Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Research, 2031
The global enzymes for bioenergy application market was valued at $0.80 billion in 2021, and is projected to reach $1.6 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2022 to 2031. Bioenergy refers to the renewable energy derived from organic materials, such as plants, animals, and their byproducts. This energy can be produced through various processes, such as combustion, fermentation, and gasification, and can be used to generate electricity, heat buildings, power vehicles, and produce biofuels. Examples of bioenergy include wood, ethanol, biodiesel, biogas, and other forms of biomass-based energy. Enzymes are protein molecules that act as catalysts in chemical reactions. In bioenergy applications, enzymes are often used to break down complex organic molecules, such as cellulose or lignin, into simpler sugars or other molecules that can be used to produce biofuels or other forms of bioenergy.
In recent years, the market for enzymes for bioenergy applications has grown significantly, and this rise is anticipated to continue during the forecasted period. The rising demand for renewable energy sources, advancements in enzyme technology, and growing awareness about environmental issues, are a few of the factors that have contributed to this trend.
The rising demand for renewable energy sources is expected to act as a driver for the Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Size in several ways. For instance, enzymes play a critical role in the production of biofuels, which are renewable energy sources made from organic matter such as crops, waste, and wood chips. The use of enzymes can significantly improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of biofuel production, making them a more viable alternative to fossil fuels which contributes to the growth of Enzymes Market. As the demand for biofuels increases, the demand for enzymes for bioenergy applications is also expected to rise. For instance, according to 2021 report by International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous intergovernmental organization, provides policy recommendations, analysis and data on the entire global energy sector, global biofuel production has increased steadily over the past decade, from 85 billion liters in 2010 to 158 billion liters in 2020. In addition, according to the same source global demand for biofuels is set to grow by 28%, over 2021-2026 in the main case. International Energy Agency is an intergovernmental organization that conducts research, collects and analyzes energy data, and provides advice and recommendations to governments on energy policy.
Moreover, advancements in enzyme technology has significantly contributed in the growth of Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Growth. With advancements in enzyme engineering, enzymes can now be optimized for specific applications, resulting in improved catalytic activity, higher stability, and increased specificity. These improvements can lead to higher yields, faster reaction times, and reduced costs in the production of biofuels. For instance, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a lignin-modifying enzyme called LigM that can break down lignin more efficiently than other enzymes currently available. In addition, researchers at the same institute have developed a new enzyme called LevZyme, which can convert levulinic acid, a byproduct of biomass processing, into a biofuel called γ-valerolactone. This new enzyme has the potential to make biofuel production more efficient and cost-effective.
Furthermore, advancements in genetic engineering have enabled the development of new enzymes that are better suited for bioenergy applications. Genetic engineering techniques allow researchers to modify the genetic code of organisms to produce enzymes with specific properties, such as increased stability, efficiency, or specificity. This has led to the development of enzymes that can efficiently break down complex biomass. For instance, Lipases are enzymes that break down fats and oils into smaller molecules that can be used for the production of biodiesel. Researchers have used genetic engineering to develop lipases with improved properties, such as increased stability and activity under harsh conditions. For example, a genetically engineered lipase called TLL is used by companies like Novozymes and DuPont to produce biodiesel from vegetable oil.
In addition, growing awareness about environmental issues are expected to provide lucrative Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Opportunity for players to increase their market share in the enzymes for bioenergy applications market. The increasing concern for climate change and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have led to a growing demand for renewable energy sources such as bioenergy. The use of enzymes in bioenergy production is a sustainable process that reduces carbon emissions and dependence on fossil fuels. This has led to increased investments in research and development of enzymes for bioenergy applications. For instance, July 2021, the European Commission adopted a series of legislative proposals, setting out how it intends to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050, including the intermediate target of an at least 55% net reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. European Commission is the executive branch of the European Union (EU), responsible for proposing and implementing laws, managing policies, and enforcing decisions made by the EU's institutions
However, concerns related to the stability of enzymes is key factor anticipated to hamper the market growth. Enzymes are sensitive to environmental factors such as temperature, pH, and organic solvents, which can affect their stability and activity. For instance, enzymes can lose their activity and stability at high temperatures, which can be a problem in industrial applications where high temperatures are often used to accelerate biochemical reactions. In addition, enzymes are highly sensitive to changes in pH, and their activity can be severely affected by even slight changes in the pH of their environment. In bioenergy applications, the pH of the reaction environment may need to be adjusted for optimal enzyme activity, which can be a challenge.
