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Market Research Report

Pharmaceutical Filtration Market : Global Historical Growth (2012-2016) & Future Outlook (2017-2024) Demand Analysis & Opportunity Evaluation

Published On : 09:40 AM, 14th September, 2017 REP-ID-491 Category: Healthcare

Pharmaceutical Filtration Market Overview

Pharmaceutical filtration is defined as a process to separate suspended particles from a medium by passing them through a membrane. Filtration is the most important process of pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical Filtration is widely used for various applications such as cell separation, water purification, air filtration and others. Further, nanofiltration technology is heavily adopted by pharmaceutical industries for the filtration process.

Market Size and Forecast

The global pharmaceutical filtration market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.8% over the forecast period i.e. 2017-2024. Further, growing expansion of the biopharmaceutical industry and rise in healthcare expenditure are envisioned to foster the growth of pharmaceutical filtration market across the globe.

The global pharmaceutical filtration market is segmented into product type, application, technology, and region. On the basis of technology, the segment is further sub divided into ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, microfiltration, ion exchange, and others. Further, microfiltration segment is expected to be the largest segment by the end of 2024 owing to wide use application of microfiltration technology.

Pharmaceutical Filtration

In terms of geography, North America and Europe are the most prominent regional markets of pharmaceutical filtration in 2016. North America is the largest market in terms of market revenue share in overall pharmaceutical filtration market. Further, this region is expected to continue its dominance by the end of 2024. The market of pharmaceutical filtration is majorly driven on the back of increasing strict cleanliness requirements in manufacturing facilities and rise in manufacturing of vaccines. Likely, U.S. holds the largest market share of pharmaceutical filtration owing to the increasing research activities in this region.

Europe region captured the second largest market of pharmaceutical filtration in terms of revenue in 2016. Further, Western Europe countries such as U.K., Germany and others are augmenting the demand for pharmaceutical filtration due to increasing government initiatives and funding. Asia-Pacific region is projected to be the fastest growing pharmaceutical filtration market by the end of 2024. Additionally, the growth in this region is attributed to various factors such as growing population and rising demand for vaccines due to growing prevalence of numerous diseases. Likely, the major countries witnessing the augmented demand for pharmaceutical filtration are China, Japan and India.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis segmented the global pharmaceutical filtration market in the following segments:

By Product Type

  • Membrane Filters
  • Depth Filters
  • Cartridge Filters
  • High efficiency particulate air (HEPA)
  • Bag Filters
  • Gas Filters

By Application

  • Cell Separation
  • Water Purification
  • Air Filtration
  • Raw Material Filtration
  • Finished Product Filtration
  • Others

By Technology

  • Ultrafiltration
  • Nanofiltration
  • Microfiltration
  • Ion Exchange
  • Others

Pharmaceutical Filtration Market

By Region

Global pharmaceutical filtration market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growing demand for vaccines for the treatment of various diseases such as chikungunya, dengue and malaria coupled with growing healthcare expenditure are believed to be the dynamic factor behind the rapid growth of pharmaceutical filtration market across the globe. Further, technological advancement in filtration techniques across the globe is envisioned to foster the growth of pharmaceutical filtration market by the end of 2024.

Moreover, rising research and development activities by major key players to provide better filtration along with favorable government initiative to improve healthcare infrastructure is projected to bolster the growth of pharmaceutical filtration market. In addition to this, growing manufacturing of generic drugs and expansion of pharmaceutical industry are predicted to elevate the growth of pharmaceutical filtration market.

However, high initial investment related with pharmaceutical filtration is expected to hinder the growth of pharmaceutical filtration market over the forecast period. Moreover, strict validation and qualification procedures in different countries are believed to dampen the growth of pharmaceutical filtration market globally.  

Key players

The major key players for pharmaceutical filtration market are as follows

  • 3M Company
    • Company Overview
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Business Strategy
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Financials
  • Amazon Filters Ltd.
  • Eaton Corporation PLC
  • GE Healthcare
  • Graver Technologies, Llc
  • Meissner Filtration Products, Inc.
  • Merck KGAA
  • Pall Corporation
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Sartorius Stedim Biotech S.A.

Scope and Context

Overview of the Parent Market

Analyst View


The global pharmaceutical filtration market is segmented as follows:

  • By Product Type Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Application Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Technology Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Region Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Market Dynamics

Supply & Demand Risk

Competitive Landscape

Porter’s Five Force Model

Geographical Economic Activity

Key Players (respective SWOT Analysis) and their Strategies and Product Portfolio

Recent Trends and Developments

Industry Growth Drivers and Challenges

Key Information for Players to establish themselves in current dynamic environment


Key Answers Captured in Report?
Which geography would have better demand for product/services?
What are the strategies adopted by big players in the regional market?
Which country would see the steep rise in CAGR & year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth?
What is the current & expected market size in next five years?
What is the market feasibility for long term investment?
What opportunity the country would offer for existing and new players in the market?
What is risk involved for suppliers in the geography?
What factors would drive the demand for the product/service in near future?
What is the impact analysis of various factors in the market growth?
What are the recent trends in the regional market and how successful they are?



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