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[November 09, 2012]

Research and Markets: Global Biobank (Biospecimen/Biorepository/Biopreservation) Market For Equipment & Media - Trends & Forecast to 2017

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Biobank (Biospecimen/Biorepository/Biopreservation) Market For Equipment & Media - Trends & Forecast to 2017" report to their offering.

Biopreservation is a technique used for the storage of cells and tissues in a hypothermic or chemical environment to preserve biological samples with sustained integrity. Cryopreservation, vitrification and hypothermic storage are the common biopreservation procedures used widely in laboratory and clinical settings. The increase in cell-banking systems like adult stem cell banking, tissue banking, and umbilical cord blood banking has led to an increase in demand for the concept of biopreservation. Antibodies and proteins obtained from high-yielding cell-lines are required by biotech and pharmaceutical companies for research, diagnostic or clinical purposes. These high-yielding cell lines need to be preserved to give optimum yield, viability and productivity.

The global biobank (biospecimen/ biorepository/biopreservation) market for equipment and media is broadly categorized into two segments, namely, biopreservation media market, and biopreservation equipment market. These markets are dominated by the US. in 2012, followed by Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World (RoW), due to government investments and tremendous research activities in this geographical region.

The global biobank (biospecimen/ biorepository/biopreservation) market for equipment and media witnesses high competitive intensity. Segment rivalry is high, as there are a few big firms and many small firms with similar product offerings. The firms operating in the market fight to garner market share, leading to frequent price wars, advertising battles, incessant launch of new products, and increased customer services & warranties.

The global biopreservation media market is dominated by home-brew media solutions, which account for nearly 71% of the market. Apart from home-brew media solutions, the major players operating in the biopreservation media market include Organ Recovery Systems, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and Genzyme. The global biopreservation equipment market has many well-established as well as local players dominating the industry market. Some of the major players are Thermofisher Scientific, Taylor-Wharton, and VWR International.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Global Biopreservation Media Market, By Types

5 Global Biopreservation Equipment Market, By Products

6 Global Biopreservation Media &Equipment Market, By Application

7 Geographic Analysis

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

- Biopreservation Media Manufacturers

- Atlanta Biologicals, Inc.

- Biolife Solutions, Inc.

- Bioniche Pharma Usa Llc

- Cell & Tissue Systems, Inc.

- Essential Pharmaceuticals, Llc

- Genzyme Corporation

- Lifeline Scientific, Inc. (Organ Recovery Systems)

- Preservation Solution, Inc.

- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

- Wak-Chemie Medical Gmbh

- Biopreservation Equipment Manufacturers

- Biocision, Llc

- Biogenics

- Core Dynamics, Ltd.

- Custom Biogenic Systems, Inc.

- Panasonic (News - Alert) Biomedical Sales Europe B.V.

- Princeton Cryotech, Inc.

- So-Low Environmental Equipment Co., Inc.

- Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics

- Thermogenesis Corporation

- Biopreservation Media And Equipment Manufacturers

- Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

- Vwr International, Llc

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