A handful of well-entrenched large companies dominate the global market for cell culture protein surface coatings market. Greiner Bio-One International AG, Corning Incorporated, Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, Merck Millipore, and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. are to name a few of them. Stiff competition exists between these players on account of their constant efforts to come up with more effective products. To reach their dominant positions, they have also banked upon mergers and acquisitions and partnerships. A recent report on the market for cell culture protein surface coatings finds that it would reach a value of US$623.4 mn by the end of 2020. Depending upon the source of protein, the market has been classified into plant protein, animal protein, human protein, and synthetic protein. Among these, the synthetic protein accounts for considerable market share and is rising at an impressive pace. This is primarily on account of surging demand for animal-free surface coatings, particularly in the nations of North America and Europe. On the basis of geography, North America accounted for a substantial share in the market for cell culture protein coatings. The superior healthcare in...