Microbial Products: Technologies, Applications and Global Markets
The total global market for microbes and microbial products was worth more than $117 billion in 2012. The 2013 market is projected to approach $134 billion, and, by 2018, $179 billion, with a projected five year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6%.
- An overview of the global market for microbes and microbial products.
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018.
- Identifications of microbial applications in a wide range of fields, the applications and end uses that appear to have significant commercial potential in the near to mid-term, and quantitative estimates of their current and/or future sales.
- Examination of market drivers, regulations, and recent technological developments.
- Comprehensive company profiles of major players.
This report addresses the global market for microbes and microbial products used in commercial applications during the period from 2012 through 2018. These applications include agricultural, healthcare, manufacturing, energy and environmental applications.
Viruses are sometimes classified as microbes, but this report excludes them because they are non-living.
The format of this study includes the following major elements:
- Description of microbes.
- End uses and applications of microbes.
- Recent technological developments.
- Market size and segmentation, 2012 to 2018.
- Company profiles.
- Key patents.
The author of this report is Andrew McWilliams. Mr. McWilliams, a partner in the Boston-based international technology and marketing consulting firm of 43rd Parallel, LLC, is the author of the previous edition of this report as well as several other BCC Research studies of the biotechnology and related industries, including BIO072A – Biotechnologies for Medical Applications: Global Markets; ENV006A – Global Markets for Hazardous Waste Remediation Technologies; BIO039B – Biosensors and Bioelectronics; and EGY055B – Building the Global Hydrogen Economy: Technologies and Opportunities.