Lens On The Scientific Market
Key findings from our industry experts.
The National Bureau of Statistics of China released its preliminary data on the second quarter of 2019. GDP growth was estimated at 6.2%, which marks the lowest quarterly growth for the country since 1992. China has been one of the best sources of growth for analytical instrumentation for decades, so the question arises: Is this a […]
Drug abuse is one of the largest global health issues in the 21st century, with millions each year being touched by the second largest black market in the world after arms sales. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 300 million worldwide used an illicit drug at least once in 2016. Some drugs, like marijuana, are […]
Portable analytical instruments allow pharma companies and governments to do their job with maximum accuracy, efficiency and mobility. And it’s big business. The total portable instrumentation market was just under $1.5 billion in 2018, according to our latest report. The 2019 Market for Portable Instrumentation: In the Lab & In the Field expects future growth […]
The Fast Growing Market for Liquid Biopsies Liquid biopsies are a set of minimally invasive diagnostic methods that analyze tumor-derived materials that can be found circulating in biological fluids, to provide information for the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of cancer. While tissue biopsies and imaging techniques remain the current standards of care in the diagnosis […]
The role and impact of customer service and technical support in the life science market has changed. At many companies, customer service and technical support activities traditionally lacked the glamour associated with developing innovating new technologies and products for research. Today, however, competitive forces, technological advances and heightened customer expectations have propelled service and support […]
The long road to a resolution of the Brexit situation appeared to be nearing an end earlier this year, with the deadline set for March 29 to finalize how Britain would exit the EU. A “hard” Brexit, the case if no EU-Britain agreement is reached, would remove Britain from the EU’s single market among other […]
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of SDI’s first Global Assessment Report in December of 1989. This was our first attempt to provide a comprehensive look at the entire analytical instrument industry. The spiral-bound tome weighed in at a trim 136 pages plus appendices. Over the ensuing 30 years, we have expanded […]
BioInformatics Inc. is frequently called upon by clients to explore the market for instruments and equipment used in bioprocessing. In our conversations with scientists we’ve come to learn why innovations occur at such a slow pace in bioprocessing and drug development despite the rate of technological and scientific advancements. Biotechnology and electronics are two high-tech […]
Continuous manufacturing has greatly benefited consumer societies. Assembly lines are obvious examples for discrete manufacturing, while process industries rely on automation to transform raw materials into products continuously, without stopping even for the next process step. For the expression of therapeutic proteins, continuous upstream processing involves culturing cells within a bioreactor based on hollow fiber […]
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