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.
Andrew McWilliams spent more than 25 years as a consultant with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearny focused on manufacturing before segueing into research analysis. He has been covering myriad technology categories for BCC Research for more than 15 years. McWilliams has a BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.
The total global market for microbes and microbial products was worth more than $144 billion in 2010. The 2011 market is projected to exceed $156 billion, and, by 2016, $259 billion, reflecting a 10.7% projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2011 and 2016.