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The worldwide agricultural film market is gaining importance due to increase in the size of the agriculture industry. An agricultural film contains various properties such as durability, thermal effect, light transmission, anti-fog properties, diffusion, degradation, and many more. Agricultural films are made up of various innovations such as ultrathermic films, ultraviolet blocking films, fluorescent films, and NIR blocking films.
As one of the first plastics made from synthetic components, bakelite marks the start of plastics. Due to its electrical non-conductivity and heat resistant property, bakelite is majorly used for wire insulation, semi conductors, brake pads and related automotive components, and in industrial electrical-related applications. The commercial uses of bakelite are mainly in the manufacture of inexpensive games, billiard balls, and dominoes produced in countries like China, India, and Hong Kong due to its durability, fine finishing, weight, and sound.
Smart antennas are also known as multiple antennas or adaptive antennas (MIMO) and are used for identifying the direction of the arriving signal at the receiver or transmitter or both. Owing to authorization of 802.11 standards along with increasing applications of wireless technology in mobile communication and defense, the global market for smart antennas is expected to grow at a significant rate from 2012 to 2018.
Over 50% of the world’s most popular drugs are sourced directly or indirectly from natural sources. Pioneering research in marine based drug discovery began with Roche Research Institute of Marine Pharmacology during the mid 1970s. Tethya crypta a marine sponge was the first organism to be commercialized to produce drugs against HIV & Herpes. A small number of marine organisms primarily constituting of algae and other invertebrates have already been researched for commercial value in pharmaceuticals.
Capacitive sensors are devices that enable the measurement of the position of a conductive or nonconductive surface. The high-resolution sensing ability of these sensors makes them highly popular in detection and measurement of position, proximity, acceleration, and fluid levels. Currently, capacitive sensing is widely being used in devices like mobile phones, tables, other mobile devices, laptop trackpads, and in many other applications.
Specialty pigments are a class of color additives that are used for enhancing product value and product performance in their application segments. The metallic and special color-shifting effect of specialty pigments has made them popular among consumers. They are primarily used for high-end products and attractive packaging. The application areas of specialty pigments include paints and coatings, plastics, printing inks, cosmetics, and toiletries.
There has been an increase in demand for the refurbished medical equipment market globally, along with the new equipments market. Until a decade ago, refurbished medical equipments were exported to developing countries, and the suppliers involved were not professionally trained, which restrained the growth of this market.
The solid state transformer (SST) market is in its nascent stage but is expected to grow exponentially due to its numerous advantages. An SST consists of semi-conductor based components and diodes which are capable of handling high power and fast switching of current. The SSTs have in-built hardware which allows them to communicate with the operator and consumer. The reduced size provides for higher efficiency along with better automation and control. The SST market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 81% from 2012 to 2018. The solid state transformer market can be classified based on the product type, components, application and geography.
The Asia Pacific video surveillance market has shown remarkable progress in the recent years and is also showing attractive market potential for the future. Demand for video surveillance is increasing due to the rising demand for high quality images. Video surveillance has proved to be a huge crime deterrent and is being adopted by security and law enforcement agencies across the region.
The world market for 1,3 butadiene is largely driven by demand for elastomers due to their extensive use in manufacture of tires. The global market for 1,3 butadiene was estimated at USD 22 billion for the year 2011, and is estimated to rise by 45.6% in the next 5 years and reach a market size of approximately 32 billion by year 2018. The demand for elastomers is expected to rise at a CAGR of 5.8% during 2012 – 2018, which in turn will drive the 1.3 butadiene market growth, growing at 6.5% during the same period. The market for butadiene, segmented on the basis of applications includes sub segments such as – synthetic elastomers, polymers and resins, and other chemicals and uses.
Power over Ethernet is the technology that offers transfer of electrical signals (power) and data over existing cabling, avoiding the use of separate power cords. Power is supplied in common mode over two or more differential pairs of wires found in Ethernet cables and comes from the power supply within PoE enabled networking device like Ethernet Switch. PoE chipset market is gaining momentum in developed economies as a result of more number of internet users and need for faster and effective communication in minimum costs. Implementing the PoE chipsets for transferring data signals, information can be successfully transferred over power cables, thus saving the cost for setting up of separate network of cables. PoE chipset industry is also expected to witness significant growth in developing markets with the increasing number of end users every day.
With end users ranging from teenagers with iPhones to corporate data centers demanding higher bandwidths, there is an increasing demand for newer technologies to deliver this bandwidth. Use of fiber optic cables is the best option for delivering this bandwidth as these cables are considered to be the ultimate bandwidth delivery medium; however, the method is quite costlier. Millimeter wave wireless technology has potential to offer similar bandwidth compared to that of fiber optics without posing financial challenges.
Customer Experience Management (CEM) is getting a lot of attention in the technology market. CEM is a solution through which an organization can interact with their customers and analyze customer behavior, purchasing patterns, satisfaction, complaints, insights and their overall experience. Organizations have to reach out to customers and hence are applying this customer centric approach.
