NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A biosimilar is a biologic product that is similar to a regulatory body approved reference product, and has no clinically meaningful differences in terms of safety and effectiveness from that reference product. Only minor differences in clinically inactive components are allowable in biosimilar products. The global biosimilars market is expected to witness a steep growth owing to the patent expiry of blockbuster biologic drugs. The ability of biosimilars to reduce healthcare costs is another driving factor for this industry. Furthermore, the recent approval of three biosimilars in the US market is providing an impetus to more biopharmaceutical companies to enter this field.
As per RNCOS report "Global Biosimilar Market Outlook 2022", the global biosimilars market is anticipated to witness a high double digit growth during 2016-2022. This report provides a detailed analysis of the current and future market scenario of the global biosimilars market. The report provides insight about the major drivers and challenges, along with the latest trends and developments impacting the industry growth. In addition, the report also highlights various opportunities available for growth of the global biosimilars market.
The global biosimilars market has been segmented on the basis of type of product. The major types of biosimilars present in the market include monoclonal antibodies, erythropoietin, insulin, G-CSF, HGH, and interferon amongst others. The report also highlights the various biosimilar drugs available in the market, and the biosimilars currently in various phases of clinical trials.