Top 10 companies that are spearheading the biopharma industry

Top 10 companies that are spearheading the biopharma industry


  • Post By : Kumar Jeetendra

  • Source: Microbioz India, Editorial

  • Date: 25 Feb,2023

Biopharmaceutical companies are growing rapidly and innovatively to meet the medical demands of the population. Each company is vying to develop effective treatment options for various diseases by differentiating itself from its competitors. Among the plethora of biopharmaceutical organizations, the top 10 companies that are leading the path identified based on their net revenue in the year 2022 are:


Ever since it was founded, the company has been relentlessly creating healthier options using state-of-the-art technology to satisfy customer needs. It has developed products for the treatment of various diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and immune disorders. It operates in more than 50 countries with a substantial focus on employee and customer satisfaction. The revenue gain of Pfizer in 2022 was $100 billion and it has a market cap of $246.31 billion, which accounts for its overall success.

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The company is researching and developing products to tackle the health threats like cancer and continued to be known as a common name in the biopharmaceutical niche. In the year 2022, the company has made a revenue of $59.28 billion, an increase of 21.72% from last year. It leverages the innovative minds in its research centres for better scientific outcomes to change the lives of people and invests in the development of more discovery research centres. The expertise and the services are its forte for strengthening the biotech community around the globe.

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Along with its excellence in biopharmaceuticals, AbbVie has made significant donations for war-affected people in Ukraine and continued to remain in the headlines for its contribution to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its revenue has surged in the year 2022 by 4.8% to $57.819 billion and R&D spending has reduced to $1.790 billion in 2022, which is 10.01% less than in 2021. Some of the immunological drugs, such as ABBV-154 for Crohn’s disease, are still in pipeline along with others while many drugs have been approved, which fosters the growth of the company.

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The innovative biopharmaceutical company has made headlines by developing the COVID-19 vaccine, which also backed up its revenue growth, and even since then, the revenue has increased. It has become one of the most well-known names during the pandemic for its efforts to curb the situation. In 2022, the revenue increased by 37.6% to $44.35 billion. The company also aims to introduce at least 15 new medicines before 2030 and this success of the R&D leads the way towards growing the revenue of this eminent organization.

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Eli Lilly

The company’s revenue grew by 0.79% in 2022 and made $28.541 billion at the year end. It falls among the top 25 biopharmaceutical organizations and continues to stay on 13th rank in 2021 and 2022. Its specialization is in the development and commercialization of the drug therapies in areas of endocrinology, oncology, and neurology to name some, accounts for its esteemed position. The tireless efforts of the company to meet population needs and developing new drugs positioned the trust of the customers in it.

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This American company is a leading biotechnology organization with annual revenues of $12.173 billion and a market capitalization of $82.83 billion. The R&D spending of the company is noted to be $3.6 billion, and approximately 35 of its products are in clinical development stages. One of its products, Aflibercept 8mg have shown positive responses with diabetic macular degeneration patients and if this turns out to be a success, the revenue of the company seems to be rolling in the coming years, and so is its position.

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Serum institute of India

This institute has seen a raise in the revenue compared to the previous year and noted to be $3.2 billion in the year end. This Indian biopharmaceutical organization is the leader in the vaccine development field, which includes vaccines for polio, mumps, measles, BCG, etc. The company is saving millions of lives around the globe by providing vaccines through immunization programs. High-tech machines and modern laboratories are established for testing, developing, and commercialising the products to support the mankind and in turn, to gain profit over the competitors. It is also regarded with the “most preferred workplace 2022-23” award.

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Dr Reddy’s

The annual revenue of the company was $2.945 billion, with a market capitalisation of $9.12 billion. The major therapeutic areas of the company include pain management, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, oncology, etc. The company is also ready to introduce novel small molecules for immuno-oncology, with the project still in the pipeline. Moreover, the sustainability approaches of the company, such as greenhouse emission reduction, are also helping them to leverage better business opportunities.

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It is a globally known and reputed organization with a revenue of $1.1 billion in 2022 that increased by 8% as compared to the previous year. It is well-known for the successful development and commercialisation of recombinant human insulin under the name Insugen. Moreover, the product is approved for use in over 40 countries.

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The annual revenue of the company in the year end 2022 was $67.73 million with 3.85% in third quarter. The underlying mission of the company is to develop treatments for serious and rare diseases. It has already developed a drug against chronic lung disease and has various other products to be introduced to transform the lives of people.

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