Wireless technology is in vogue at present. People have a huge preference for wireless devices because of its speed and convenience. The most recent innovation in wireless technology is Wireless Gigabit or WiGig. In simple terms WiGig is a wireless technology which operates in a wireless platform over the bandwidth of 60 Hz or more. WiGig is thus designed so as to facilitate faster communication and rapid data transmission. It also possesses more speed than WiFi.
CDN stands for “Content Delivery Network.” This network delivers a variety of content mainly video to web browsers, set-top boxes, mobile devices and gaming consoles. It is the basic term in online video or streaming. In the system of distributed servers, the web content and webpages are delivered based on the geographic location of the user, a content delivery server and the origin of the webpage.
The global metal cans market is projected to reach $466 billion by the year 2017 driven by recovery in consumer spending patterns and innovative product designs along with technological advancements. Expansion in end use application market and increasing demand from emerging market is further driving the growth in market volumes.
Smart pill technology is used to diagnose gastro intestinal disorders such as constipation and gastroparesis. Smart pill technology functions by providing the practitioner with information pertaining to the GI (gastrointestinal) tract such as pH, temperature and pressure. The technology comprises of a wireless capsule, a receiver worn by the patient and the computer software which analyzes and sorts the information collated.
Biosimulation is computer aided mathematical simulation of biological systems and processes. Biosimulation is used for model based calculation of biological systems. The global biosimulation market is expected to grow at a considerable rate from 2011 to 2018.The primary reason for the growth of biosimulation is the increasing use of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic (PKPD) modeling in pre-clinical drug development. PKPD is the most widely used method in drug development.
Channel-in-a-box (CiaB) is defined as collapsing the pieces of traditional master control and playout chains such as switchers, graphics, servers, audio, routing and channel branding into a single integrated software application that runs on generic IT-based hardware. Channel-in-a-box technology is the next big thing in master control automation this year but most of the major hardware merchants, even those selling it warn that (CiaB) is not yet ready for every buyer. This is mainly due to the fact that TV channels differ in sophistication, and complex installations may work best with traditional control room automation.
In flight entertainment, also referred to as IFE, is the entertainment provided to passengers traveling in an air craft during the flight. The entertainment services comprise of food and drink, along with availability of different entertainment media including individual television sets for every passenger, reading material such as magazines, and music among others.
Carrier Ethernet equipment market is expected to grow at the compounded annual growth rate of 19.2 percent up to 2014. One of the key factors driving this market growth is the increasing adoption of IP based next generation networks. The US market for Carrier Ethernet equipments is also witnessing stupendous growth rate due to the increasing adoption of carrier Ethernet for mobile backhaul. However, rapid advancements in technology are posing major challenge to the growth of this market as it is encouraging end users to delay equipment purchase.
Home care market is growing considerably as the number of people opting for home care services rather than medical care in hospitals is increasing day by day. Home care services are cost effective and hence mostly referred by patients. The global market for home care products is growing significantly due to increasing adoption of this trend in developed economies; however, it is expected to witness an increase in demand in developing countries in near future due to the growing awareness about home care services.
The basic element used in LEDs is phosphorous that is responsible for light emission. With increasing use of LEDs in number of applications, there is increased demand for construction of LEDs, and hence increasing requirement for LED phosphor. LEDs offer increased efficiency and lifetime as compared to other light sources and hence, they are highly preferred lighting technology in most of the countries.
Diameter signaling controllers are used to lessen diameter traffic congestion and allow signaling and control plane within the networks. Some of the factors such as technological improvements and congestion of network traffic are forcing operators to utilize diameter signaling controllers for efficiently managing and scaling data traffic.
Increasing use of renewable energy sources, aging infrastructure, and rising demand for electricity are encouraging the need to improve transmission efficiency and energy security, thus contributing to the growth of electrical transmission and distribution market. This market is forecasted to reach the market value of $33.45 billion by the end of the year 2012 owing to the technological developments in transmission grid technology.
Video analytics holds great promise, enabling enhanced security and surveillance solutions by automatically monitoring video with specific objective. Video analytic system can provide real time alarms based on defined rules without the need for human interface. This enhances operation effectiveness by working 24/7, reducing the amount of video data to be reviewed by human operators, and thus enabling a high level accuracy of video monitoring.
Increasing demands for electrical power systems, electricity shortages, rising electricity prices, power quality problem, and rolling blackouts have caused many customers to look for alternative power sources to meet their power demands. Distributed energy resources provide best alternative for enhancement of traditional electric power grid.
Some of the major factors driving the growth of hygiene products market are rising concerns about personal hygiene and product innovations. Although, feminine hygiene products share the maximum market size, men’s hygiene products are also growing in demand. This is opening new opportunities for the hygiene product manufacturers to develop innovative personal care products.
