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Biotechnology in Australia: Market Research Report

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Biotechnology Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0001 | May 2016

Good genes: Industry revenue increases as more companies move towards profitability

IBISWorld’s Biotechnology market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Australian biotechnology industry is one of the largest in the world. Biotechnology refers to the use of living organisms, or their products, to modify human health and the environment. While genetically modified (GM) products remain controversial, attitudes are beginning to change and there has been increasing acceptance of the process in agricultural industries and across other sectors. Biotechnology is an increasingly important part of product development in a variety of industries.

Biotechnology companies often use research that began in higher education, public and not-for-profit research organisations. While government and non-profit organisations remain important sources of funding, the private sector is increasingly contributing to industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry’s geographical clusters are largely determined by proximity to universities and other major research centres. These clusters often stem from universities that commercialise their discoveries or from spin-offs of government-funded research initiatives. For example, the CSIRO has biotechnology-related facilities in most states and territories, which supported the industry’s development in its earlier stages.

As a global medical research and development hub, Melbourne is the base of operations for some of the more mature companies in the industry. As companies bring their R&D to the market, they need to expand their employment base to include sales and marketing and other support staff... purchase to read more


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What is the Biotechnology Industry?

Biotechnology is the application of science and technology to living organisms, and parts, products and models, to alter living or non-living materials to produce knowledge and biotechnology products and services. The industry covers biotechnology research and development, licensing, product manufacturing and product wholesaling. Companies that focus on medical devices are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Environmental and natural resource recoveryHuman health biotechnologyAgricultural biotechnology Food production & processing technologiesIndustrial biotechnology
Industry Activities
DNA codingCell and tissue culture engineeringProcess biotechnologiesSub-cellular organisms

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