1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Growing Preference for Nutraceuticals and Other Fermented Products
4.2.2 Increasing R&D Expenditure and Increasing Innovation
4.2.3 Rising Concern for Food Safety
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Conflicts Regarding Usage of Genetically Modified Organisms in Food Sources
4.3.2 Side-effects Associated with Fermented Food and Beverage Products
4.3.3 Increasing Product Recalls
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

5 MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Equipment and Systems
5.1.2 Consumables
5.1.3 Reagents
5.2 By Application Area
5.2.1 Food and Beverage Industry
5.2.2 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Industry
5.2.3 Agricultural Industry
5.2.4 Environmental Industry
5.2.5 Cosmetic Industry or Personal Care Industry
5.2.6 Other Application Areas
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 North America
5.3.1.1 US
5.3.1.2 Canada
5.3.1.3 Mexico
5.3.2 Europe
5.3.2.1 France
5.3.2.2 Germany
5.3.2.3 UK
5.3.2.4 Italy
5.3.2.5 Spain
5.3.2.6 Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific
5.3.3.1 China
5.3.3.2 Japan
5.3.3.3 India
5.3.3.4 Australia
5.3.3.5 South Korea
5.3.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 Middle East & Africa
5.3.4.1 GCC
5.3.4.2 South Africa
5.3.4.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
5.3.5 South America
5.3.5.1 Brazil
5.3.5.2 Argentina
5.3.5.3 Rest of South America

6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 3M Company
6.1.2 Agilent Technologies
6.1.3 Becton Dickinson and Company
6.1.4 BioMerieux SA
6.1.5 Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.
6.1.6 Danaher Corporation
6.1.7 Eppendorf AG
6.1.8 Qiagen NV
6.1.9 Sigma Aldrich (Merck KGaA)
6.1.10 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

7 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

Companies Mentioned
- 3M Company
- Agilent Technologies
- Becton Dickinson and Company
- BioMerieux SA
- Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.
- Danaher Corporation
- Eppendorf AG
- Qiagen NV
- Sigma Aldrich (Merck KGaA)
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.