The global brachytherapy market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.2% by 2017 and reach a market value of USD 301 million as a result of the increasing number of patients opting for brachytherapy. Improved efficiency, shorter time required for treatment, and cost effectiveness are some of the factors driving the growth of the brachytherapy devices market. Brachytherapy is an effective, well tolerated, and non-invasive outpatient procedure that is easily personalized depending on individual needs. Technological improvements in dose delivery, coupled with image guided techniques like 3D treatment planning is allowing physicians to get more accurate and precise results. The brachytherapy segment is expected to experience high uptake in emerging economies like India, China, and Brazil. Moreover, extending applications of this technique to other body sites is expected to drive this market temporarily in the near future.
Worldwide market for needle free delivery devices is forecasted to grow and reach the value of $5.9 billion by the year 2022 driven by the factors like developments in technology and emergence of new products such as micro needle patches and novel jet injectors. This market is expected to benefit from increasing efficiency of manufacturing processes, and the growth of emerging economies. Developed economies like the U.S. as well as Japan are also expected to witness double digit growth in the sales of needle free delivery devices market. Needle free delivery technology is proving useful in drug delivery techniques. This method is advantageous for device developers as well as end users.
Ethylene Glycol is an organic compound used as automotive antifreeze; it is an odorless and colorless liquid in its pure form. Ethylene Glycol is used as a raw material on the production of polyester fibers such as PET among others. It is used as a medium for convective heat transfer in automobiles and liquid cooled computers. It has got huge importance and has multiple applications due to its availability and price.
Global market for smart fabrics and interactive textiles market is forecasted to reach the value of $1.8 billion by the year 2015 owing to the factors like economic growth, resurgence of consumer confidence, and product innovations. Future for this market remains bright especially for the products that incorporate new generation fibers like nanofibers and other hybrid materials. Despite of slower adoption rates, this market is expected to rise significantly driven by the emergence of advanced products and its use in different areas with significant growth potential.
This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the ophthalmic devices market and sub-markets in the next six years. This report is specially designed to estimate and analyze the demand and performance of Mexican ophthalmic devices market. The report provides extensive analysis of the ophthalmic devices industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the ophthalmic devices market structure. The report has segregated the ophthalmic devices industry in terms of product and geography.Our research consists of both secondary and primary research with later constituting the greater portion. We also have a large internal repository and access to a number of external proprietary databases to help address specific requirements of our clients.
This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the digital radiology market and sub-markets in the next six years. This report is specially designed to estimate and analyze the demand and performance of Mexican digital radiology market. The report provides extensive analysis of the digital radiology industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the digital radiology market structure.Our research consists of both secondary and primary research with later constituting the greater portion. We also have a large internal repository and access to a number of external proprietary databases to help address specific requirements of our clients.
The worldwide household vacuum cleaners market is forecasted to grow and reach the value of US $13.22 billion by the year 2015 driven by factors like rising income levels, and development of advanced and efficient appliances. Demand for vacuum cleaner models differ across different markets worldwide. Upright vacuum cleaners are most popular in North America and UK while wheeled vacuum cleaner models are mostly preferred in Asia and other European countries. Bagless vacuum cleaners are witnessing substantial growth in North American households, thus accounting for the highest market share. Decreasing household sizes and consumer demand for more than one vacuum cleaner are driving the growth of this industry.
With the growing concern regarding the development of alternative and clean fuel, the Biofuels market is witnessing a wide array of R&D in the fields followed by hefty amount of investments globally. In order to keep a pace with the ever increasing energy demand the companies are investing for production of biomass as a reserve for generating the Biofuels. The growing demand for the Biofuels has also triggered the high growth in its base market i.e. biomass.
This research is specially designed testimate and analyze the demand and performance of the health and wellness market in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The report covers all the major segments of nutraceutical and cosmoceutical tidentify, analyze and provide in-depth analysis, market revenue, trend analysis and statistically refined forecast for the following segments covered.
Email marketing, a trend in its naïve stage and soon catching up, is driven by rising popularity of social media marketing and global internet reach and penetration. Businesses of all types, irrespective of their size and area of operations, are increasingly adopting to email marketing for the conceived benefits it provides. Email marketing market size which was at USD 1.5 billion in the year 2010, is growing at a healthy CAGR of 20%, and is expected to reach market size of USD 6.5 billion by year 2018. The growth in the email marketing market is attributed to rising number of email marketing and hosting service providers and growing number of internet users. Some of the leading service providers are iContact, Mailigen, Campaigner, Pinpointe, Constant Contact, GetRespnse, Vertical Response and many more.
The global orthobiological products market is expected to grow to $15.3 billion by the year 2022 as a result of tremendous growth in the medical devices industry mainly due to increase in aging population. Growth of orthobiological products is driven by increasing awareness towards adoption of orthobiologics, development in technology, and increasing number of orthopedic related procedures. As population continues to grow, there is simultaneous rise in aging population which is contributing to the growth of the orthobiological products industry as need for orthopedic procedures is greater in such elderly population. Other factors driving the growth of this market include increasing number of obese patients with rising levels of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and patients with need for cartilage repair procedures.
