LONDON, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The sterility testing market is expected to reach USD 941.0 million by 2021 from USD 528.0 million in 2016, at a CAGR of 12.3%. The major drivers for the market include growth in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, increase in the number of new drug launches, and increasing R&D in life science research.
Over the years, the number of drug approvals in North American has increased. In 2015, the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved 45 novel drugs as new molecular entities (NMEs) under New Drug Applications (NDAs) or as new therapeutic biologics under Biologics License Applications (BLAs); as opposed to this, only 22 novel drugs were approved in 2006. The increasing number of drug approvals will boost the sterility testing market.
According to OECD estimates, in 2015, the total number of biotechnology companies in the U.S. was 11,367. Owing to the rise in the number of biotechnology companies, biopharmaceutical production has increased globally. Sterility testing is carried out at all levels of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing process to minimize the risk of product contamination. Growth in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries will drive the growth of the sterility testing market.
On the basis of product, the sterility testing market is segmented into kits and reagents, instruments, and services. The kits and reagents segment is projected to witness the highest growth in this market. The large share of the kits and reagents segment can be attributed to the requirement of the repeat purchase of these products, coupled with the increasing preference for kit-based testing.
On the basis of test, the sterility testing market is segmented into membrane filtration, direct inoculation, and other sterility tests. The membrane filtration segment is projected to witness the highest growth in this market due to new product launches and growth in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
On the basis of application, sterility testing market is segmented into pharmaceutical and biological manufacturing, medical devices manufacturing, and others applications. The pharmaceutical and biological manufacturing segment is projected to witness the highest growth in this market due to rapid growth in the pharma and biotech industries.
Geographically, the sterility testing market is dominated by North America, followed by Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World (RoW). The Asian market will witness the highest growth during the forecast period, primarily due to the increasing expenditure on life science research in the region and growing trend of pharmaceutical outsourcing to Asian countries like India and China.
The key players in the sterility testing market include Merck KGaA (Germany), Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (U.S.), bioMérieux SA (France), SGS S.A. (Switzerland), Sartorius AG (Germany), WuXi AppTec (China), and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (U.S.).
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