Competent Cells Market by Type (Chemically, Electrocompetent), Application (Subcloning, Phage Display Library Production, Unstable DNA Cloning, High-Throughput Cloning, Mutagenesis), End User (Pharmaceutical Companies, Academia) - Global Forecast to 2022
The global competent cells market is projected to reach USD 2.22 billion by 2022 from USD 1.37 billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 10.2%. Advancements in molecular cloning research due to the emergence of new technologies and the growing commercial demand for molecular cloned products and recombinant proteins are some the key factors driving the growth of this market. On the other hand, increasing market consolidation creating strong entry barriers and high cost of competent cells kits are restraining the growth of this market.
The electrocompetent cells segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period
The competent cells market is classified on the basis of type into chemically competent cells and electrocompetent cells. Electrocompetent cells are expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Electrocompetent cells offer high transformation efficiencies, making them suitable for many molecular biology applications such as the generation of cDNA libraries or constructing gene banks.
Increasing intensity of research and technological advancements drives growth of the other applications segment
Based on application, the global competent cells market is broadly segmented into cloning, protein expression, and other applications. The other applications segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This segment comprises of mutagenesis, single-stranded DNA production, lentiviral vector production, and large plasmid transformation. The growth in this segment is primarily attributed to increasing intensity of research and technological advancements.
Pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies segment is expected to witness the highest growth
The competent cells market is classified on the basis of end users into academic research institutes, contract research organizations (CROs), and pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies. Pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies are expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is primarily due to the rising investments in research for developing genomics and proteomics-based products.
North America to account for the largest share of the market
Geographically, the competent cells market is dominated by North America, followed by Europe. The North American region is estimated to account for the largest share in 2017, and the trend is expected to continue during the forecast period. The growth in this market can be attributed to the presence of major key players in the region, technological advancements, growth in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, and increasing inclination towards research based on genomics and proteomics.
The primary interviews conducted for this report can be categorized as follows:
• By Company Type - Tier 1 – 25 %, Tier 2 – 35% and Tier 3 – 40%
• By Designation – C-level – 35%, Director-level – 25%, Others – 40%
• By Region – North America - 43%, Europe – 19%, APAC – 29%, RoW – 9%
Key players operating in the competent cells market include Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (U.S.), Merck KGaA (Germany), GenScript Biotech Corporation (China), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Takara Bio, Inc. (Japan), Promega Corporation (U.S.), Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (U.S.), QIAGEN N.V. (Netherlands), and New England Biolabs, Inc. (U.S.).
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