Favorable Government Initiatives
Governments spend huge sums of money every year for the R&D of vaccines in order stay prepared for any bioterrorism attacks. Pharmaceutical companies operating in the biodefense sector have huge opportunities to expand due to governments’ drive to be prepare for any kind of bioterrorism. For instance, in 2004, the US congress passed the Project Bioshield act, calling for USD 5 billion investment for purchasing vaccines which can be used in the event of a bioterrorist attack. This act was designed to acquire medical countermeasures to biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear agents for civilian use. Such government initiatives are expected to propel the growth of the biodefense market.
Other factors driving this market are rapid technological advancements and increasing investments by regional governments in developed countries.
Low Market Penetration in Developing and Underdeveloped Countries
The growth of biodefense market may be hampered by the low market penetration in the developing and underdeveloped countries. Limited government interventions and funding for biodefense materials are some of the major reasons restraining the growth of the market. Developed countries have more resources to be prepared for a bio war when compared to developing countries.
North America to Dominate the Market
North America dominated the global biodefense market in 2017, which can be attributed to the increase in government funding to generate and stockpile sufficient vaccines to be used against anthrax through various initiative, such as BioShield act, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), and Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical & Biological Defense. For instance, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced it plans to spend more than USD 25 million on an anthrax antitoxin, as a part of an emergency preparedness plan in 2018. In May 2018, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) announced that USD 25 million was granted to advance the development and manufacture of a vaccine against the Nipah virus (NiV) to major market players, like Profectus BioSciences Inc. and Emergent BioSolutions Inc. The above mentioned initiatives by government are expected to boost the growth of the market in the region.
Key Developments in the Market
- February 2018 - Bavarian Nordic A/S announced positive results from a Phase 3 pivotal study of its investigational and non-replicating smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE
- March 2017 - PharmAthene Inc. a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against anthrax, announced that it has established a record date and meeting date for a special meeting of stockholders to vote upon, among other things, the proposal to adopt the agreement and plan of merger and reorganization involving PharmAthene and Altimmune Inc.
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1.1 Market Definition
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Key Inferences
5. Market Overview
5.1 Current Market Scenario
5.2 Pipeline Analysis
5.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
5.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
5.3.4 Threat of Substitute Product and Services
5.3.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
5.4 Regulatory Scenario
6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges Analysis (DROC)
6.1 Market Drivers
6.1.1 Favorable Government Initiatives
6.1.2 Increasing Investments by the Regional Governments in the Developed Countries
6.1.3 Rapid Technological Advancements
6.2 Market Restraints
6.2.1 Low Market Penetration in Developing and Underdeveloped Countries
6.4 Key Challenges
7. Market Segmentation
7.1 By Product
7.2 By Geography
7.2.1 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 United Kingdom
188.8.131.52 Rest Of Europe
184.108.40.206 Australia & New Zealand
220.127.116.11 South Korea
18.104.22.168 Rest of Asia-Pacific
7.2.4 Middle East & Africa
22.214.171.124 South Africa
126.96.36.199 Rest of the Middle East & Africa
7.2.5 South America
188.8.131.52 Rest of South America
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers and Acquisition Analysis
8.2 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships
8.3 New Products Launches
9. Key Players
9.1 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc.
9.2 Bavarian Nordic
9.3 Cleveland BioLabs
9.4 DynPort Vaccine Company LLC
9.5 Elusys Therapeutics Inc.
9.6 Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
9.7 Ichor Medical Systems
9.8 Ology Bioscience
9.9 PharmAthene Inc.
9.10 SIGA Technologies
*List Not Exhaustive
10. Future of the Market
- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc.
- Bavarian Nordic
- Cleveland BioLabs
- DynPort Vaccine Company LLC
- Elusys Therapeutics Inc.
- Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
- Ichor Medical Systems
- Ology Bioscience
- PharmAthene Inc.
- SIGA Technologies Industries Ltd