Biotechnology in Australia: Market Research Report

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Biotechnology Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0001 | Jul 2014

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The Biotechnology market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Biotechnology is becoming an increasingly important part of product development in a variety of industries. While genetically modified products remain controversial, attitudes are expected to begin to change, with the increasing acceptance of the process within agricultural industries and across other sectors.

Biotechnology companies are often spin-offs of research started in higher education, public and not-for-profit research organisations. While a large amount of biotech research and development is funded by selling company stock or from interest income, research in the industry is largely funded by government and non-profit organisations. Nonetheless, the private sector is increasing its contribution... purchase to read more

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Now in its third decade, the Biotechnology industry is still considered to be in the growth phase of its economic life cycle. There are dozens of new companies entering the industry each year. industry value added (the measure of the industry's contribution to the economy) is expected to grow by 4.9% annualised over the 10 years through 2019-20, which is above the expected GDP growth of 2.7% over the same period.

An increasing number of companies have launched their products on the market, and this has prompted a rise in profitability. Biotechnology industries in the Asia-Pacific region were the first to reach positive overall profitability. This was mainly linked to the success of the major player, CSL... 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 also parts, products and models thereof, to alter living or non-living materials for the production of knowledge and biotechnology products and services. Within the Australian context, this industry covers biotechnology research and development, biotechnology licensing, biotechnology product manufacturing and biotechnology product wholesaling.

Industry Products
Food and beverage processingBioinformaticsChemical, environmental and other servicesHuman therapeutics and diagnosticsAgricultural biotechnology Biotechnology service suppliers
Industry Activities
DNA codingCell and tissue culture engineeringProcess biotechnologiesSub-cellular organisms

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