Lens On The Scientific Market
Key findings from our industry experts.
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 […]
Single-use or disposable biomanufacturing replaces stainless steel tanks, bioreactors, and plumbing with plastic, to provide flexibility, agility, and speed to the production of therapeutic proteins. A recent market study estimates demand for for Single Use Upstream Processing to grow at up to 15% per year through 2021, when demand will reach $3.7 billion.. As disposable processing worked […]
Many chemical and biological processes of a laboratory’s work release hazardous gases into the air and protection for personnel and the lab environment is required. The most common way to do this is with the use of a fume hood. This has created a market of hundreds of millions of dollars, as detailed in our […]
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held its annual meeting March 29-April 3, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting, the largest cancer research conference in the world, brought together approximately 21,000 attendees from a diverse cross section of the cancer research community, with researchers and clinicians spanning academia, government, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, […]
It was two years ago when UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered the notice for the country to withdraw from the EU, thus beginning the two-year countdown to its official departure date on the 29th of March this year. In order to smooth the process, a trade deal was forged between the UK and the […]
Next week, Philadelphia will host Pittcon 2019 – now in its 70th year! – a show that has always been a major spot on the calendar for the SDi team. The companies and products exhibited at the show has about an 80% overlap with the technologies covered in our flagship Global Assessment Report, encapsulating our analysis of market […]
Strategic Directions International (SDi), just released the 2019 Global Assessment Report: The Analytical and Life Science Instrumentation Industry. In this article we discuss some key trends our analysts observed in 2018 and where we believe the industry will find opportunities for growth in 2019 and the upcoming years. The 1000+ page report details updated size, growth and […]
“What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Ebola?” asked speaker John Dye, PhD, of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at the American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Biothreats conference, held last week in Arlington, Virginia. Ebola was one of the most talked about high-consequence pathogens at the event. However, the […]
Process analytical instruments (PAI) are used for monitoring, modeling, analyzing, and controlling manufacturing processes through timely measurements of critical process parameters with the goal of controlling process safety and optimization while maintaining product quality. These instruments have been used for some time in various manufacturing industries. Significant research and development has been done in past […]
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Strategic Directions International (SDi), part of Science and Medicine Group, is the leading business intelligence firm in the highly specialized field of analytical and life science instruments. Its client list includes virtually every major analytical instrumentation company in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Founded in 1981, the Los Angeles-based company has published hundreds of market reports and provided proprietary consulting services for a multitude of clients.