Projection of new active substance availability by type 1996-2020

This statistic shows the projected distribution of new active substances worldwide by substance type available from 1996 to 2020. It is estimated that some 47 percent of these substances will be traditional small molecules.

Projected global available new active substances by substance type between 1996 and 2020*

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Source

Release date

November 2015

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1996 to 2015

Supplementary notes

Note: Disease categories based on therapy areas and expected launches 2016-20. Orphan drugs are those to treat small populations with rare diseases, and are defined separately by U.S. FDA and the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Any medicine with an orphan designation for an approved use within the first year after global launch are categorized as Orphan. Half of designated orphan indications are granted more than a year after original approval.

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