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India accounts for 8.3% share of global clinical trial activity in 2020

India has accounted for an 8.3% share of the global clinical trials activity in 2020, registering an increase when compared with the last ten-year average of a 6.2% share, according to GlobalData.

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Non-industry sponsored trials outnumber industry sponsored trials in India

Industry sponsored trials held a 35.1% share of all the clinical trials in India in 2020, when compared with the ten-year average of 41.1%. Non-industry sponsored trials accounted for a 64.9% share in 2020 as against the average of 58.9% in the last ten years.

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Top therapy areas for industry sponsored clinical trials in India

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Infectious Disease was the leading therapy area for industry sponsored clinical trials in India in 2020 with a 32.5% share, as against a five-year average of 13.1% and a ten-year average of 13.6%.

Central Nervous System held an 11.8% share in 2020, over a five-year average of 12.4% and a ten-year average of 13.4%.

Oncology held a 9.0% share in 2020, compared to a five-year average of 13.7% and a ten-year average of 13.7%. Respiratory held an 8.7% share in 2020, as against a five-year average of 6.1% and a ten-year average of 6.5%.

Metabolic Disorders held an 8.5% share, over a five-year average of 13.2% and a ten-year average of 14.1%.

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Top therapy areas for non-industry sponsored clinical trials in India

Infectious Disease was the leading therapy area for non-industry sponsored clinical trials in India in 2020 with a 26.7% share, as against a five-year average of 7.1% and a ten-year average of 8.4%.

Central Nervous System held a 21.7% share in 2020, over a five-year average of 31.0% and a ten-year average of 28.6%.

Gastrointestinal held an 8.7% share in 2020, compared to a five-year average of 9.7% and a ten-year average of 9.8%. Oncology held a 7.8% share in 2020, as against a five-year average of 7.2% and a ten-year average of 7.5%.

Mouth and Dental Disorders held a 5.9% share, over a five-year average of 7.8% and a ten-year average of 6.1%.

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Phase II trials lead industry sponsored clinical trials in India in 2020

Phase II trials held a 32.8% share of industry sponsored clinical trials in India in 2020, over a five-year average of 26.5% and a ten-year average of 23.6%.

Phase III trials held a 29.6% share in 2020, as against a five-year average of 33.3% and a ten-year average of 38.5%. Phase IV trials held a 22.9% share in 2020, compared to a five-year average of 24.4% and a ten-year average of 21.9%.

Phase I trials held a 14.7% share in 2020, over a five-year average of 15.8% and a ten-year average of 16.0%.

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Phase II trials lead non-industry sponsored clinical trials in India in 2020

Phase II trials held a 50.1% share of non-industry sponsored clinical trials in India in 2020, over a five-year average of 59.6% and a ten-year average of 57.5%.

Phase III trials held a 25.8% share in 2020, as against a five-year average of 15.4% and a ten-year average of 16.0%. Phase IV trials held a 15.9% share, compared to a five-year average of 19.5% and a ten-year average of 22.0%.

Phase I held an 8.2% share in 2020, over a five-year average of 5.5% and a ten-year average of 4.5%.

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Methodology:

The clinical trials data used for the analyses were extracted from the Clinical Trials Database of GlobalData’s Pharma Intelligence Center. Clinical Trials are sourced from numerous government, non-government and company clinical trial registries worldwide alongside clinical research publications, scientific conferences, company websites, SEC filings and more. The information is gathered by a combination of automation and secondary research to ensure accuracy and validity. A small number of Phase 0, Phase I/II, Phase II/III, and Phase III/IV trials were combined with Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, and Phase IV trials, respectively.

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