Global Western Blotting Market : Automation In Western Blotting Instruments

The growth of the overall market can be attributed to the increasing number of research activities and R&D spending by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, rising prevalence of HIV/AIDS, and growing proteomics market are key factors driving the demand for western blotting instruments and consumables, increasing demand for personalized medicine, and new product launches are some of the other factors driving the growth of this market.

What the Market Looks Like?

The western blotting market is projected to reach USD 730.7 Million by 2021 from USD 574.8 Million in 2016, at a CAGR of 4.9% in the next five years (2016 to 2021). North America is expected to account for the largest share of the global market

In the coming years, the market is expected to witness the highest growth in the Asia-Pacific region. This can be attributed to increasing government interest in biomedical & biotechnology industry in China, government initiatives supported by funding in Japan, growing funding for agriculture research in India, increasing diagnosis and related funding in Australia, and growing prevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in southeast Asia.

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What are Key Trends in the Market?

The growth of the Western Blotting Market is primarily influenced by the following factors:

  • Increasing Research Activities and R&D Spending By Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies
  • Rising Prevalence of HIV/Aids
  • Growing Proteomics Market
  • Growing Number of Industry-Academic Research Collaborations
  • Increasing Demand for Personalized Medicine
  • New Product Launches

The western blotting market, by product is segmented into instruments and consumables. Consumables segment is expected to account for the largest share of the market, by product in 2016. This segment is also expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The western blotting instruments are further classified into gel electrophoresis instruments, blotting systems, and imagers.

The global market, based on the application is segmented into biomedical & biochemical research, disease diagnostics, agriculture, disease diagnostics, biologics, and quality control, among others. The biomedical & biochemical research segment is expected to account for the largest share of the global market, by application in 2016. However, the disease diagnostics segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2016 to 2021.

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North America is expected to account for the largest share of the global market. This can be attributed to the increasing prevalence of HIV and Lyme disease in the U.S., rise in research funding and increasing production of genetically modified crops in the U.S., U.S.-China collaborative program for biomedical research, and HIV vaccine initiative in Canada.