Gene amplification technology is proving to be an important technology in human genome projects and other important fields like diagnostics. There are number of companies involved in the business of gene amplification and diagnostics with over 30 gene and signal amplification technologies. These gene amplification technologies are used for variety of applications in research and clinical settings. Currently, the market for gene amplification technologies is forecast to increase to $2.2 billion over the year 2017. This growth is expected to be driven by successful completion of human genome projects that will continue to boost the growth of this industry in future owing to the development of molecular diagnostics. Need for information about genes in genomics and other research progresses, and development in clinical diagnostic tools, is also expected to boost the growth of the gene amplification technologies market.
Oil shale generally refers to any sedimentary rock that contains solid bituminous materials that are released as petroleum-like liquids after heating by chemical process of pyrolysis. Oil shale is formed by deposition of organic debris and silt on lake beds and sea bottoms. Over a long period of time, this material is transformed into sedimentary rock by heat and pressure. Oil shales are rich in oil content and can be burned without any additional processing. With depletion in natural resources, the oil shale market is growing in demand due to large availability of deposits in the world, mainly found in America. Increasing oil prices, energy security, and economic benefits are some important factors driving the growth of the oil shale industry.
DNA sequencing industry is segmented into instruments and consumables, services, and workflow products. Instruments and consumables segment are the rapidly emerging segments accounting for about $2.2 billion by the year 2016. Services segment is expected to grow significantly and reach market value of $3.5 billion with CAGR of 29% over the year 2016. The workflow segment will reach $883.6 million at CAGR of 16.6% by 2016. The chain terminator DNA sequencing market and next generation DNA sequencing market are constantly undergoing technological changes, thus creating new opportunities and attracting new market players to this industry.
The Dermatological diagnostics and therapeutics market is expected to grow steadily during the forecast period driven by increase in psoriasis market that is expected to boost competition among the existing products with more emerging therapies. Acne is the largest market segment of the dermatological diagnostics market accounting for 28.7% of the total therapeutics market followed by psoriasis (26.4%), rosacea (14.9%), and atopic dermatitis (9%). Many new players are emerging in this market as a result of a number of growth opportunities provided by this market, thus creating tough competition. Forthcoming patent expiries of major drugs is increasing the competition, further driving this market.
The constant pressure to reduce healthcare spending is resulting in an increased focus on clinical laboratory services, making it the most valuable element in treatment plans. As hospital stays and contact between patient and physicians is reduced, clinical laboratory services are the only way to gather, interpret, and deliver appropriate information to physicians. This is resulting in the set up of increasing number of clinical labs, especially in independent sectors.
Aging population and increasing health concerns are some important factors driving the growth of this industry. Discovery of anti-oxidant properties of polyphenols have led to the incorporation of these products into functional foods market. Food and beverage manufacturers are increasingly making use of polyphenols in energy drinks and food products knowing their health benefits and nutritional properties. Owing to the increasing use of polyphenols in different arenas, this industry is expected to undergo significant upsurge demand in the coming few years.
Smart phones and other mobile apps are largely used in various areas of healthcare like health education, health management, data management, health information, and relative workflow processes. Variety of mobile phone apps have been developed to monitor the health of patients and provide the relative data to physicians. The modern age technology is driving the market growth as it saves time and proves much beneficial in providing medical care to patients in remote areas.
Sensors are playing a significant role in enhancing safety and improving the quality of life in the healthcare industry. Accuracy, intelligence, capability, reliability, and compactness of sensors are expanding their use in medical applications. Sensors increase the intelligence of life supporting systems and can be used in various types of monitoring applications to support better quality of life to patients. Sensors are also employed for identifying advanced symptoms and preventing acute illnesses.
Global Pulse Oximeters market is anticipated to grow significantly by year 2015 owing to the increasing penetration in alternate care market, adoption of low perfusion, motion tolerant technology, and increasing use in general care. Pulse Oximeters are used for measuring vital signs of patients as technology provides early warning for hypoxemia – a condition that indicates low arterial blood oxygen saturation level that may prove fatal. However, market is expected to gain momentum in the near future with continuous technological developments and growing implementations in the alternate care market. Introduction of pulse Oximeters with improved features is likely to accelerate the use of these devices in non critical settings, thus opening new opportunities for the market players.
Increasing demand for refined petroleum products and the high price difference between heavy and light crude oil are leading to an increase in demand for heavy crude. Availability of crude as well as the increase in production rates is driving the petroleum coke market. Petroleum coke is taking over markets like cement and power industry and has also started giving strong competition to coal. Petroleum coke is an excellent and inexpensive product to blend with coal in traditional coal fired boilers. Associated production cost is minimal as it is a by-product of the refining process and its price is determined by competitive steam coal prices.
