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$1.6 Billion Microcarrier Market - Global Forecast to 2023 with Thermo Fisher Scientific, Merck and GE Healthcare Dominating the Market -

The "Microcarrier Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Culture Vessels, Cell Counter, Filtration System), Consumables (Sera, Serum Free Media), Microcarriers (Cationic, Collagen, Protein coated), Application (Vaccines, Cell Therapy) - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to's offering.

The microcarriers market is projected to reach USD 1.61 billion by 2023 from USD 1.20 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 6.0%.

Growth in this market is driven by the rising demand for cell-based vaccines, technological advancements, and the availability of public and private funding for cell-based research. On the other hand, factors such as the high cost of cell biology research and limitations in the production of high-density cell culture are likely to hinder market growth.

The market in this report is segmented by product, application, end user, and region. Based on product, the market is segmented into equipment and consumables. In 2017, the consumables segment accounted for the largest share of the market owing to the continuous consumption of various media and reagents for different culture processes and applications.

Based on application, the market is segmented into vaccine manufacturing, cell therapy, and other applications. The vaccine manufacturing segment accounted for the largest share of the market, by application, in 2017. The large share of this segment can be attributed to the high and growing demand for cell-based vaccines.

Based on end user, the market is segmented into pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies research institutes, and CROs. In 2017, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies segment accounted for the largest share of the microcarriers market. The dominant share of this segment can be attributed to the growing use of single-use technologies in vaccine production, increasing demand for cell-based vaccines, widening application areas of microcarriers, and increasing pharmaceutical R&D expenditure.

In 2017, Europe dominated the global microcarriers market. Growth in this market can mainly be attributed to factors such as the increasing incidence of cancer, growing number of venture capital investments, availability of technologically advanced products, and strategic expansion of biopharmaceutical companies in this region. However, the RoW is expected to register the highest CAGR in the forecast period.

In 2017, Thermo Fisher Scientific (US), Merck KGaA (Germany), and GE Healthcare (US) dominated the market. Other prominent players in this market include Danaher Corporation (US), Corning Incorporated (US), Lonza (Switzerland), Becton, Dickinson and Company (US), Eppendorf AG (Germany), HiMedia Laboratories (India), and Sartorius AG (Germany).

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

4.1 Microcarriers Market Overview

4.2 APAC: Microcarriers Consumables Market, by Type & Country (2017)

4.3 Market, by Region (USD Million)

4.4 Microcarriers: Developing vs Developed Markets, 2018 Vs. 2023 (USD Million)

4.5 Geographical Snapshot of the Market

5 Microcarriers Market, by Product

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Equipment

5.2.1 Bioreactors

5.2.2 Culture Vessels

5.2.3 Cell Counters

5.2.4 Filtration Systems

5.2.5 Accessories

5.3 Consumables

5.3.1 Media Sera/Serum-Based Media Serum-Free Media Other Media

5.3.2 Reagents

5.3.3 Microcarrier Beads Untreated Microcarrier Beads Cationic Microcarriers Collagen-Coated Microcarriers Protein-Coated Microcarriers

6 Microcarriers Market, by Application

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Vaccine Manufacturing

6.3 Cell Therapy

6.4 Other Applications

7 Microcarriers Market, by End User

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies

7.3 Research Institutes

7.4 Contract Research Organizations

8 Microcarriers Market, by Region

8.1 Introduction

8.2 North America

8.2.1 US

8.2.2 Canada

8.3 Europe

8.3.1 Germany

8.3.2 France

8.3.3 UK

8.3.4 Italy

8.3.5 Spain

8.3.6 Rest of Europe

8.4 Asia Pacific

8.4.1 Japan

8.4.2 China

8.4.3 India

8.4.4 Rest of Asia Pacific

8.5 Rest of the World (RoW)

9 Competitive Landscape

9.1 Overview

9.2 Market Share Analysis, 2017

9.3 Competitive Scenario

9.3.1 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations (2015-2018)

9.3.2 Product Launches (2015-2018)

9.3.3 Expansions (2015-2018)

9.3.4 Acquisitions (2015-2018)

10 Company Profiles

  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Corning
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Eppendorf
  • GE Healthcare (A Subsidiary of General Electric Company)
  • Hi-Media Laboratories
  • Lonza Group AG
  • Merck KGaA
  • Sartorius AG
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Last Updated: 19-Nov-2018