Report Scope & Overview:

The Biopharmaceutical Excipients Market Size was valued at USD 2.37 billion in 2022, and is expected to reach USD 3.96 billion by 2030 and grow at a CAGR of 6.6% over the forecast period 2023-2030.

In the upcoming years, it is anticipated that the market for biopharmaceutical excipients would expand significantly and is already witnessing a profitable rise. The macromolecules or biological components that are utilised to create genetically modified goods like blood products and other pharmaceuticals are known as biopharmaceutical products. In order to provide the necessary formulation with a longer shelf life for the product, biopharmaceutical excipients, which are inactive compounds employed as carriers, are coupled with the active pharmaceutical ingredients. Because biopharmaceutical molecules are prone to instability, the formulation's stability must be improved by the careful use of a combination of excipients.

Biopharmaceutical Excipients Market Revenue Analysis

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These compounds have the ability to change taste, colour, elegance, binding capacity, and release rate of the active medicinal ingredient depending on the situation. Excipients and the active medicinal ingredients are needed in every biopharmaceutical composition. Excipients are primarily employed as binding agents, carriers, diluent excipients, co-processed excipients, emulsifier agents, and other stabilizing agents.



  • Significantly increasing need for big molecule development

  • Rapid expansion of the legal environment for the creation of biosimilars


  • The lack of common treatments will slow the market's rate of expansion.


  • Manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals is increasingly concentrated in developing nations.


  • Lack of awareness


The need for macromolecules for therapy increased as a result of an infectious illness outbreak that had serious respiratory complications. In order to meet the growing demand for these macromolecules, biopharmaceutical excipients must improve stability and shelf life, which is expected to spur market expansion in the near future. The epidemic has prompted major firms to spend money on genetically altered molecules for better treating Covid-19 sufferers, which is anticipated to increase the use of pharmaceutical excipients in the near future.

The regulatory structure has additionally benefited the researchers with tax exemptions, which will enable the main leaders to generate the most income possible in the upcoming years. The pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are currently going through a crisis. The market would, nevertheless, benefit from a higher number of market shares in the coming years due to the spike in demand for the development of medications with a longer shelf life.

By Product Type

The market was dominated by excipients with a carbohydrate base, and this trend is anticipated to persist during the projected period. The lion's share of the segment can be principally blamed for the extensive usage of starch, sucrose, and dextrose in different medication formulations. The segment's growth is also being aided by the growing use of carbohydrates as bulking agents to aid in the lyophilization of biomolecules like proteins.

Because starch is widely used in medication development, the starch category is anticipated to experience the fastest CAGR growth. It can function effectively as a binder, diluent, and disintegrant for a variety of over-the-counter drugs, biopharmaceuticals, and dietary supplements. Starch is used more frequently because of its benefits such cost effectiveness, inertness, and great availability.

Market expansion in the polyols area is predicted to be profitable. The increase in protein therapies is responsible for the segment's growth. Protein formulations contain polyols to improve stability and tonicity. Additionally, it has been demonstrated to have higher thermodynamic stability, which is crucial for protein-based formulations.


By Product type

  • Solubilizers & Surfactants/Emulsifiers

    • Triglycerides

    • Esters

  • Polyols

  • Mannitol

  • Sorbitol

  • Carbohydrates

  • Sucrose

  • Dextrose

  • Starch

  • Specialty Excipients

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The greatest market share was held by North America, whose expansion can be ascribed to a number of elements including the existence of important players, an increase in drug research, and a sizable population base.

Collaborations between businesses in this region are being used to produce biopharmaceutical excipients.

The market is anticipated to expand at the quickest rate in Asia Pacific as a result of the existence of sizable CMOs engaged in drug development. India, China, and South Korea are among the nations in this region that are heavily involved in the development of biosimilars. The extensive development of biosimilars has occurred for a number of reasons, including affordability, a supportive regulatory environment, cost advantages, and the existence of a sizable population base. In order to assure drug stability, biopharmaceutical excipients are needed for the development of biosimilars.