Improving sanitation levels, low energy, and labor costs are driving the market for sanitary ware products. Also, changing consumer preferences is boosting the development of new luxury sanitary wares like private spas, shower systems, saunas, and larger baths among others. Asia Pacific leads in the production of ceramic sanitary wares due to low cost manufacturing and presence of large number of small and medium players in these regions. Asia Pacific region holds the maximum market share followed by Europe, South America and North America.
Global remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices market is forecasted to reach $556.9 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 10% during the forecasted period. Some of the major factors responsible for this growth are continuously increasing number of patients suffering from chronic disorders like cardiovascular illnesses and diabetes and increasing number of elderly population, as these people often prefer house monitoring as it avoids travelling and waiting time. Cardiac remote patient monitoring is the largest segment of this industry and it is expected to reach $399.9 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 11%.
Petrochemical is one of the fastest growing segments in the chemical industry, registering double digit growth rate over the coming five years. There is a huge surge in the demand for petrochemicals across the globe. The demand for petrochemicals has grown multifold in China in the past decade. The chemicals which are covered in this report are Ethylene, Propylene, Benzene, Xylene and others.
The world market for HCV drugs represents an area of potential opportunities in developed as well as developing countries. Because of the technological advancements and effectiveness, many big market players are focusing on development of innovative drugs for HCV. Major companies are forming coalitions and agreements to develop effective treatment on hepatitis C virus. In future, the growth of HCV market is expected to come from emerging markets of Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America as these regions are likely to register maximum number of HCV incidences due to increasing HCV drug addicts.
Optical transport network (OTN) is evolving due to the increasing need for faster communication and increasing congestion of mobile networks. OTN networks are used in a variety of applications like video, voice, and storage. They are also used for supporting higher data transfer rates, thus allowing carriers to scale swiftly to support the tremendous growth of data traffic on their networks. Technological developments by hardware manufacturers for producing new equipments are in the last phase that will make use of advanced features and add value to transport networks.
The global market for ePharmacies is projected to reach USD 51.75 billion by the end of 2017 owing to the increasing number of tech-savvy people and rising demand for prescription drugs. The ePharmacies meeting the regulatory standards set by the government and following ethical business practices are likely to emerge as safe, affordable, and accessible source of prescription drugs in the near future. The present scenario reflects higher penetration of the ePharmacy industry in developed countries as compared to the developing market. This is mainly because of the increasing use of Internet in developed economies.
The global market for congestive heart failure treatment devices is expected to reach $5.9 billion by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 11.7% during the forecasted period. This growth is mainly attributed by the rising incidences of heart failures across the world. American market for congestive heart failure treatment devices accounted for $1.6 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $3.2 billion by the year 2016 at the CAGR of 12.4% during the forecasted period. European market is forecasted to reach $1.5 billion at the CAGR of 7.5% by 2016.
The US market for personalized medicines is predicted to grow at the compounded annual growth rate of 9.5% during 2010 to 2015. This growth in future is expected to be driven by different factors like cost savings on treatments, early diagnosis of disease, drug safety, patient compliance, and optimization of therapies. Currently, America dominates the market for personalized medicine; however, advancement in technology and developments in the field of DNA is expected to establish personalized medicines market in UK, France, India, China, and Japan.
The global market for cardiac pacemakers is forecasted to reach the market value of $5.1 billion at the compounded annual growth rate of 11% during the forecasted period. North America is the largest market for cardiac pace-makers accounting for nearly 40% of the total market share followed by Europe accounting for about 30% of the total market. Asia Pacific, although not largest, but is the fastest growing region with compounded annual growth rate of 13.3%.
Despite rising costs of raw materials and increasing unit prices of frozen processed food, the frozen processed food market is growing rapidly. New product launches, re-positioning of products, and perception of products amongst end users are some of the major reasons for the continuous growth of this market. Frozen processed food is easier to prepare than fresh food and can be stored in freezers for extended durations of time. Also, these foods maintain the same nutritional values as fresh food, which makes them more preferred than fresh food. The frozen processed food market is facing strong competition from chilled prepared foods that are offering better taste and quality.
Increasing incidences of sudden cardiac arrests, growth in the use of robotic guided catheters in diagnostic procedures, and increase in the arrhythmia population are some of the major factors driving the growth of electrophysiology devices industry. Need to reduce diagnostic procedure time, improve success rate, and reduce human exposure to radiations is driving technological innovations in this industry.
Increasing number of new biological products and emergence of new biosimilars is focusing the attention towards the development of advanced drug delivery technologies for delivery of these biological products. Currently, oral and parenteral drug delivery technologies are dominating the global drug delivery market. Despite of various technological innovations and discovery of more compelling and innovative methods for drug delivery, parenteral method for drug delivery remains most dominant due to its effective results.
