Glycomics Market

Glycomics Market

Glycomics Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Product (Kits, Reagents, Enzymes and Instruments), Application (Diagnostics, Drug Discovery & Development and Other Applications), End User and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC24072

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2023)

US $2.13 BN

Projected Year Value (2030)

US $6.61 BN

CAGR (2023 - 2030)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

North America

Highest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Glycomics Market is accounted for $2.13 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $6.61 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 17.5% during the forecast period. Glycomics is a field of study within molecular biology and biochemistry that focuses on the comprehensive analysis of the structure, function, and biology of carbohydrates (sugars) in biological systems. It involves the study of complex carbohydrates, also known as glycans, and their interactions with other molecules in cells and organisms. Its research has far-reaching implications for understanding of biological processes, disease mechanisms, and the development of novel therapies.

According to a study published in February 2022 by researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Center for Glycomics, Heparin can now be produced without using animals through glycomics studies.

Market Dynamics:


Increasing research in glycomics

Growing research in glycomics reveals the critical role of glycans in various biological processes, diseases, and therapeutic development. This broadening scope creates a wider market for glycomics technologies across biomedicine applications. Increased research in glycomics fosters innovation in analytical techniques. With increased research, there is a demand for more accessible and cost-effective glycomics technologies. It also creates a strong demand for specialized tools, technologies, and services. These aspects are propelling the market growth.


Limited standardization

Glycans are highly diverse and structurally complex molecules. Standardizing the analysis and characterization of glycans across different research settings and laboratories can be challenging, leading to potential inconsistencies and difficulties in data interpretation. In addition, its limited commercial standards, varied analytical techniques, environmental factors, structural diversity and evolutionary variabilites hinder the market demand.


Rising cancer biomarkers and diagnostics

Glycomics research plays a crucial role in identifying specific glycan structures associated with various types of cancer. Understanding these unique glycan patterns allows for the development of accurate and reliable cancer biomarkers. It improves precision in cancer subtyping. Also, glycomics research may lead to the discovery of multiple glycan biomarkers associated with a specific cancer type. Combining these markers into a panel can further enhance diagnostic accuracy. Further, its practical implications for improving cancer detection, treatment, and patient outcomes are accelerating the market growth.


High cost of instruments and reagents

Research labs, particularly those with limited budgets or in academic settings, may face challenges in acquiring and maintaining the necessary glycomics equipment and reagents. This can lead to a slower pace of research or even deter some labs from entering the field. The high cost of instruments and reagents may deter companies and manufacturers from investing in research and development for glycomics technologies. Therefore, the high cost of entry can potentially slow down the growth of the glycomics market.

Covid-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had both direct and indirect impacts on the field of Glycomics. Many research laboratories and institutions faced disruptions in their operations due to lockdowns, restrictions, and safety measures. The financial impact of the pandemic had a long-term effect on research funding. On the positive side, the pandemic highlighted the importance of understanding the role of glycans in viral infections. Researchers have explored the potential of glycans in the development of therapeutics, vaccines, or diagnostics related to COVID-19.

The kits segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The kits segment is estimated to have a lucrative growth. Glycomics kits are specialized sets of reagents, tools, and protocols designed to facilitate the analysis and study of complex carbohydrates (glycans) in biological samples. They provide a standardized set of reagents and methods for the comprehensive profiling of glycans in biological samples. Glycomics kits include enzymes, labeling agents, and other tools necessary for the enzymatic release and modification of glycans, enabling detailed structural analysis. They play a crucial role in the diagnostics and quality control in biopharmaceuticals.

The drug discovery & development segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The drug discovery & development segment is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR growth during the forecast period. The integration of glycomics into drug discovery and development processes leads to more precise and effective therapies, ultimately benefiting patients by improving treatment outcomes and minimizing side effects. Glycomics can contribute to the design of drugs with reduced off-target effects and improved selectivity. It can also improve vaccine efficiency. All these factors are driving the segment growth.

Region with largest share:

North America is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. North America, comprising the United States and Canada, represented one of the largest glycomics markets globally. North America is home to numerous prominent research institutions, universities, and academic medical centers. The region's advanced healthcare infrastructure, robust research ecosystem, and significant investments in biotechnology and life sciences contributed to the market's size and growth.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period. The Glycomics market in Asia Pacific includes a mix of global biotechnology companies, academic research institutions, and local manufacturers. Both established players and emerging start-ups contribute to the competitive landscape. The biopharmaceutical industry in Asia Pacific is expanding rapidly. The shift towards personalized medicine in the healthcare industry drives the demand for glycomics technologies in this region.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players profiled in the Glycomics Market include Asparia Glycomics, Merck KGaA, Bruker, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc, New England Biolabs, Waters Corporation, Takara Bio Inc, Agilent Technologies Inc., RayBiotech Life, Inc., Shimadzu Corporation, Danaher, Lectenz Bio, Intellihep Limited, Sanofi Corporation and Bayer AG.

