Moving Bed Bioreactor Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2021 - 2026

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Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Overview

Moving Bed Bioreactor (MBBR) market is forecast to reach $1.4 billion by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 15.3% during 2021-2026 due to increasing demand for wastewater treatment process in various end use sectors such as healthcare and food & beverages. MBBR is also used in various applications such as nitrification, denitrification, and more. Moving bed biofilm reactor increases the capacity of wastewater treatment and reduces the footprint of the tanks required to treat the wastewater. The biofilm process has been specifically developed for the biodegradation of carbon and the elimination of nitrogen in industrial as well as in municipal wastewater treatment plants. This process provides extremely high removal rates in denitrification, nitrification, and another elimination process. Thus, increasing demand for MBBR in wastewater treatment from various sectors is expected to increase the market size during the projected area.

Impact of COVID-19

The tragedy of COVID-19, which is declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization, is having a noticeable impact on global economic growth. This has affected the demand and supply chain as well, thereby limiting the growth in 2021. Thus, all pending activities are limiting the demand of MBBR.

Report Coverage

The report “Moving Bed Bioreactor Market – Forecast (2021-2026)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Moving Bed Bioreactor Industry.
By Product: Aerobic, Anaerobic, Anoxic, and Others
By Process: Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Removal, Nitrification, Denitrification, and Others 
By Application: Municipal Wastewater Treatment, Food and Beverage, Textile, Pulp and Paper Industry, Healthcare, Marine, Poultry and Aquaculture, Packaging Industry, Chemical, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical, and Others
By Geography: North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia & New Zealand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Rest of Asia Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Rest of South America), and RoW (Middle East and Africa)

Key Takeaways

  • North America dominates the market of moving bad bioreactor due to increasing investment in wastewater treatment process in private and public sectors.
  • Moving bed bioreactors are widely used in biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) removal, nitrification & denitrification, and other application such as fish-farming, aquaculture, koi carp ponds, and swimming ponds.
  • Increasing consumption of biofilm process is expected to grow the industry size as it is widely used in wastewater plants and helps to improve water quality, making it safe for humans from bacteria.

Figure: North America Moving Bed Bioreactor Market, 2021-2026 (US$ Billion)

Moving Bed Bioreactor Market

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Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Segment Analysis – By Product

Aerobic segment held the largest share in the moving bed bioreactor market in 2020. Aerobic used in biological wastewater treatment process. Aerobic product converts organics into carbon dioxide and new biomass. Aerobic treatment can act as stand-alone systems for treating raw wastewater systems. It can be used specifically as a biological nutrient removal system (BNR) to remove nitrogen and phosphorus. Hence, such factors are increasing demand for aerobics MBBR technology for wastewater treatment.

Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Segment Analysis – By Application

Nitrification held a significant share in the global moving bed bioreactor market in 2020. MBBR converts ammonium into nitrate in the nitrification process and nitrate turns into nitrogen gas. In the nitrification process, moving bed bioreactor improves the quality of wastewater. In nitrification, MBBR nitrified bacteria oxidize ammonia to nitrate under toxic conditions, and then denitrification occurred under anoxic conditions. Hence, such factors are increasing the demand for MBBR in nitrification.

Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Segment Analysis – By End-Use Industry

Municipal wastewater treatment dominated the global moving bed bioreactor market in 2020 and is growing at a CAGR of 8.9% during 2021-2026. Moving bed bioreactor can play a vital role in municipal wastewater treatment. In municipal sewage plants, water contains large amounts of organic matter that must be removed by MBBR before the water can re-enter the water treatment system.  Wastewater in municipal treatment involves a lot of biowastes, thus MBBR is an ideal solution for the treatment of bio-waste. Hence, moving bed bioreactor is widely used for municipal wastewater treatment which increasing the growth of the market.

Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Segment Analysis – By Geography

North America dominated the moving bed bioreactor market in 2020 with a share up to 42.7% owing to heavy public and private investments in wastewater treatment. According to the Environment Protection Agency of America, the Nation’s wastewater footprint includes over 800,000 miles of public sewers and 500,000 miles of private lateral sewers in the region. In 2019, the annual water infrastructure capital investment was US$ 81 billion. Additionally, according to the Investments in Medical and Health Research and Development in America, the total U.S. investment in medical and health research and development grew by 6.4% from 2017 to $194.2 billion in 2018. Thus, the investment in the pharmaceutical sector increasing the demand for wastewater treatment processes in the healthcare sector which, in turn, increasing demand for moving bed bioreactor market in the region.

Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Drivers

Increasing Demand from Healthcare Industry

Bio bed biofilm reactor used in analgesics, anti-depressants, and antibiotics in hospitals wastewater. Hence increasing market size of the healthcare sector is expected to grow the market size of MBBR. According to the India brand equity Foundation (IBEF), the Indian healthcare sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22% during FY16–FY20. The Government of India aims to increase healthcare spending to 3% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2022 and planning to increase public health spending to 2.5% of the country's GDP by 2025. Thus, the increasing healthcare sector is increasing demand for the MBBR market.

Increasing Consumption of Moving Bed Bioreactor Technology

Moving bed bioreactor technology is easy to operate and used in new sewage plants, especially those requiring a small footprint. MBBR helps to increase the number of nitrifying bacteria in existing activated sludge systems. Additionally, MBBR enhances process stability and treatment capacity of wastewater treatment system. Hence, such factors are increasing the demand for moving bed bioreactors.

Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Challenges

Lack of Awareness

In sewage plants, wastewater tanks need skilled experts to properly analyze the decomposition of waste in the tank. The moving bed bioreactors system use the advanced sensor to ensure the bacteria on the carriers is still thriving. The lack of awareness about sensor regarding how it applies on the tanks and about the moving bed bioreactors technology is limiting the growth of the market.