With the ever-increasing world population, there is increasing demand for healthcare services. China, the world’s most populated country, provides a significantly large pool for under-served patients, thus representing big opportunities for medical devices and equipment manufacturers for expansion of business. Global sterilization equipment market is forecasted reach a market value of USD 2.7 billion by 2015. Some of the major factors driving the growth of this market include the enduring need for efficient infection control measures, threat of biological and chemical warfare, and recurrent outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases.
As the population continues to grow, there is an increasing demand for healthcare services, thus resulting in the growth of this industry. China is the world’s most populated country and hence, the base for this market. India is the second most populated country and is estimated that the population of India will surpass China by 2020. The global medical disposables market has grown at a tremendous rate in the past few years, and this trend is expected to continue owing to the increase in world population. Many new entrants are emerging in the market owing to the extensive growth opportunities offered by the medical disposables industry in the developing economies.
Companion diagnostics is the technique used to detect responses of different patients to particular drugs or biological agents in order to understand and correlate their responses to pharmaceutical agents. Companion diagnostics can be set up clinically to stratify patients depending on their response to certain therapeutic agents. Companion diagnostics is expected to play a significant role in the treatment of cancers in the near future.
Global neonatal equipment market is witnessing significant growth rate for the past few years as a result of improved healthcare facilities, technological innovations in medical devices, and continuous monitoring of trained healthcare professionals. Growing wealth, increasing mortality rate (IMR), increasing demand for private healthcare, reforms from governments, and active participation of social organizations in neonatal healthcare programs are some of the factors driving the growth of this industry.
This research report analyzes this market based on its segments and major geographies. It includes a complete analysis of the current market trends, market growth drivers, restraints, market structure, and market projections for the near future. It also includes an analysis of the recent technological developments in this market, Porter’s five force analysis, and detailed profiles of top industry players.
The global dermatology devices market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% over the period 2010 to 2015. The increasing number of people suffering from skin-related disorders and even more number of people opting for less invasive cosmetic surgeries are some of the important factors contributing to the increasing demand of dermatology devices, which in turn is contributing towards the growth of this industry.
One of the major factors driving this market is the growing demand from consumers, students, parents, employers or employees, to become digitally educated. Smart education is in growing demand in developed economies like America and Europe as a large number of students is seeking online education. This industry is also becoming popular in countries with limited educational resources and bio-diverse culture.
Global Nutricosmetics market is projected to reach USD 4.24 billion by the end of 2017. This is owing to various factors such as, growing urbanization, growth in aging population, greater spending power, and the need to look younger and attractive through natural methods. Growing awareness about health among consumers worldwide and emphasis on total wellness and health is another driving this market. Although in the developing stage, the Nutricosmetics industry is expected to witness healthy growth in the near future. Technological developments and products innovation is contributing significantly to the growth of this market.
Technological developments in the consumer electronics industry and product innovations are some of the major factors driving the growth of this market. Emergence of new players owing to increasing growth opportunities in the consumer electronics field is also contributing to the growth of this market. Research and development is been made to develop cost effective consumer electronic goods with innovative designs to withstand the increasing competition.
Limited availability of natural resources is proving insufficient to meet the increasing energy demands of the growing population. Continuous growth in demand for alternative energy resources with improved efficiency have taken the technologies and products of this market to a new level called the third generation. Increasing demand for alternative energy sources is driving the energy market to a great extent.
Prenatal diagnostics procedure is implemented to determine the health of the fetus in the mother’s womb. This method is generally used for diagnosing infectious diseases like group B streptococcus. Well-timed diagnosis and treatment will prevent premature delivery and reduce the overall healthcare costs. Noninvasive prenatal diagnostics procedures are preferred over invasive procedures as it is a safe way to determine the health of the fetus without harming either the mother or the fetus.
The emerging economies with a significantly large pool of under-served patients are creating big opportunities in the incontinence market for the leading medical equipment manufacturers. China, the world’s most populated country serves as home to the largest patient base closely followed by India. Growing population will drive the demand for healthcare, consequently resulting in the growth of the incontinence market.
The cable television networks market is growing owing to the increasing demand for digital content and the growing number of cable subscriptions. Cable operators are at the center of the cable TV revolution, broadcasting popular TV shows, movies, documentaries, news, sports, and other products to the growing population of enthusiastic subscribers. Europe and America makes up the largest market for the cable television network industry.
Software defined networking (SDN) refers to a network infrastructure where network control plane is decoupled from physical topology. The software defined networking market is growing in demand as it is offering a number of advantages like increased flexibility, improved performance, and simplified operations among others.
The shale gas market is playing a significant role in the global natural gas industry as countries around the world are continuing to seek lower carbon fuels, ensuring energy security and financial development. Demand for shale gas is expected to increase in the coming future, accounting for about 24% of the global energy supplies in 2020. While the global demand for gas is increasing, there is a significant decrease in the supplies from conventional sources.
