Insulin regulates fat and carbohydrate metabolism in the body. It is a peptide hormone, which is secreted in the pancreas by beta cells of the islets of Langerhans and it helps to regulate the glucose metabolism. It causes skeletal muscle cells and fat tissues to absorb glucose from the blood. The global human insulin market is expected to grow at healthy CAGR during the forecast period due to high prevalence of diabetes, worldwide. In-depth analysis of the global human insulin market focuses on various aspects of the market such as market trends, market drivers, restraints and opportunities. Competitive landscape section focuses on key leaders within the global human insulin market and their major growth strategies. Detailed analysis of segments helps in understanding market dynamics and would be beneficial for market professionals.
The growth of global human insulin market is primarily attributed to rising prevalence of diabetes. The factors that contribute to growing number of diabetic patient globally include changes in lifestyles, growing number of obese as well as geriatric population and inadequate healthcare services. Favorable government policies and technological advances such as innovation of insulin pens have also fueled the growth of this market. However, cost of production, manufacturing complexities and critical regulatory requirements for the approval of biotechnology derived products are the factors that could hinder the growth of global human insulin market. Pipeline insulin products and untapped emerging economies are the promising opportunities for the manufacturers of global human insulin.
Global Human Insulin Market by Types
The global human insulin market is segmented by product type into Traditional and Modern Human Insulin. Traditional Human Insulin is segmented as Premixed, Intermediate Acting and Short Acting Human Insulin, whereas Modern Human Insulin includes Premixed, Long Acting and Rapid Acting types. Long acting modern insulin and premixed modern insulin are the fastest growing categories of this segment.
Global Human Insulin Market by Brands
According to the brands available into the market, the global human insulin market is classified as traditional and modern human insulin brands. Traditional brands include Humulin, Actrapid and Insuman, whereas, modern brands include Humalog, Novomix, Novorapid, Lantus, Levemir and Apidra. Over the past few years, biosimilars has gained popularity in comparison to branded drugs. Basalog, Wosulin and Glaritus are the biosimilars available in Asia-Pacific region. Amongst traditional and modern brands, Lantus holds the largest market share, whereas, Levemir and Apidra are the fastest growing insulin drugs.
Global Human Insulin Market by Geography
Geographically, global human insulin market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and LAMEA. North America dominates the global human insulin market owing to high prevalence of diabetes and technological advances in effective insulin delivery. Asia-Pacific and LAMEA are the fastest growing geographic segments due to high diabetes incidences, government support and improving healthcare conditions.
Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithCline, Biocon, Sanofi Aventis, Julphar, Novo Nordisk, SemBioSys, and Wockhardt are some of the key players of global human insulin market. Manufacturers are focusing to develop the advanced techniques of insulin delivery to gain the competitive advantage. Development of biosimilars is a booming trend in global human insulin market and Wockhardt and Biocon have launched their biosimilars products in Asia-Pacific region.
High Level Analysis
The study identifies the potential market drivers, challenges and trends. Competitive landscape section provides explicit information of the big players ruling the global human insulin market, their operating strategies, new launches, pipeline products and clinical trials. Porter’s Five Forces analysis has been used to determine the attractiveness of global human insulin market. Large pool of diabetic population and high cost of technology required to manufacture innovative insulin delivery devices are the factors that tend to increase the supplier’s bargaining power. High cost of down streaming process and manunufacturing complexities limit the new players in entering the market. Industrial rivalry is intense due to patent expiration of major brands and growing demand for biosimilars products.
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The global human insulin market is segmented into three major categories such as, Product Type, Brand and Geography.
MARKET BY TYPES
MARKET BY BRAND
MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY