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Top 100 Biotechnology Companies

 

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The following is a list of the top 100 biotechnology companies ranked by revenue.

The first six companies qualify for the list of the top 50 pharmaceutical companies.

 

 

 

 

Rank 2004

Company

Country

Revenue 2004 (USD millions)

R&D 2004 (USD millions)

Net Income/ (Loss) 2004 (USD millions)

Employees 2004

1

Amgen

USA

10,550.0

2,028.0

2,363.0

14,400

2

Genentech

USA

4,621.2

947.5

784.8

7,646

3

Serono

Switzerland

2,458.1

594.3

496.2

4,902

4

Biogen Idec

USA

2,211.6

687.7

25.1

4,266

5

Genzyme

USA

2,201.1

391.8

86.5

7,000

6

Chiron Corp.

USA

1,723.4

431.1

78.9

5,400

7

Gilead Sciences

USA

1,324.6

223.6

449.4

1,654

8

CSL

Australia

1,273.4

70.2

152.4

8,000

9

MedImmune

USA

1,141.1

327.3

-3.8

1,823

10

Cephalon

USA

1,015.4

274.0

-73.8

2,173

11

Millennium Pharmaceuticals

USA

448.2

402.6

-252.3

1,477

12

Genencor International

USA

470.4

75.8

26.8

1,271

13

ImClone Systems

USA

388.7

82.1

113.7

866

14

Actelion

Switzerland

379.7

109.7

70.2

850

15

Celgene

USA

377.5

160.9

52.8

766

16

MGI Pharma

USA

195.7

62.6

-85.7

282

17

QLT

Canada

186.1

50.1

165.7

520

18

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals

USA

179.8

61.0

-50.4

727

19

AEterna Zentaris

Canada

179.2

23.3

-4.4

350

20

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

USA

174.0

136.1

41.7

730

21

Enzon Pharmaceuticals

USA

169.6

34.8

1.9

359

22

Ligand Pharmaceuticals

USA

168.8

70.7

n/a

n/a

23

Berna Biotech

Switzerland

164.6

42.1

-18.8

887

24

Acambis

UK

156.7

53.0

38.3

270

25

InterMune

USA

151.0

81.3

-59.5

326

26

Cangene

Canada

120.5

19.7

25.0

600

27

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

USA

102.7

192.2

-166.2

736

28

Protein Design Labs

USA

91.0

122.6

-53.2

660

29

Innogenetics

Belgium

88.4

34.9

-17.0

600

30

Neurocrine Biosciences

USA

85.2

115.1

-45.8

385

31

Transkaryotic Therapies

USA

78.1

88.1

-65.9

400

32

Icos

USA

74.6

71.8

-198.2

675

33

United Therapeutics

USA

73.6

30.6

15.4

170

34

LifeCell

USA

61.1

7.9

7.2

196

35

Myriad Genetics

USA

56.6

50.7

-40.6

511

36

OSI Pharmaceuticals

USA

42.8

110.4

-260.4

452

37

Isis Pharmaceuticals

USA

42.6

118.5

-142.9

303

38

Bioniche Life Sciences

Canada

41.8

10.5

-6.0

305

39

Enzo Biochem

USA

41.6

8.1

-6.2

238

40

ID Biomedical

Canada

41.2

37.3

-30.5

511

41

Protherics

UK

38.4

6.7

2.3

219

42

ViroLogic

USA

36.8

7.8

-81.8

250

43

ZymoGenetics

USA

35.7

94.3

-88.8

410

44

Peptech

Australia

33.6

3.2

19.9

20

45

Antisoma

UK

33.1

30.3

-1.1

63

46

Carrington Laboratories

USA

30.8

0.9

0.0

324

47

Cell Therapeutics

USA

29.6

101.1

-252.3

402

48

Cambridge Antibody Technology

UK

28.6

79.1

-68.4

281

49

Crucell

The Netherlands

28.1

25.5

-26.5

210

50

Vernalis

UK

27.9

44.7

44.7

131

51

Bavarian Nordic

Denmark

27.5

23.3

-8.9

117

52

MorphoSys

Germany

27.3

15.4

0.6

132

53

Anika Therapeutics

USA

26.5

4.1

11.2

61

54

ImmunoGen

USA

26.0

22.2

-6.0

146

55

Corixa

USA

25.0

62.3

-77.0

263

56

AnGes MG

Japan

24.9

34.0

-14.2

85

57

SciClone Pharmaceuticals

USA

24.4

18.0

-13.3

143

58

Kosan Biosciences

USA

22.9

40.2

-22.1

136

59

ViroPharma

USA

22.4

16.4

-19.5

36

60

Agenix

Australia

22.2

4.3

-8.7

100

61

Tanox

USA

20.5

27.2

-10.3

127

62

CV Therapeutics

USA

20.4

124.3

-155.1

265

63

NeuroSearch

Denmark

20.4

23.5

0.2

175

64

Indevus Pharmaceuticals

USA

18.7

23.3

-68.2

356

65

BioMarin Pharmaceutical

USA

18.6

49.8

-187.4

359

66

Dyax

USA

16.6

39.4

-33.1

100

67

MediGene

Germany

16.3

18.3

-15.3

117

68

Maxygen

USA

16.3

53.3

8.3

230

69

Abgenix

USA

16.1

124.8

-187.5

523

70

GPC Biotech

Germany

15.7

50.0

-49.7

171

77

Cytogen

USA

14.6

3.2

-20.5

89

72

Genta

USA

14.6

71.5

-32.7

73

73

Vical

USA

14.5

31.2

-23.7

169

74

NPS Pharmaceuticals

USA

14.2

143.1

-168.3

356

75

ML Laboratories

UK

14.2

23.1

-16.2

115

76

Vitrolife

Sweden

14.1

1.7

1.6

70

77

Cerus

USA

13.9

27.7

-31.2

83

78

Encysive Pharmaceuticals

USA

13.8

58.1

-54.7

117

79

Arena Pharmaceuticals

USA

13.7

57.7

-58.0

291

80

Medarex

USA

12.5

122.0

-186.5

435

81

Amrad

Australia

12.1

9.6

-2.6

38

82

Life Therapeutics

Australia

12.0

1.5

-7.2

133

83

GenVec

USA

11.9

23.1

-18.9

111

84

Medivir

Sweden

11.6

26.1

-15.1

126

85

Cell Genesys

USA

11.5

92.1

-97.4

377

86

Inex Pharmaceuticals

Canada

11.2

20.6

-25.9

62

87

Inspire Pharmaceuticals

USA

11.1

25.7

-44.1

165

88

Myogen

USA

9.9

54.1

-57.7

100

89

Targeted Genetics

USA

9.7

17.3

-14.3

90

90

Epimmune

USA

9.6

10.9

-3.9

37

91

Progenics Pharmaceuticals

USA

9.6

36.1

-42.0

136

92

Active Biotech

Sweden

9.5

32.6

-23.7

151

93

GroPep

Australia

9.1

3.1

0.7

85

94

Novogen

Australia

8.8

5.7

-8.7

67

95

Unigene Laboratories

USA

8.4

10.7

-5.9

61

96

Vicuron Pharmaceuticals

USA

8.4

68.5

-80.0

216

97

Xenova

UK

8.4

24.0

-23.0

75

98

Dusa Pharmaceuticals

USA

8.0

6.5

-15.6

65

99

Senetek

USA

7.6

1.5

0.6

11

100

Valentis

USA

7.5

10.1

-6.5

22

 

 

" Source: Top 100 biotechnology companies, MedAdNews, July 2005 "

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