  • North America

    • USA

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • UK

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • The Netherlands

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • Japan

    • south Korea

    • China

    • India

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • The Middle East & Africa

    • Israel

    • UAE

    • South Africa

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

    • Rest of Latin America


Some of the major key players are Associated British Foods, BASF SE, Colorcon, Clariant, DFE Pharma, Evonik Industries AG, IMCD, Sigachi Industries Pvt. Ltd., Merck KGaA, RETTENMAIER & SOHNE GmbH + Co KG, Roquette Freres, Signet Chemical Corporation Pvt, Ltd. and Other Players

Biopharmaceutical Excipients Market Report Scope:

Report Attributes Details
Market Size in 2022 US$ 2.37 Billion
Market Size by 2030 US$ 3.96 Billion
CAGR CAGR of 6.6% From 2023 to 2030
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2020-2021
Report Scope & Coverage Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive  Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook
Key Segments • by Product type (Solubilizers & Surfactants/Emulsifiers (Triglycerides, Esters), Polyols (Mannitol, Sorbitol), Carbohydrates (Sucrose, Dextrose, Starch), Specialty Excipients)
Regional Analysis/Coverage North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
Company Profiles Associated British Foods, BASF SE, Colorcon, Clariant, DFE Pharma, Evonik Industries AG, IMCD, Sigachi Industries Pvt. Ltd., Merck KGaA, RETTENMAIER & SOHNE GmbH + Co KG, Roquette Freres, Signet Chemical Corporation Pvt, Ltd.
Key Drivers • Significantly increasing need for big molecule development
• Rapid expansion of the legal environment for the creation of biosimilars
RESTRAINTS • The lack of common treatments will slow the market's rate of expansion.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ans: The Biopharmaceutical Excipients Market Size was valued at USD 2.37 billion in 2022.

Ans. The Biopharmaceutical Excipients Market is to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% over the forecast period 2023-2030.

Ans. The greatest market share was held by North America.

Ans. Associated British Foods, BASF SE, Colorcon, Clariant, DFE Pharma, Evonik Industries AG, IMCD, Sigachi Industries Pvt. Ltd are the key players of Biopharmaceutical Excipients market

Ans. Lack of awareness is the challenges faced by Biopharmaceutical Excipients market.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction

1.1 Market Definition

1.2 Scope

1.3 Research Assumptions


2. Research Methodology


3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Drivers

3.2 Restraints

3.3 Opportunities

3.4 Challenges


4. Impact Analysis

4.1 COVID-19 Impact Analysis

4.2 Impact of Ukraine- Russia War

4.3 Impact of Ongoing Recession

4.3.1 Introduction

4.3.2 Impact on major economies US Canada Germany France United Kingdom China Japan South Korea Rest of the World


5. Value Chain Analysis


6. Porter’s 5 forces model


7.  PEST Analysis


8. Biopharmaceutical Excipients Market Segmentation, By Product type

8.1 Solubilizers & Surfactants/Emulsifiers

8.1.1 Triglycerides

8.1.2 Esters

8.2 Polyols

8.2.1 Mannitol

8.2.2 Sorbitol

8.3 Carbohydrates

8.3.1 Sucrose

8.3.2 Dextrose

8.3.3 Starch

8.4 Specialty Excipients


9. Regional Analysis

9.1 Introduction

9.2 North America

9.2.1 USA

9.2.2 Canada

9.2.3 Mexico

9.3 Europe

9.3.1 Germany

9.3.2 UK

9.3.3 France

9.3.4 Italy

9.3.5 Spain

9.3.6 The Netherlands

9.3.7 Rest of Europe

9.4 Asia-Pacific

9.4.1 Japan

9.4.2 South Korea

9.4.3 China

9.4.4 India

9.4.5 Australia

9.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

9.5 The Middle East & Africa

9.5.1 Israel

9.5.2 UAE

9.5.3 South Africa

9.5.4 Rest

9.6 Latin America

9.6.1 Brazil

9.6.2 Argentina

9.6.3 Rest of Latin America


10. Company Profiles

10.1 Associated British Foods

10.1.1 Financial

10.1.2 Products/ Services Offered

10.1.3 SWOT Analysis

10.1.4 The SNS view

10.2 BASF SE

10.3 Colorcon

10.4 Clariant

10.5 DFE Pharma

10.6 Evonik Industries AG

10.7 IMCD

10.8 Sigachi Industries Pvt. Ltd.

10.9 Merck KGaA



11. Competitive Landscape

11.1 Competitive Benchmark

11.2 Market Share Analysis

11.3 Recent Developments


12. Conclusion

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