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September 2015

Welcome to the September 2015 issue of CMC Market Outlook

This monthly e-newsletter provides valuable insights for both buyers and sellers of CMC drug development services. Our coverage will help you identify and understand market trends that will inform your strategic business perspective.

Enjoy the September issue!

The PharmSource Team


Early Development Services Enjoy Strong First Half

Results from the first half of the year highlighted the importance of external fundraising to drive elements of the outsourcing ecosystem. Contract service providers supporting early development, especially those with a strong presence in drug discovery, posted a revenue increase of 18% on a constant currency basis, led by WuXi Apptec and Charles River Laboratories.

Large and small molecule API manufacturers grew revenues by… read on

New Report Available: PharmSource CMO Industry Analysis

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  • Benchmark your performance against other CMOs in the industry
  • Understand what strategies CMOs are pursuing for profitable growth
  • Grasp CMO business challenges affecting bio/pharmaceutical negotiations

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How big is the market for…?

This is a handy guide to frequently requested data about the bio/pharma contract services industry.

The market for innovator API development and manufacturing – outsourced spending:

Market Size Source
2014: $13-15 billion Cambrex
Presentation at Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference
June 2015

Read more about the size of the contract services market for various segments.

PharmSource President Jim Miller
to Speak at Two Industry Events

Contract Pharma: 14th Annual Conference and Tabletop Exhibition.
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Thursday, September 17 at 2:15pm

CPhI Worldwide: Pharma Insight Briefings.
Madrid, Spain
Wednesday, October 14 at 12pm


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