Key Developments:

In August 2023, Thermo Fisher Scientific the world leader in serving science, announced the commercial launch of the EXENT® Solution, after receiving IVDR certification*. The EXENT solution is a fully integrated and automated mass spectrometry system designed to transform diagnosis and assessment for patients with monoclonal gammopathies.

In June 2022, Sanofi announced the launch of its first Digital Accelerator to foster its ambition to become a leading digital healthcare company. The Accelerator will develop products and solutions that will support Sanofi’s mission to transform the practice of medicine with the use of digital, data and artificial intelligence (AI).

Products Covered:
• Kits
• Reagents
• Enzymes
• Instruments

Applications Covered:
• Diagnostics
• Drug Discovery & Development
• Other Applications

End Users Covered:
• Academic & Research Institutes
• Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
• Biopharmaceutical Companies
• Contract Research Organization (CRO)

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Product Analysis
3.7 Application Analysis
3.8 End User Analysis
3.9 Emerging Markets
3.10 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Glycomics Market, By Product
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Kits
5.2.1 Glycan Labeling Kits
5.2.2 Glycan Purification Kits
5.2.3 Glycan Release Kits
5.2.4 Other Glycomics Kits
5.3 Reagents
5.3.1 Glycoproteins
5.3.2 Monosaccharides
5.3.3 Oligosaccharides
5.3.4 Other Reagents
5.4 Enzymes
5.4.1 Glycosidases
5.4.2 Glycosyltransferases
5.4.3 Neuraminidases
5.4.4 Sialyltransferases
5.4.5 Other Enzymes
5.5 Instruments
5.5.1 High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
5.5.2 Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight (MALDI-TOF)
5.5.3 Mass Spectrometers
5.5.4 Array Systems
5.5.5 Other Instruments

6 Global Glycomics Market, By Application
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Diagnostics
6.3 Drug Discovery & Development
6.4 Other Applications

7 Global Glycomics Market, By End User
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Academic & Research Institutes
7.3 Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
7.4 Biopharmaceutical Companies
7.5 Contract Research Organization (CRO)

8 Global Glycomics Market, By Geography
8.1 Introduction
8.2 North America
8.2.1 US
8.2.2 Canada
8.2.3 Mexico
8.3 Europe
8.3.1 Germany
8.3.2 UK
8.3.3 Italy
8.3.4 France
8.3.5 Spain
8.3.6 Rest of Europe
8.4 Asia Pacific
8.4.1 Japan
8.4.2 China
8.4.3 India
8.4.4 Australia
8.4.5 New Zealand
8.4.6 South Korea
8.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
8.5 South America
8.5.1 Argentina
8.5.2 Brazil
8.5.3 Chile
8.5.4 Rest of South America
8.6 Middle East & Africa
8.6.1 Saudi Arabia
8.6.2 UAE
8.6.3 Qatar
8.6.4 South Africa
8.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

9 Key Developments
9.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
9.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
9.3 New Product Launch
9.4 Expansions
9.5 Other Key Strategies

10 Company Profiling
10.1 Asparia Glycomics
10.2 Merck KGaA
10.3 Bruker
10.4 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc
10.5 New England Biolabs
10.6 Waters Corporation
10.7 Takara Bio Inc
10.8 Agilent Technologies Inc.
10.9 RayBiotech Life, Inc.
10.10 Shimadzu Corporation
10.11 Danaher
10.12 Lectenz Bio
10.13 Intellihep Limited
10.14 Sanofi Corporation
10.15 Bayer AG

List of Tables
1 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Product (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Kits (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Glycan Labeling Kits (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Glycan Purification Kits (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Glycan Release Kits (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Other Glycomics Kits (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Reagents (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Glycoproteins (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Monosaccharides (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Oligosaccharides (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Other Reagents (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Enzymes (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Glycosidases (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Glycosyltransferases (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Neuraminidases (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Sialyltransferases (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Other Enzymes (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Instruments (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight (MALDI-TOF) (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Mass Spectrometers (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Array Systems (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Other Instruments (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Diagnostics (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Drug Discovery & Development (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Academic & Research Institutes (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Biopharmaceutical Companies (2021-2030) ($MN)
33 Global Glycomics Market Outlook, By Contract Research Organization (CRO) (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

List of Figures

List of Figures
Figure 1 Global Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 2 North America Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 3 US Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 4 Canada Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 5 Mexico Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 6 Europe Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 7 Germany Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 8 UK Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 9 Italy Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 10 France Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 11 Spain Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 12 Rest of Europe Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 13 Asia Pacific Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 14 Japan Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 15 China Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 16 India Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 17 Australia Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 18 New Zealand Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 19 South Korea Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 20 Rest of Asia Pacific Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 21 South America Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 22 Argentina Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 23 Brazil Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 24 Chile Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 25 Rest of South America Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 26 Middle East & Africa Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 27 Saudi Arabia Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 28 UAE Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 29 Qatar Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 30 South Africa Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 31 Rest of Middle East & Africa Glycomics Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)


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