Global Bioinformatics Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Consumption, Company Analysis and Forecast 2020-2027

Published Date : Aug 2019 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : Healthcare

The global bioinformatics market size garnered US$ 6.66 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach US$ 18.60 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 14% from 2020 to 2027. The report provides a detailed analysis of top investment pockets, changing market trends, major segments, market size & estimations, value chain, and competitive landscape.

Increase in need for integrated data, applications in drug discovery & development, and supportive government initiatives drive the growth of the market. However, scarcity of skilled personnel, saturation in pharmaceutical sector, and availability of common data formats restrain the market growth. On the other hand, data overload, standardization, and requirement for integrated solutions & systems create new pathways in the industry.

The global bioinformatics market is expected to register substantial growth in the near future, owing to rise in need for integrated data, rise in demand for nucleic acid & protein sequencing, owing to reduction in sequencing cost, and increase in applications of proteomics & genomics. In addition, drug discovery & development and initiatives from government & private organizations are expected to boost the market growth during the forecast period. However, lack of skilled personnel, common data formats, and lack of user-friendly tools at cheaper prices are projected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period. Conversely, increase in need for integrated solutions & systems, integration of machine learning & AI in healthcare and software companies investing in the development of bioinformatics solutions are expected to offer remunerative market opportunities to bioinformatics solution developers.

What is Bioinformatics?

Bioinformatics is a combination of biology and information technology, which links biological data with techniques for information storage, distribution, and analysis to support multiple areas of scientific research, including biomedicine. It uses software tools for database creation, data management, data warehousing, data mining, and others. Mining such data leads to scientific discoveries, which is used in the study of genetics & genomes. Several bioinformatics tools are available in the market. They are categorized as protein functional & analysis tools, homology & similarity tools, sequence analysis tools, and miscellaneous tools. The field covers many advanced and specialized areas of life such as structural genomics, functional genomics, DNA microarrays, comparative genomics, and medical information. Hence, these aforementioned factors boost the global bioinformatics market share.

Technology & services segment review

On the basis of technology & services, the bioinformatics market is segmented into knowledge management tools, bioinformatics platforms, and bioinformatics services. The bioinformatics platforms segment was the major revenue contributor in 2019, and is anticipated to continue this trend during the forecast period, owing to increase in platform applications and need for better tools in drug development. Increase in platform application is attributed to surge in need from the life science firm for identification and modification of structures. This, in turn, would help in drug designing process and evaluation of their therapeutic effects. Furthermore, efficiency and safety in drug development and discovery leads to increase in need for better tools in drug development. Thus, is expected to propel the bioinformatics market size in the future.

Application segment review

Depending on application, the bioinformatics market is categorized into metabolomics, molecular phylogenetics, transcriptomics, proteomics, chemoinformatics & drug design, genomics, and others. The transcriptomics segment is projected to exhibit the highest growth during the forecast period, owing to increase in preference in companion diagnostics and personalized medicines. Moreover, novel gene sequencing, continuous discovery of biomarkers, and worldwide acceptance of transcriptomics technology are expected to drive the bioinformatics market growth.

Region segment review

Region wise, the bioinformatics market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. North America dominated the market in 2019, accounting for the highest share, and is anticipated to maintain this trend throughout the forecast period. This is attributed to surge in adoption of advanced technology and increase in demand for better bioinformatics tools, which are required in drug discovery and development process. The market in LAMEA is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to advancements in the field of genomics and proteomics, generating massive volume of data, which is to be interpreted and managed. In addition, the bioinformatics sector is still in its infancy stage in the region where research activities are developing gradually. Thus, all these factors together contribute toward growth of the market.

The report analyzes and forecasts the bioinformatics market at global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on volume (Tons) and value (US$ Mn) from 2020 to 2027. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global bioinformatics market. The Porter’s Five Forces model has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein various applications have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

The study provides a decisive view of the bioinformatics market by segmenting it in terms of form and application. The segment has been analyzed based on the present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes the current and projected demand in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of bioinformatics market for the base year 2018 and the forecast between 2019 and 2026. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

Key Market Players

Leading market players analyzed in the research include Accelrys, Inc., Agilent technologies, Inc., Affymetrix, Inc., Non Linear Dynamics, Genevabioinformatics, Life Technologies Corp., Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Bruker Daltonics, Inc., Illumina, and Biomax informatics AG.


By Technology & Services

  • Knowledge Management Tools
    • Generalized Knowledge Management Tools
    • Specialized Knowledge Management Tools
  • Bioinformatics Platforms
    • Sequence Analysis Platforms
    • Sequence Alignment Platforms
    • Sequence Manipulation Platforms
    • Structural Analysis Platforms
    • Others
  • Bioinformatics Services
    • Sequencing Services
    • Database & Management
    • Data Analysis
    • Others

By Application

  • Metabolomics
  • Molecular Phylogenetics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Proteomics
  • Chemoinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Others

By Sector

  • Medical Bioinformatics
  • Animal Bioinformatics
  • Agriculture Bioinformatics
  • Academics
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • UK
    • Italy
    • Sweden
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Australia
    • Japan
    • India
    • Vietnam
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
    • Nigeria
    • Malawi
    • Zambia
    • Rest of LAMEA

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

Primary research represents a bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents of key players operating in various application areas have been reviewed for competition analysis and market understanding.

Secondary research also includes recent trends, technical writing, Internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. These have proved to be reliable, effective, and successful approaches for obtaining precise market data, capturing market participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global bioinformatics capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2014-2018) and forecast (2019-2026);
  • Focuses on the key bioinformatics manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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