous Small, Virtual Startups
5.3.2 Increasing Complexity of Small Molecule Drugs
5.3.3 Mergers & Acquisitions
5.3.4 Growing Demand for CDMOs Offering Highly Potent API
5.3.5 Capacity Utilization Rate of CMO Industry
Table 32: Capacity Utilization Rate of the Global CMO Industry; 2014-2020 (%)
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Players
Table 33: Global Small Molecule CMO Market by Players; 2018
7. Company Profiles
7.1 Lonza Group
7.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 34: Lonza Group Sales; 2014-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 35: Lonza Group Sales by Segments; 2018
7.1.3 Business Strategy
7.2 Wuxi AppTec Co., Ltd
7.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 36: Wuxi AppTec Co., Ltd & CMO Services Revenue; 2015-2017
(US$ Million)
Table 37: Wuxi AppTec Co., Ltd Revenue by Segments; 2017
7.2.3 Business Strategy
7.3 Catalent, Inc.
7.3.1 Business Overview
7.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 38: Catalent, Inc. Revenue; 2014-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 39: Catalent, Inc. Revenue by Segments; 2018
7.3.3 Business Strategy
7.4 Patheon Inc.
7.4.1 Business Overview
7.4.2 Business Strategy

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