CordenPharma Expands Peptide Capacity to Support Recent Market Trends


Director, Global Peptides, Lipids & Carbohydrates Platform – CordenPharma International

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The growing number of therapeutic peptides in clinical trials and a significant increase of therapeutic indications for peptides are the key drivers for capacity expansion by leading CDMOs (Contract Development & Manufacturing Organizations) in the global peptide API market. Although the early peptides were hormones, therapeutic peptides are now being developed for almost every therapeutic category ranging from anti-inflammatory to cancer therapeutics. Furthermore, CDMOs are focusing on internal and external capacity expansion and integration into the pharma supply chain, which ultimately increases contract manufacturing activities for peptide APIs across the globe.

The global peptide API market is estimated to be valued at US $1,700 Million in 2018, and likely to expand at a CAGR of 7.7% over the forecast ...