The continuous adoption of smart phones and the corresponding rise in application downloads are some of the major factors driving the mobile entertainment market. Mobile gambling and social media are the fastest growing segments of the mobile entertainment industry. The mobile entertainment industry is expected to witness a considerable growth rate of about USD 54 billion over the year 2015 due to an increasing usage of mobile apps and developments in different segments like mobile TV, mobile music, and many more.
Direct methanol fuel cells provide extended run times with quick refill of charging liquid. These cells are expected to equal the cost with thin film batteries by the end of the forecasted period. Increasing demand for portable electricity with increasing use of broadband cell phones, laptops, and tablet PCs is mainly driving the DMFC market.
The global data center infrastructure management (DCIM) market is a combination of IT and facilities management to enable faultless monitoring of all systems across IT and facility infrastructure to improve data center efficiency. Some of the major factors driving DCIM industry are power consumption, virtualization, heat densities, consolidation of data centers, cloud computing, and increasing dependency on IT systems.
Worldwide, hospital supplies market is expected to reach USD 37 billion registering a CAGR of 11% during the forecasted period 2012 to 2018. This growth is mainly driven by an increase in the aging population across the world and rising awareness towards controlling Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). The rate at which the ageing population is growing, it is giving rise to an increase in hospitalization and several other related procedures thus driving the demand for hospital supplies.
The organic beverages market is an upcoming sector as people are now beginning to focus their attention on organic beverages rather than carbonated functional drinks. Organic beverages offer a number of health benefits. Rising concerns of people over health issues is fuelling the growth of organic beverages. Rising interest in organic soda without artificial flavorings and preservatives is, no doubt, in demand today. People prefer organic beverages over drinks that are high in sugar, full of chemicals and lack nutritional value.
The ECG telemetry devices market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% over the forecasted period of 2012-2018 as a result of increasing sales of ECG devices for home care purposes. The world market for ECG telemetry devices is also experiencing increasing adoption of advanced ECG data management systems; however, slower growth rate in developed countries is posing a challenge towards the growth of this market.
The increasing number of road mishaps mainly due to drunk driving is giving rise to the use of breath alcohol testing equipments like breath analyzers. Breath Analyzers are mainly used by transportation companies, whereas manufacturing and construction companies are also implementing on-site breath alcohol testing procedures. Demand for effective detection of alcohol impairment or blood alcohol content (BAC) level in individuals at workplaces is increasing.
The rapid urbanization of cities is posing serious infrastructural challenge for governments all over the world. As a larger number of people are shifting their base to urban settings, there is an increasing requirement for setting up new cities to live in. With the growing number of cities and the population shift from rural areas to the urban set up, management and governance will become complex. Hence, it is important to transform cities to address the social, engineering, environment, and economic challenges.
Air travel industry is emerging greatly owing to the implication of new technology every day and is expected to undergo significant growth. Although air traveling is faster and safe as compared to other means of travelling, it is quite costly. One of the major challenges faced by this industry is tremendous hike in air fares in recent years, mainly because of the increasing prices of jet fuel. Major airline companies and jet fuel consumers are looking for alternatives to limit fluctuation in jet fuel costs and return to profitability.
Gasoline-naphtha-crude-MTBE market is expected to witness an increase in MTBE consumption in the coming years in the Asian market. MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) is a flammable, volatile, and colorless liquid sparingly soluble in water and has minty odor of diethyl ether that adds unpleasant taste. MTBE is a gasoline additive that is used as oxygenate to raise octane number. It is most exclusively used as fuel component in fuel for gasoline engines to raise the oxygen content of gasoline.
The cancer diagnostics market is on the verge of sudden increase due to the technological breakthroughs in tumor diagnosis and unlocking of mysteries of genetics. The HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) testing market is expected to witness a promising growth in the next few years due to rising incidences of cancerous tumors and the growing ageing population.
The developing economies provide a significantly large pool for under-served patients, thus representing big opportunities for the leading medical equipment manufacturers. China is the world’s most populated country and home to largest patient base. There are around 120 million people aged 65 and above in need of continuous medical care.
The rising demand for data processing power and information storage is contributing to the growth of the data center equipment market. Most of the companies are adding denser servers to the existing data centers to raise the information storage capacity. This advancement is leading to challenges like underutilization of IT assets, rise in operational overhead, complexities in incorporation of information, and inflexibilities in expansion.
Increasing fuel costs and economic recession have encouraged demand for more efficient power cogeneration equipments that can improve profitability. Technological trends in the cogeneration equipment market emphasize on increasing efficiency, portability, and quality of these equipments. Product innovations and sustained research and developments in this field are some important factors contributing to the growth of cogeneration equipment market. One of the major challenges faced by this market is its inconsistency in orders.
Some of the factors driving neurometabolic disorders market are rising incidences of neurometabolic disorders and growing ageing population. Launch of new drugs coupled with the rising awareness among patients and physicians are expected to increase revenues for the neurometabolic disorders industry in the coming years.
