The atezolizumab market comprises antibodies designed to block the programmed cell death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) pathway, which is often hijacked by various tumor types to evade detection by the immune system. Atezolizumab aids in activation of the immune system against cancer cells by blocking the interaction of PD-L1 with its receptors PD-1 and B7.1. This enables the immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells more effectively. Key applications of atezolizumab include treatment of lung cancer, urothelial carcinoma, head and neck cancer, and triple-negative breast cancer.
The Global Atezolizumab Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 308 Million in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.0% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030.
Key players operating in the Atezolizumab market are Mycovia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Scynexis, Inc., Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd., Astellas Pharma Inc., Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A., Pacgen Life Science Corporation, NovaDigm Therapeutics, Inc., Cidara Therapeutics, Inc., Amplyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Pfizer, Inc. Growing prevalence of various cancers globally is expected to drive significant demand for targeted therapies such as atezolizumab. Clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of atezolizumab in new indications are further expanding its potential patient pool. Several market players are focusing on geographic expansion in emerging markets to benefit from increasing healthcare expenditure.
Market key trends
The drug pipeline for atezolizumab is witnessing expansion through ongoing clinical trials evaluating its use in new cancer indications such as small cell lung cancer, endometrial cancer, prostate cancer, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Many trials are also evaluating atezolizumab in combination with other cancer drugs to improve treatment outcomes. For example, a phase III trial is assessing the efficacy of atezolizumab plus bevacizumab compared to sorafenib or placebo in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Such pipeline developments and new drug combinations are expected to drive the atezolizumab market over the forecast period.
Threat of new entrants: The entry of new competitors in the market is low to moderate as there are large production cost and marketing costs associated with developing and launching a new drug in the market. The Atezolizumab market is dominated by few key players who have strong hold in the market.
Bargaining power of buyers: The bargaining power of buyers is moderate as there are few substitutes available for Atezolizumab. Switching costs for buyers are relatively high.
Bargaining power of suppliers: The bargaining power of suppliers is low to moderate as there are many suppliers for raw materials used in production of Atezolizumab.
Threat of new substitutes: Threat of new substitutes is low to moderate as there are limited substitute treatments currently available for conditions where Atezolizumab is used.
Competitive rivalry: The competitive rivalry in the market is high as the major players compete on pricing strategies and investing in R&D to develop innovative products.
Geographical regions: North America region accounted for over 50% share of the global Atezolizumab market in terms of value in 2023. Presence of major drug manufacturers and high healthcare spending are major factors contributing to its large share.
The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the fastest growing market for Atezolizumab during the forecast period from 2023 to 2030. Rising healthcare spending, increasing disposable incomes and growing cancer prevalence in China and India are key factors supporting the market growth in the region.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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