Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Status : May, 2020 | Medical Devices | PPT format

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Global Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market: Snapshot

The healthcare regulatory affairs outsourcing market is experiencing significant growth owing to services to Clinical Research Organizations. The rising number of patent expirations along with growing costs of research and development activities are the primary factors influencing the growth of the global healthcare regulatory affairs outsourcing market. Healthcare and biopharmaceutical organizations are likely to team up with numerous outsourcing companies for getting their drugs and devices approved in the global market. The approval time of a drug or device is a time taking process, is expensive, and is also a documentation centric procedure.

As a result of the above, the service providers have been shifting their focus to outsource healthcare regulatory activities for reducing costs and focusing on core competencies. These type of regulatory service providers provide several other services as well such as pharmacovigilance, medical writing, and clinical trials to biotech and many different countries. However, the market is expected to be inhibited by the high fluctuations in price along with hidden expenses in the regulatory services delivered by diverse Clinical Research Organizations. Furthermore, high risks pertaining to organizational information security is likely to challenge the productivity of the healthcare regulatory affairs outsourcing market.

The service providers of healthcare regulatory affairs outsourcing can gain lucrative growth opportunities from emerging economies in Latin America and Asia Pacific owing to the developing infrastructure of these regions and investments in developing healthcare technologies. 

Global Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market: Overview

Regulatory policies are implemented to ensure that companies comply with certain standards of functioning in relation to their businesses. These policies or regulatory affairs in the healthcare industry are aimed at safeguarding the public health and welfare by ensuring the safety of pharmaceutical and healthcare products. An increasing number of healthcare companies lately are outsourcing their regulatory functions to focus on their core competencies instead. Furthermore, due to the advent of an increasing number of drugs in the clinical development process, regulatory affair outsourcing is gaining more importance in the healthcare sector.

TMR Research, in its new report studies the prevalent prospects for the market. Based on in-depth analysis and exhaustive information obtained through proven research methodologies it also presents refined outlook for the market between 2017 and 2025.

Global Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market: Trends and Opportunities

An increasing number of healthcare institutes and pharmaceutical companies are outsourcing regulatory affairs to save cost and capitalize on expertise available with the contract research organizations (CROs). Outsourcing healthcare regulatory affairs provides these organizations with the time and resource to focus on their core competencies, which is the chief driver of the global healthcare regulatory affairs outsourcing market.

Currently, regulatory support is available for almost every process across clinical trials such as medical report writing, manufacturing and controls (CMC), data management, regulatory chemistry, country regulatory affairs, labeling and liaison, and regulatory strategy. One of the primary benefits of outsourcing regulatory affairs is cost effectiveness. Outsourcing non-core activities to experts can help companies focus more on their marketing and research and development activities. Hence in the long run companies can benefit from optimized reimbursements, product approval, and increased market share and productivity. Spurred by these factors, the global healthcare regulatory outsourcing market is poised to exhibit strong growth over the forecast period.

Global Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market: Regional Outlook

Regionally, Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, and Rest of the World constitute the key market segments. Among these, North America emerged dominant as the U.S. held lead in the global healthcare regulatory affairs outsourcing market. Europe trailed North America as leading healthcare institutes therein increased their focus on reducing investment cost and capitalize on the availability of cheap labor. Besides this, the rising concentration on the optimum utilization of resources and gain from accelerated focus on faster product approval.

Owing to the high costs involved in clinical development procedures in developed nations, the emerging countries are more preferred for regulatory affairs outsourcing in the healthcare sector. Asia Pacific for instance is exhibiting impressive CAGR and is fast emerging as a lucrative market for regulatory affairs outsourcing. The growth of Asia Pacific market is spurred due to the availability of a large pool of skilled labor at an affordable price and the increasing number of pharmaceutical companies intending to focus on their core competencies.

Global Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Outsourcing Market: Vendor Landscape

Various companies around the world offer comprehensive knowledge in managing healthcare regulatory affairs. These companies mainly intend to help firms overcome challenges and accelerate clinical processes. Some of the leading players in the market identified by the report are Covance Group Ltd., Parexel International Corporation, Pharmaceutical Product Development, Medelis, Inc., Quintiles Transnational Holdings, Inc., Charles River Laboratories International, Inc., KAI Research, Inc., Medpace, Inc., and ICON Plc.

The report conducts SWOT analysis on several of these market players to gauge determine their strengths and weaknesses. This analysis also provides insights into the opportunities and threats that potentially lay ahead for these companies over the course of the forecast period.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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