Market Landscape

Technology launches, acquisitions, and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the Moving Bed Bioreactor Market. Major players in the Moving Bed Bioreactor Market are Veolia Water Technologies, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, Aquatech International LLC, Biowater Application AS, SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions, Ovivo, Wock-Oliver, Inc., Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., Aquapoint, Inc., Headworks International Inc, Samco Technologies, Pexco, Siltbuster Ltd, Novotec N.V., WEHRLE Umwelt GmbH and among others.  

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • In July 2019, Saskatchewan announced funding for a new mechanical wastewater treatment facility in the border city. This project help to expand the capacity of the wastewater system with cost-effectively by integrating existing infrastructure. This project helps to save the west Neale Lake to meet current and future standards.
  • In June 2019, Mahmoudabad Nemouneh city in Qazvin, Iran launched a wastewater treatment plant. This project’s cost was about US$7.2 million and the plant can treat 7,333 ccs of water per day.

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1. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market- Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope 
2. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market- Executive Summary
    2.1 Key Trends by Product
    2.2 Key Trends by Application
    2.3 Key Trends by End Use Industry
    2.4 Key Trends by Geography
3. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– Comparative analysis 
    3.1 Company Benchmarking- Major Companies
    3.2 Market Share Analysis- Major Companies
    3.3 Product Benchmarking- Major Companies
    3.4 Top 5 Financials Analysis
    3.5 Patent Analysis- Major Companies
    3.6 Pricing Analysis (ASPs will be provided)
4. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market- Startup companies Scenario Premium Premium 
    4.1 Major startup company analysis:
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Product portfolio
        4.1.4 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium 
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
    5.3 Successful Venture Profiles
    5.4 Customer Analysis – Major companies
6. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market- Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Porters Five Force Model
        6.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining Powers of Buyers
        6.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
        6.3.4 Competitive Rivalry
        6.3.5Threat of Substitutes 
7. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value/Supply Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunity Analysis
    7.3 Product/Market Life Cycle
    7.4 Distributor Analysis – Major Companies 
8. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– By Product (Market Size -$Million)
    8.1 Aerobic
    8.2 Anaerobic 
    8.3 Anoxic
    8.4 Others
9. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– By Application (Market Size -$Million)
    9.1 Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Removal
    9.2 Nitrification 
    9.3 Denitrification
    9.4 Others
10. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– By End Use Industry (Market Size -$Million)
    10.1 Municipal Wastewater Treatment
    10.2 Food and Beverage
    10.3 Textile 
    10.4 Pulp and Paper Industry
    10.5 Healthcare
    10.6 Marine
    10.7 Poultry and Aquaculture
    10.8 Packaging Industry
    10.9 Chemical
    10.10 Oil & Gas and Petrochemical
    10.11 Others
11. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market- By Geography (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    11.1 North America
        11.1.1USA
        11.1.2Canada
        11.1.3Mexico
    11.2 Europe
        11.2.1 UK
        11.2.2 Germany
        11.2.3 France
        11.2.4 Italy
        11.2.5 Netherlands
        11.2.6 Spain
        11.2.7 Russia
        11.2.8 Belgium
        11.2.9 Rest of Europe
    11.3 Asia-Pacific
        11.3.1 China
        11.3.2 Japan
        11.3.3 India
        11.3.4 South Korea
        11.3.5 Australia and New Zeeland
        11.3.6 Indonesia
        11.3.7 Taiwan
        11.3.8 Malaysia
        11.3.9 Rest of APAC
    11.4 South America
        11.4.1 Brazil
        11.4.2 Argentina
        11.4.3 Colombia
        11.4.4 Chile
        11.4.5 Rest of South America
    11.5 Rest of the World
        11.5.1 Middle East
            11.5.1.1 Saudi Arabia
            11.5.1.2 UAE
            11.5.1.3 Israel
            11.5.1.4 Rest of the Middle East
        11.5.2 Africa
            11.5.2.1 South Africa
            11.5.2.2 Nigeria
            11.5.2.3 Rest of Africa
12. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– Entropy
    12.1 New Product Launches
    12.2 M&As, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships
13. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– Market Share Analysis Premium
    13.1 Market Share at Global Level - Major companies
    13.2 Market Share by Key Region - Major companies
    13.3 Market Share by Key Country - Major companies
    13.4 Market Share by Key Application - Major companies
    13.5 Market Share by Key Product Type/Product category - Major companies
14. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market– Key Company List by Country Premium Premium
15. Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Company Analysis - Business Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, and Developments
    15.1 Company 1
    15.2 Company 2
    15.3 Company 3
    15.4 Company 4
    15.5 Company 5
    15.6 Company 6
    15.7 Company 7
    15.8 Company 8
    15.9 Company 9
    15.10 Company 10 and more
    "*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

List of Tables

1 US Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Size 2018
2 Canada Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Share 2018
3 Brazil Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Outlook 2019 - 2023
4 Mexico Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Research 2018
5 Germany Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Trends 2019 - 2023 
6 France Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Growth 2019 - 2023 
7 UK Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Demand 2019 - 2023 
8 Italy Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Segmentation 2018
9 Russia Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Analysis 2019 - 2023
10 China Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Revenue 2019 - 2023
11 Japan Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Volume 2019 - 2023
12 South Korea Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Potential 2019 - 2023
13 India Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Leaders 2018
14 Saudi Arabia Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Forecast 2019 - 2023 
15 Kuwait Moving Bed Bioreactor Market Value 2018

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