Transfer Membrane Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Transfer Membrane Market is Segmented by Component, Type (Nitrocellulose Transfer Membrane, Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Transfer Membrane, Nylon Transfer Membrane), Transfer Method, by Application, by End-User and Geography

Transfer Membrane Market Snapshot

transfer membrane market
Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 1.5 %
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Market Overview

The global transfer membrane market is expected to witness CAGR of 1.5% over the forecast period. The market is primarily driven by the increasing investment in R&D by the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies and development of new therapeutics for targeting chronic diseases. Furthermore, the growing prevalence of autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases and increasing focus on the development of novel drug therapies based on DNA and RNA are projected to boost the market growth over the forecast period.

However, the availability of the alternative methods for the protein transfer with high efficiency and automation are projected to hamper the market growth. Moreover, the advancements in membrane transfer technologies such as greater straining capabilities and compatibility of a variety of detection chemicals projected to fuel the market growth.

Scope of the Report

Transfer membrane is a microporous membrane that is used in the detection, analysis of the proteins and nucleic acids. These are also used to transferring proteins from gel matrices. These transfer membranes are used in various blotting techniques such as northern, southern, western and protein sequencing.

By Type
Nitrocellulose Transfer Membrane
Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Transfer Membrane
Nylon Transfer Membrane
By Transfer Method
Dry Electrotransfer
Semi-Dry Electrotransfer
Tank Elelctrotransfer
By Application
Western Blotting
Southern Blotting
Northern Blotting
By End-User
Academic Research Institutions
Pharmacuitical and Biotechnological Companies
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East and Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
South America
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

PVDF Segment Expected to have Lucrative Growth

PVDF transfer membranes are the hydrophobic membranes that are widely used in western blotting techniques. PVDF segment is anticipated to grow at significant rates over the forecast period. The growth of the market is attributed to advantages of PVDF membranes such as better retention, chemical compatibility and strength of the membrane. In the End-User segment, Academic Research institutions are anticipated to have considerable growth owing to the increased R&D investments by public and privates organizations in science research. Moreover, the huge pipeline of therapeutics that uses protein analysis are expected to boost the market growth over the forecast period

In the application segment, western blotting is anticipated to grow at notable rates. The growth is attributed to the increasing prevalence of allergies, autoimmune diseases, and infectious diseases and availability of products.

Moreover, increasing investment in healthcare coupled with the increasing accessibility of the drugs fuel the R&D further boost the market growth.

 transfer membrane market growth

North America Expected to have Significant Market Share

North America region is anticipated to have significant market share owing to a large number of R&D activities, huge investments in the development of new drugs and support from the public and private organizations on research. Moreover, the growing prevalence of the chronic diseases coupled with rising targeted diseases in the region is anticipated to boost the regional growth. Growing research in life sciences, increasing investments in proteomics and growing number of regional players is projected to fuel the Asia Pacific regional market over the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

Global transfer membrane market is moderately competitive. Market players are focusing on new product launches, product innovations and geographical expansion. The key market players operating in the market include Merck KGaA, PerkinElmer, Inc., Pall Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Growing Prevalence of Targeted Diseases and Introduction of New Treatment Technologies

      2. 4.2.2 Growing Public and Private Investments in Research

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Lack of Skilled Professionals

      2. 4.3.2 Availability of Alternative Technologies

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Nitrocellulose Transfer Membrane

      2. 5.1.2 Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Transfer Membrane

      3. 5.1.3 Nylon Transfer Membrane

    2. 5.2 By Transfer Method

      1. 5.2.1 Dry Electrotransfer

      2. 5.2.2 Semi-Dry Electrotransfer

      3. 5.2.3 Tank Elelctrotransfer

    3. 5.3 By Application

      1. 5.3.1 Western Blotting

      2. 5.3.2 Southern Blotting

      3. 5.3.3 Northern Blotting

      4. 5.3.4 Others

    4. 5.4 By End-User

      1. 5.4.1 Academic Research Institutions

      2. 5.4.2 Pharmacuitical and Biotechnological Companies

      3. 5.4.3 Others

    5. 5.5 Geography

      1. 5.5.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      2. 5.5.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Spain

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.5.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. South Korea

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.5.4 Middle-East and Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa

      5. 5.5.5 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Merck KGaA

      2. 6.1.2 PerkinElmer, Inc.

      3. 6.1.3 Pall Corporation

      4. 6.1.4 Thermo Fisher Scientific

      5. 6.1.5 Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

      6. 6.1.6 Abcam plc

      7. 6.1.7 General Electric

      8. 6.1.8 Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

      9. 6.1.9 Axiva Sichem Biotech

      10. 6.1.10 ATTO Corporation

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability
**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies, and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Transfer Membrane Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Transfer Membrane Market is growing at a CAGR of 1.5% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2021.

Merck KGaA, PerkinElmer, Inc., Pall Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. are the major companies operating in Transfer Membrane Market.

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