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 total global bio/pharmaceutical R&D spending:

Market Size Source
2014: $125 billion
2020: $148 billion
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Presentation at JP Morgan Conference
January 2015
2014: $160 billion Catalent Pharma Solutions
Presentation at JP Morgan Conference
January 2015

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Jim Miller is the founder and president of PharmSource Information Services, Inc. A preeminent expert in bio/pharmaceutical outsourcing, Jim established and presides over the industry’s principal resource for serious consumers of information on contract drug development and manufacturing, PharmSource STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE. He is editor and publisher of Bio/Pharmaceutical Outsourcing Report and Emerging Markets Outsourcing Report.

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