Global Molecular Diagnostics Market 2015-2020: The Next Frontier for Innovation, Competition, and Productivity

May 19, 2015, 07:52 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2015 Global Molecular Diagnostics Market: The Next Frontier for Innovation, Competition, and Productivity--Country Segment Forecasts, Supplier Shares, Innovative Technologies and Competitive Strategies" report to their offering.

This new seven-country study contains 1,398 pages, 194 tables, and is designed to help current suppliers and potential market entrants identify and evaluate major business opportunities emerging in the molecular diagnostics market during the next five years.

The molecular diagnostics market is unquestionably the most rapidly growing segment of the in vitro diagnostics industry. The next five years will witness significant developments in reagent systems and automation, as well as introduction of a wide range of new products that will require innovative marketing approaches. The rate of market penetration into routine clinical laboratories, however, will depend on the introduction of cost-effective and automated systems with amplification methods.

In order to successfully capitalize on the opportunities presented by the molecular diagnostics market, many companies are already exploiting new molecular technologies as corporate strategic assets, managed in support of business and marketing strategies. Integrating new technology planning with business and corporate strategies will be one of the most challenging tasks for diagnostic companies during the next five years.


- Business and technological trends in seven major markets: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK, and US
- Five-year test volume and sales forecasts
- Market shares of leading competitors
- Feature comparison of major analyzers
- Profiles of market players and start-up firms developing innovative technologies and products
- Specific product and business opportunities for instrument and consumable suppliers.

Worldwide Market Overview

- Laboratories performing DNA sequencing and molecular diagnostic testing by country and market segment.
- Five-year test volume and sales projections by country.

Market Segmentation Analysis

- Sales and market shares of major suppliers of molecular diagnostic reagent kits and components.

Five-year test volume and sales forecasts for major applications, including:

- Infectious Diseases
- Forensic Testing
- Cancer
- Paternity Testing/HLA Typing
- Genetic Diseases
- Others
- Five-year test volume and sales projections for over 30 NAT assays.

A comprehensive analysis of the sequencing market, by country and laboratory segment, including:

- Industrial
- Academic
- Government
- Commercial

Extensive review of molecular diagnostic technologies, test formats, detection methodologies, trends in testing automation and over 30 target/signal amplification methods, including:

- bDNA
- SSSR, and others

Competitive Assessments

- Extensive strategic assessments of major suppliers and emerging market entrants, including their sales, product portfolios, marketing tactics, collaborative arrangements and new technologies/products in R&D.
- Comprehensive listings of companies developing and marketing molecular diagnostics products, by test and application.

Opportunities and Strategic Recommendations

- Specific new product development opportunities with potentially significant market appeal during the next five years.
- Design criteria for new products.
- Alternative market penetration strategies.
- Potential market entry barriers and risks.
- Business planning issues and concerns.

Companies Mentioned

- Abbott
- Beckman Coulter
- BD
- Bio-Rad
- Gen-Probe
- Roche
- Tecan

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