|Sep 2012||49||GBI Research||ASDR-33001|
This report focuses on the key insights into the biodefense industry. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the biodefense industry. The report examines the bioterrorist events which have resulted in Research and Development (R&D) in the industry. The pharmaceutical countermeasures and treatments by Europe and the US. The report analysis the work of the industry in terms of past, present and future pharmaceutical research, development and production to counter or treat diseases caused by biological attack.
This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in house analysis by our team of industry experts.
We also analyzed pipeline of category A pathogens namely, anthrax, small pox, viral hemorrhagic fever, plague and tularemia. Anthrax (24%), smallpox (32%) and viral hemorrhagic fever (39%) contributed a total of 95% of the molecules to the biodefense industry pipeline. Viral hemorrhagic fever, anthrax and small pox are among the most researched diseases in the biodefense industry. It is attributable because of scale of destruction that these two pathogens can cause. According to GBI Research analysis, Emergent BioSolutions and SIGA Technologies were awarded a total of 15 contracts between 2007 and 2012.
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