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Published Date : Feb 2019

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No. of Pages : 15 Pages

What is biohacking?

Basically, biohacking is do-it without anyone's help (DIY) science; it enables everybody to deconstruct and reproduce science utilizing straightforward packs or enhancements to accomplish their prompt results and furthermore explain bigger issues. A statement made well known by the film Ratatouille depicts this similarly as apropos. Anton Ego: before, I have made no mystery of my abhor for Chef Gusteaus acclaimed saying: Anyone can cook. In any case, I understand, just presently do I genuinely comprehend what he implied. Not every person can turn into an incredible craftsman, yet an extraordinary craftsman can emerge out of anyplace. It is this rule is the establishment of biohacking. 

Innovation programmers have been incredible at pulling code separated and utilizing basics to reengineer arrangements. Applying this way to deal with science has brought about a blast in the creator space of DIY science. 

Attention to biohacking, predominance of constant maladies, and interest for savvy gadgets and durgs are factors prone to drive the market development. Absence of digital security practices can discourage the market development. The sharp ascent saw in incessant illnesses combined with the developing geriatric masses is relied upon to give chances to the market to develop. 

The expanding utilization of radiofrequency distinguishing proof (RFID) innovation in restorative gadgets joined with the entrance of web of things (IoT) in medicinal services, wellness, and shopper hardware is relied upon to push the market request. This can be credited to the requirement for quality social insurance needs among the people.

Report Scope

The report provides an overview of the biohacking industry, which has gained momentum over the past two decades. The report showcases trends that are in vogue, locations where innovations are growing, and the potential of the multiple subsectors in the arena.

As with any emerging sector, there are bound to be challenges. The report also looks at some of those and how different players are handling them. The objective of the report is to provide an overview of the biohacking sector, which can spur the interest of prospective investors, large corporations, and everyday hackers who could be inspired to create the next big opportunity. The reasons for doing the report is to explore how divergent and vast such a new and niche sector can be while showcasing the opportunities to be limitless.

Biohacking it sounds like a futuristic concept, one that is more in line with Isaac Asimovs works than that of Elon Musks.
What is biohacking? Simply put, biohacking is do-it yourself (DIY) biology; it gives everyone the ability to deconstruct and reconstruct biology using simple kits or supplements to achieve their immediate outcomes and also solve larger issues. A quote made famous by the movie Ratatouille describes this just as aptly. Anton Ego: In the past, I have made no secret of my disdain for Chef Gusteaus famous motto: Anyone can cook. But I realize, only now do I truly understand what he meant. Not everyone can become a great artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere. It is this principle that is the foundation of biohacking.

Technology hackers have been great at pulling code apart and using fundamentals to reengineer solutions. Applying this approach to biology has resulted in a boom in the maker-space of DIY biology. No longer the privilege of top research houses/institutes with extravagant laboratories, DIY biology is everywhere and is used for almost everything. But everybody off the street is not working on it. Like Google, which has a philosophy that allows side projects by employees, nearly 20% of all biohackers possess a Ph.D. or advanced post-doctoral degree.

Report Includes

  • Explanation of Biohackers - ‘subculture of people with a whole range of different backgrounds…driven by a pioneering spirit,’ (who) ‘want to liberate themselves from the limitations of nature, age and disease.’
  • Segmentation of the global biohacking market by type as outside and inside biohacking. Product-wise, the market is segmented into strains, sensors, smart drugs, and others. Major applications include synthetic biology, forensic science, genetic engineering, diagnosis & treatment, drug testing, and others. End-users in the market include pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies, forensic laboratories, and others
  • Outline of how companies such as 23andMe provide direct-to-consumer genetics that with just a saliva drop provides consumers with access to personal health data
  • Discussion of a number of key players conducting biohacking awareness drives to help the adults understand the basics to biohacking, and thereby encourage new inventions
  • Comprehensive profiles of the noteworthy market players, including Thync Global Inc. (U.S.), Synbiota (Canada), Apple (U.S.), HVMN, Inc. (U.S.), MoodMetric (U.S.), THE ODIN (U.S.), and Fitbit, Inc. (U.S.)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Biohacking: Future Perfect or Present Fad?
Standards and Safety Codes Emerge
Why Biohacking?
How Big Is It? Is It a Balloon or Something More Concrete?
Is It for Me? Or Us?
Are We Getting Better and Happier?
Can I Use It Now?
Where Is All This Coming from?
Where Is All This Heading?
Global Player or Garage Level Startup: Who's in It?
Is That All?
Information Sources
Analyst's Credentials
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List of Figures
Figure 1 : Biohacking Example: Using DNA Testing to Identify Nonscoopers of Dog Poo
Figure 2 : DIY Bio Safety Snapshot
Figure 3 : Areas of Biohacking
Figure 4 : Happiness Indices and Reports, 2016 and 2017
Figure 5 : Biohacking Across the World
Figure 6 : Key Players in the Biohacking Industry
Figure 7 : Key Players in the Wearables Industry
Figure 8 : Happiness Factors
Figure 9 : Notions of Happiness Over Time

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