The enzymes for bioenergy applications market is segmented into source, enzyme type, reaction type and region. By source, the market is categorized into microorganisms, plants and animals. By enzyme type, the market is categorized into amylases, lipases, cellulose, and others. By reaction type, the market is categorized into hydrolysis, transesterification, and others. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America (the U.S., Canada, and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, Australia, India, South Korea, and rest of Asia-Pacific), and LAMEA (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and rest of LAMEA).
The enzymes for bioenergy application market is segmented into Enzyme Type, Source and Reaction Type.
By Enzyme Type:
On the basis of enzyme type, the market is categorized into amylases, lipases, cellulose, and others. Amylase segment occupied the largest Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Share in 2021 owing to its versatile applications in production of various types of biofuels. However, lipase segment is expected to register highest CAGR during the Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Forecast period owing to its cost effectiveness and ability to catalyze a variety of reactions.
By Enzyme Type
Amylases segment holds a dominant position in 2021 and would continue to maintain the lead over the forecast period.
On the basis of source, the enzymes for bioenergy applications market is segmented into microorganisms, plants and animals. The microorganisms segment accounted for the largest share in 2021 and is also expected to remain dominant during the forecast period, owing to efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of microorganisms in enzyme production.
Microorganisms segment holds a dominant position in 2021 and would continue to maintain the lead over the forecast period.
By Reaction Type:
On the basis of reaction type, the market is categorized into hydrolysis, transesterification, and others. Hydrolysis segment occupied highest share in 2021 owing to its high output. However, transesterification expected to register highest CAGR during the forecasted period owing to reason that enzymatic transesterification can be used on wider range of feedstocks compared to conventional methods.
By Reaction Type
Hydrolysis segment holds a dominant position in 2021 and would continue to maintain the lead over the forecast period.
Region wise, North America is expected to witness highest growth, in terms of revenue, owing to the increase in adoption of bioenergy, rise in awareness and consciousness about the adverse environmental effect of fossil fuel and strong research and development infrastructure drive the growth of the enzymes for bioenergy applications market. The upsurge in government initiatives to promote the production of bioenergy is anticipated to offer lucrative opportunities for the market expansion. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to register a fastest growth in CAGR throughout the forecast period, owing to presence of world's fastest-growing economies, including China, India, and Indonesia. Furthermore, Asia has an abundant supply of biomass. This has made it easier for companies in the region to secure a reliable and cost-effective supply of raw materials for the production of biofuels.
North America region holds a dominant position in 2021 and would continue to maintain the lead over the forecast period.
Competitive analysis and profiles of the major key players that operate in the enzymes for bioenergy applications market are Novozymes A/S, Advanced Enzyme Technologies, BASF SE, Dyadic International, Inc, EnzymoCore,, Enzyme Supplies Ltd, Noor Enzymes, Nature BioScience, Boli Bioproducts, and Antozyme Biotech Pvt Ltd. Major players have adopted product launch, and acquisition, as key developmental strategies to improve the product portfolio of the enzymes for bioenergy applications market.
Key Benefits For Stakeholders
- This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the enzymes for bioenergy application market analysis from 2021 to 2031 to identify the prevailing enzymes for bioenergy application market opportunities.
- The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
- Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
- In-depth analysis of the enzymes for bioenergy application market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
- Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
- Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
- The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global enzymes for bioenergy application market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.
Enzymes For Bioenergy Application Market Report Highlights
Market Size By 2031
USD 1.6 billion
CAGR of 6.9%
2021 - 2031
By Enzyme Type
By Reaction Type
Key Market Players
Antozyme Biotech Pvt. Ltd., EnzymoCore, Novozymes A/S, Boli Bioproducts, BASF SE, Dyadic International, Inc., Enzyme Supplies Ltd., Nature BioScience, Advanced Enzyme Technologies, Noor Enzymes
According to the insights of CXOs, increase in demand for renewable energy sources and rise in investments by key players globally is expected to offer profitable opportunities for the expansion of the market. In addition, favorable government initiatives and advancements in enzyme technology have piqued the interest of several companies to develop enzymes for bioenergy production.
CXOs further added that rise in awareness of environmental issues and shortage of fossil fuel are expected to boost the growth of the market. In addition, the increase in adoption of biofuels in transportation as it is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions is expected to drive the growth of the market.
Furthermore, North America is expected to witness the highest growth, in terms of revenue, owing to the strong presence of key players and high investment in research and development. However, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to witness notable growth, owing to abundant availability of biomass for production of bioenergy. Furthermore Asia-Pacific has emerged as the region with the fastest growing economies (India and China); thus, the market has a significant growth opportunity in this region.