2016 Global Laboratory Products Purchasing Trends 

2016 Global Laboratory Products Purchasing Trends 

  • April 2016 •
  • 91 pages •
  • Report ID: 3812610 •
  • Format: PDF
2016 Global Laboratory Products Purchasing Trends : End-user Perspective

Readers of the Lab Manager Magazine were invited to participate in an online survey in August 2015. To qualify, readers were required to play a role in their lab’s purchasing process, be familiar with their labs’ product budgets, and represent a lab that either uses or plans to use products in one or more of the 7 specified categories (instruments, equipment, chemicals, reagents and kits, general lab supplies, plasticware, and glassware). A total of 381 decision makers qualified for and completed the survey, answering questions on purchases, budgets, industry drivers and restraints, preferred suppliers, and purchasing preferences. Respondents were segmented by academic, biopharmaceutical, government, industrial, and clinical organizations.

Research Objectives

The primary goals of this research are to establish the size of laboratory budgets for purchase of products in seven categories and to establish baselines for developing trends (2015 to 2016):
- Instruments
- Equipment
- Chemicals
- Reagents and Kits
- General Laboratory Supplies
- Plasticware
- Glassware Additionally, this research investigates the factors that drive selection of laboratory products and the nuances of the relationship between these products and their driving forces.