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The South Korean Contract Research Organization Market

The South Korean Contract Research Organization Market

In 2014, the South Korean contract research organization (CRO) market generated $􂀀 million in revenue.

The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of􂀀%, reaching $􂀀 million in 2019.

South Korea is quickly emerging as an attractive destination for conducting clinical trials as witnessed by the rapid increase in the number of local and multinational clinical trials.

Main drivers for this trend are strong government support, streamlined regulations, fast patient recruitment, and short start-up time.

Many global CROs are expanding their market to South Korea by opening up offices in the country and forming alliances with local CROs.

Small and mid-size CROs are struggling to survive as multinational corporations (MNCs) as well as local companies prefer to outsource their work to specific service providers.

About this report

This study presents an overview and analysis of the South Korean contract research organization (CRO) market. It provides market revenue forecasts by phase and therapeutic type and discusses major issues and challenges, unmet needs, and emerging trends. The study covers the complete life cycle of the CRO market, from preclinical trials to post-marketing surveillance. It provides detailed information on support services such as central laboratory services, bioanalytics, and data management. The research service also analyses market engineering measurements and research and development trends. The study period is 2014 (base year) to 2019.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Total CRO Market Size by Stages of Clinical Development
    • Market Size Estimation Methodology
    • Scope and Segmentation
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
    • Key Companies to Watch
  • Pharmaceutical Market Overview
    • Market Perspective
  • Clinical Trials-Market Overview
    • Clinical Trials Market Overview
    • Clinical Trials Scenario
    • Profiles of Clinical Trials
    • Total CRO Market Segmentation by Stages of Clinical Development
  • Forecast and Trends-Total CRO Market
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total CRO Market: Market Engineering Measurements, South Korea, 2014
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total CRO Market: Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total CRO Market-Phase I and Phase II
      • Table Total CRO Market: Phase I, Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
      • Table Total CRO Market: Phase II, Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Total CRO Market-Phase III and Phase IV
      • Table Total CRO Market: Phase III, Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
      • Table Total CRO Market: Phase IV, Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for Preclinical Trials
      • Table Total CRO Market: Preclinical Trials Revenue Forecast, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for Preclinical Trials
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for Data Management
      • Table Total CRO Market: Revenue Forecast for Data Management, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for Data Management
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for Biostatistics
      • Table Total CRO Market: Revenue Forecast for Biostatistics, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for Biostatistics
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for Central Laboratory Services
      • Table Total CRO Market: Central Revenue Forecast for Central Laboratory Services, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for Central Laboratory Services
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for Pharmacovigilance
      • Table Total CRO Market: Revenue Forecast for Pharmacovigilance, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for Pharmacovigilance
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for Bioanalytics
      • Table Total CRO Market: Revenue Forecast for Bioanalytics, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for Bioanalytics
    • Total CRO Market-Revenue Forecast for HEOR
      • Table Total CRO Market: Revenue Forecast for HEOR, South Korea, 2013-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion for HEOR
    • Total CRO Market-Key Trends
  • Regulatory Environment
    • Clinical Research Regulatory Overview
    • Clinical Research Regulatory Process
  • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Structure
    • Competitive Analysis-Selected Key Market Participants
  • The Last Word

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