Industrial Microbiology Market

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Inclination Towards Adoption of Process Automation in Industrial Microbiology

Marketplace discussions in the industrial microbiology market indicate a push factor towards process automation of conventional methods, which lead to significant reduction in operating costs and test duration in the industrial microbiology market.

Generally, microbiologic tests are driven by factors such as specificity and sensitivity and tests for these are adopting tools based on bioinformatics, thus leading to better detection in shorter time periods, involving less costs in the industrial microbiology market. High throughput screening, less labor sensitivity and reduction in false positives are presently the prime attributes in demand by players in the industrial microbiology market.

Unmet Needs in Industrial Microbiology Include Lack of Availability of Skilled Manpower

In industrial microbiology, adoption of advanced technologies is leading to dearth of skilled manpower trained to use the new techniques. Another shortcoming is lack of computation skills. Primary respondents from the industrial microbiology market noted that another unmet need is lack of adequate computation resources. These resources are needed in industrial microbiology as everybody is moving to newer techniques. Once the new technology is being developed in industrial microbiology it can be used to acquire everything, but once the techniques are there the storage and analysis capabilities that comes with computation are the newer things which is lacking. The gap is very big when it comes to computation.

Increasing Usage of Industrial Microbiology Application in the Pharmaceutical Excipients Industry

Industrial microbiology applications are gaining popularity in pharmaceutical excipients industry. Excipients constitute 99% of a drug’s total mass. Industrial microbiology excipients include anionic polysaccharide commonly known as alginates, used as disintegrating agent in tablets and thickening and stabilizing agent in pharmaceutical suspensions and emulsions.

Another important industrial microbiology applied excipient - anionic linear polysaccharide - belonging to the glycosaminoglycans is hyaluronic acid – repeatedly used in dermatology applications. Thus, wide use of industrial microbiology excipients will boost revenue growth over the forecast period.

Shifting Production Base in APAC Region for Industrial Microbiology Applications

Major companies in the industrial microbiology market are shifting their production base with research & development activities in emerging countries such as India and China for industrial microbiology applications due to additional benefits such as low labor, production and land cost. In addition to this, the companies in the industrial microbiology market can gain market share by distributing their products in these countries and building consumer base.

Consolidated Industrial Microbiology Market Leaves Little Room for Smaller New Entrants

The industrial microbiology market is consolidated in nature with players such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. The company has a wide product portfolio and operates in instruments and reagent kits segment. The industrial microbiology market is almost at a monopolistic competition level, where market leaders have clearly demarcated industrial microbiology product lines and defined test type expertise.

bioMérieux has a large market share in industrial microbiology market owing to the product portfolio, which covers all the segments — reaction consumables, equipment and systems, and test types. Strict government regulations thwart entry of new players in industrial microbiology market along with requirement of major capital investment. New small players in industrial microbiology market find it difficult to survive due to long gestation period and period to break even.

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Competitive Landscape

The FMI report titled “Industrial Microbiology Market” provides detailed information about the growth parameters of the industrial microbiology companies. It includes detailed assessment of the competitive environment in the industrial microbiology market. The market study provides comprehensive data on each stakeholder in the industrial microbiology market, including Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Becton, Dickinson and Company, Asiagel Corporation, Eppendorf AG, bioMérieux SA, Novamed., QIAGEN, Sartorius AG, 3M, Merck KGaA and Danaher Corporation.

The report provides readers with all-encompassing data on each industrial player’s revenue shares, winning strategies, and latest information on mergers and acquisitions in the industrial microbiology market.

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Industrial microbiology is a branch of applied microbiology in which microorganisms are used in industrial processes; for example, in the production of high-value products such as drugs, chemicals, fuels and electricity. In this report, the industrial microbiology market is further categorized into product type, test type, end user industry and regions. The report analyses the market scenario both from demand and supply side.

About the Report

The study on the industrial microbiology market was recently published by FMI, which provides comprehensive information about the most important market dynamics that prove instrumental in the growth of the industrial microbiology market during 2016-2026. Companies in the industrial microbiology market can find the most accurate quantitative and qualitative information about the growth parameters of the other industrial microbiology players, which can help them develop data-driven business strategies in the coming future.


The FMI report on the industrial microbiology market provides salient information on market players. The industrial microbiology market is segmented by geographical region, product type, platform type, therapeutic type, and application, to analyze the segment-wise growth of the industrial microbiology market. Based on geography, the industrial microbiology market is segmented into seven regions – North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).

The industrial microbiology market is segmented into product types, viz., equipment and systems, reaction consumables and laboratory supplies. Depending on the platform type, the industrial microbiology market looks into only microbial platforms. By end user, the industrial microbiology market is segmented into pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, food and beverages, agriculture and environmental, personal care products and others. By test type, the industrial microbiology market is divided into sterility testing, microbial limits testing, bio-burden testing, water and environment testing and others.

Additional Questions Answered

Readers can find detailed information about the important positive and negative factors affecting Industrial Microbiology market during the forecast period. Additionally, the Industrial Microbiology market report also contains valuable information such as primary verbatim and transcripts that can provide industrial microbiology system manufacturers with answers to critical questions, such as

  • Which types of test and products account for the maximum demand for Industrial Microbiology market?
  • Why are the sales of Industrial Microbiology services and products highest in North America? Which industrial microbiology regulations in various regional segments are influencing the strategies of players in the Industrial Microbiology market?
  • Why is APEJ currently attracting lots of traction among most of the leading industrial microbiology market players?
  • What are the current technology trends adopted by various Industrial Microbiology companies?
  • What strategies are being applied by manufacturers in order to sustain themselves in the competitive Industrial Microbiology market?

Research Methodology

The process of market research followed at FMI commences with extensive secondary research of the Industrial microbiology market. Analysts obtain industry-validated, historic, and current data about the demand for industrial microbiology across the globe. Comprehensive secondary research is followed by extensive and in-depth primary research, where detailed information about the industrial microbiology market is obtained in terms of value (US$ Million).

Based on thorough secondary and primary research of the growth parameters of the industrial microbiology market, analysts come up with the most precise forecast on how the industrial microbiology market will grow during the forecast period.

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Key Segment

By Product Type

  • Equipment and Systems
    • Filtration Pumps and Systems
    • Microbial Detection Systems
    • Air Monitoring Systems
    • Automated Equipment
    • Incubators and Culture Apparatus
    • Others
  • Reaction Consumables
    • Media
    • Simple Media
    • Complex Media
    • Defined Media
    • Specialty Media
    • Reagents and Strains
  • Others
    • Laboratory Supplies
    • Bags and Bottles
    • Loop and Needles
    • Petri Dishes, Racks, Seals, Plates and Holders
    • Filtration Disc and Membranes
    • Others

By End User

  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Food and Beverages
  • Agriculture and Environmental
  • Personal Care Products

By Test Type

  • Sterility Testing
  • Microbial Limits Testing
  • Bio-burden Testing

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