Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report

Biotechnology industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.9%

Biotechnology refers to the use of living organisms, or their products, to modify human health and the environment. Biotechnology is becoming an increasingly important part of product development in a variety of sectors, with businesses using biotech applications to address many social and economic issues such as human health, food security and alternative fuel issues. While government and non-profit organisations remain important sources of funding, the private sector is also contributing to industry revenue. Several companies have reached commercial readiness, with robust product pipelines and the support of international partners improving their attractiveness to investors. While human therapeutics companies continue to dominate the industry, agri...
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Biotechnology industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Australian Biotechnology industry is forecast to continue growing over the next five years, driven by increased demand and greater acceptance of biotech products. As a result, the industry is forecast to derive revenue from a wider range of sources. However, ongoing uncertainty regarding the future of the R&D tax incentive (R&DTI) remains a concern in the immediate future. government announcing its response to the XXX review of the R&DTI, which was part of the National Innovation and Science agenda, in its XXX-XX Federal Budget. Legislation to implement the government's proposed changes was introduced into Parliament in September XXX as part of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Ot...
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Biotechnology industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $8bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 554
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 17,113

Biggest companies in the Biotechnology industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Biotechnology in Australia industry include CSL Limited.

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What is Biotechnology industry?

Industry Definition

Biotechnology involves applying 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 includes biotechnology research and development, licensing, product manufacturing and product wholesaling. Companies that focus on medical devices are not included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Other products and services
  • Environmental and natural resource recovery
  • Human health biotechnology
  • Agricultural biotechnology
  • Food production and processing technologies
  • Industrial biotechnology

Industry Activities

  • DNA coding
  • Cell and tissue culture engineering
  • Process biotechnologies
  • Sub-cellular organisms

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Industry Definition

Biotechnology involves applying 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 includes biotechnology research and development, licensing, product manufacturing and product wholesaling. Companies that focus on medical devices are not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • DNA coding
  • Cell and tissue culture engineering
  • Process biotechnologies
  • Sub-cellular organisms

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Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Industry firms require access to funding for R&D from private and public entities to commercialise their activities. Any cuts to R&D funding sources may t...
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Private research and development expenditure
All Ordinaries index
Business confidence index
Total health expenditure

Current Performance

Alternative cash sources
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Biotech applications
 Table: Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Tea, Coffee and Other Food Manufacturing in Australia
Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing in Australia
Specialist Medical Services in Australia
Agribusiness in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Scientific Research Services in Australia
General Hospitals in Australia





Products & Services

Most biotechnology companies are small- to medium-size enterprises that focus on a small number of product lines. Nearly all of these companies seek to de...
Governments
Farmers and food processors
Other markets



Demand Determinants

An ageing population is shaping new bio-pharmaceuticals used for human health. The Australian population is ageing rapidly and longer life expectancy has ...
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Major Markets

Governments
Farmers and food processors
Other markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

Companies in the biotechnology industry tend to be small enterprises that develop one or a few compounds. Many of these companies operate at a loss due to...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

CSL Limited is Australia's largest biotechnology company with a market capitalisation in excess of $50 billion. The company develops, markets and manufact...
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CSL

 Table: CSL - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Biotechnology industry relies on skilled labour for R&D and product development, and requires scientists and clinical trial staff. The industry also e...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Biotechnology in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Biotechnology in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
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Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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