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[ 英語タイトル ] Contract Research Organization Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

Product Code : MDHC0082301
Survey : Mordor Intelligence
Publish On : November, 2020
Number of Pages : 115
Category : Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
Study Area : Global
Report format : PDF
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 - Charles River
- Envigo
- LabCorp
- MeDPace Holdings
- MPI Research
- Parexel International
- PRA Health Sciences
- Syneos Health
- WuXi Pharmatech

[Report Description]

Contract research organizations provide support to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. The market growth can be attributed to the growing R&D expenditure, increased outsourcing of R&D activities, and a rising number of clinical trials. Efficiency is being considered as the most important factor in light of the financial burden faced by pharmaceutical companies from all directions. Patent expiries leading to generic rivalry and stringent demands from regulators continue to have an impact on the bottom lines of pharmaceutical companies.

Though the spending on R&D was reduced after several years, it is now growing yet again. According to the American pharmaceutical review, the involvement of CRO engagement at each clinical phase has also increased, and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are banking more heavily on contracting out for the early stages of clinical research, from drug discovery through Phases I and II. Now, nearly two-thirds (63%) of the companies are appointing contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) and CROs for Phase II studies. This strong trend of outsourcing may lead to the growth of the contract research organization market. However, the COVID-19 pandemic may pose some serious challenges to the market over the forecast period.

Key Market Trends

Early-Phase Development Services Segment is Poised to Witness Robust Growth over the Forecast Period

With a growing number of patents expiring, the competition from generic counterparts of drugs is increasing and drug makers are under pressure to replace the revenue loss due to generics. Furthermore, R&D costs are increasing due to the complexity of drug molecules and more stringent regulatory requirements. Drug discovery and development processes are becoming increasingly complex. To counter this complexity and streamline the operations, pharmaceutical firms are outsourcing early drug development processes. Additionally, leading CROs have developed significant expertise in the field of early-phase development, and CROs are leveraging this expertise to offer highly efficient and accurate early-phase development services. CROs are also allowing small- and mid-size firms to enter the complex drug development process without significant investment in capital equipment. Pertaining to these reasons, the early-phase development services segment is poised to register robust growth rates.

Asia-Pacific is Expected to Record Fastest Growth over the Forecast Period

Pricing pressure due to the changing reimbursement scenario and generic competition is causing major pharmaceutical firms to outsource R&D and clinical trials, which is supplementing the growth of CRO services in the Asia-Pacific region. In the emerging countries of the region, the cost of conducting clinical trials is relatively cheaper, due to fewer labor costs and low costs for handling clinical trial supplies. The cost is around 40-60% lesser in the emerging countries, as compared to the cost in developed countries, such as the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The low cost and the presence of major contract research organizations are fueling the market growth in the Asia-Pacific region.

Competitive Landscape

Globally, few major players control a major share of the market. However, the remaining market share is heavily fragmented with the presence of several local and niche players. Companies, like IQVIA, ICON PLC, and PPD, lead the contract research organization market. The major players in the market accumulated a huge amount of data, which is being employed to attain a competitive edge in the market.

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1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study



4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Growing Research and Development Activities by Biopharmaceutical Companies
4.2.2 Increasing Number of Clinical Trials
4.2.3 Growing Trend of Outsourcing and Cost Savings Enabled by Using CRO Services
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Shortage of Skilled Professionals
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

5.1 By Service Type
5.1.1 Clinical Research Services Phase I Clinical Research Services Phase II Clinical Research Services Phase III Clinical Research Services Phase IV Clinical Research Services
5.1.2 Early-phase Development Services
5.1.3 Laboratory Services
5.1.4 Consulting Services
5.2 By Therapeutic Area
5.2.1 Oncology
5.2.2 Infectious Diseases
5.2.3 Central Nervous System (CNS) Disorders
5.2.4 Immunological Disorders
5.2.5 Cardiovascular Diseases
5.2.6 Respiratory Disorders
5.2.7 Diabetes
5.2.8 Other Therapeutic Areas
5.3 By End User
5.3.1 Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Companies
5.3.2 Medical Device Companies
5.3.3 Academic Institutes
5.4 By Geography
5.4.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.4.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.4.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.4 Middle-East and Africa GCC South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa
5.4.5 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America

6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Charles River
6.1.2 Envigo
6.1.3 ICON PLC
6.1.4 IQVIA
6.1.5 LabCorp
6.1.6 MeDPace Holdings
6.1.7 MPI Research
6.1.8 Parexel International
6.1.9 PPD
6.1.10 PRA Health Sciences
6.1.11 SGS
6.1.12 Syneos Health
6.1.13 WuXi Pharmatech




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