Microbial Products: Technologies, Applications and Global Markets
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.
This report addresses the global market for microbes and microbial products used in commercial applications during the period from 2010 through 2016. 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, 2010–2016
- 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 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