Being the largest economy in the world, the U.S. market provides sizeable opportunities for expansion of the organic food industry. Some of the major factors contributing towards the growth of this market are increased concerns of people towards health issues, environmental protection, food safety, animal welfare, and increasing use of natural and organic products.
Demand for medical testing will increase with a larger number of people availing the benefits of medical insurance. Also, as chronic diseases become more common, there is a need to develop sophisticated testing procedures in order to drive industry growth. Medical laboratories provide analytic services to determine the cause of a disease through evaluation of a patient’s history, examination, and data. These services are provided to patients with reference from healthcare practitioners.
Some of the major factors driving the growth of gas market are growing populations, increasing urbanization, rapidly growing automobile sector, increasing need for power generation, and growth in petrochemical industry. For decades, gas has been delivered to businesses and homes throughout the world and it has become the most dependable energy source.
The global fuel ethanol market is experiencing tremendous growth due to the increasing use of ethanol in the end-use market. Its usage is being encouraged due to the ban on gasoline in most of the countries. It is replacing other vehicular fuels and also being used as an additive along with petroleum products. Incredible hike in crude oil prices, and increased green house gas emissions are encouraging governments to promote consumption of ethanol.
Feminine care industry is loaded with intense competition, product innovation, changing consumer preferences and increasing consumer health concerns. The major challenge faced by this industry is its ability to maintain pace with the changing lifestyle, attitudes, and ideas of customers. Increasing adoption of physically active lifestyle among women is another significant factor driving the market growth. Use of innovative tampons and ultra thin sanitary pads is growing in demand as protection products as working women and adolescents are sporting figure hugging dresses, swimsuits, and spandex outfits.
Technological advancement in the skin care market combined with development of innovative products providing effective results and ease of use are contributing to the growth of this industry. The increasing demand for anti-ageing products and growing concern for the use of natural and organic skin care products are the major factors driving the skin care industry.
Product innovations and use of nature-based ingredients in bath and shower products is driving the growth of this market. Consumers are focusing on buying nature-based products rather than chemical-based products. Many new manufacturers are emerging in the bath and shower industry as this market is creating new growth opportunities with new products development, packaging innovations, lifestyle influences, and distribution or pricing issues.
Demand for hard surface flooring is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years as a result of the rebound in housing completions, residential improvements, and repair expenditures. The hard surface flooring market is benefiting from the recovery after recession in flooring remodeling and advancements in building construction spending. The residential market driven by the revolution in housing industry is one of the major factors driving this market.
The global food container market is expected to grow in the coming years as a result of increase in global food output and the increasing trend toward convenience-oriented food options because of the changing lifestyles. In addition, the rising trend of women in workforce, increasing urban population, and rise in single person households are fuelling the growth of food container industry.
The microwave packaging market is expected to witness stupendous growth fueled by consumer demand for foods offering ease of preparation and portability for on-the-go eating. Other important factors driving the microwave packaging market are improvements in packaging structure that allow food to be heated in the package itself and served instantly and innovations that overcome limitations of microwave ovens like browning and crisping.
The global fuel oil market is rising owing to the growth in petrochemicals, transportation, and building materials industry segments. Demand for better quality fuel oil is on a rise as it enhances engine life and maximizes productivity. However, the high prices of crude oil are affecting the market by slowing down its growth rate. Volatility in crude oil prices and scarcity of the crude oil has forced various R&D centers across the globe to find out an alternative source of fuel oil to satisfy the growing demand.
This industry remained unaffected during the economic recession as the products available are much cheaper than equivalent weight loss services and related methods. Despite increase in competition from weight loss services industry and recovery of world economy, revenue growth of the meal replacement market remains stable due to higher disposable incomes and rising health consciousness.
This industry is growing rapidly and undergoing many technological changes. Research and development for bio-processing of corn starch to produce ethanol and other fermentation products is the current trend. Growing environmental pressure on the use of petroleum products and rising petroleum costs will result in an increase in the production of ethanol from corn starch, thereby contributing to the growth of the corn starch industry.
The dried processed food market is growing in demand mainly because of the comparatively low prices, easy storage, and high nutritional values. Rice and dried pasta are the largest segments of the dried processed food industry, thereby having strong influence on the performance of the overall market.
The variety of laser applications ranging from cosmetic procedures to diagnosis and treatment are resulting in a stupendous growth of the medical laser systems market. Medical laser systems market noted a sluggish growth rate during the economic recession as the laser treatment procedures were costly.
The shipping industry is facing challenges due to strong regulations against the use of bunker oil for large ships. Bunker oil is a waste product of traditional fuel oil that is too thick for vehicles and small ships to burn efficiently. Its high sulfur content and difficulty for use in road vehicles makes it a cheaper power source for large ships and power plants.
An increase in ageing population and rising demand for oral care are offering enormous opportunities for product innovations and developments to oral care providers. Rising awareness of oral care and the quality of services provided by dental care providers are some important factors driving the oral hygiene market. In addition to this, innovative products development and rising demand for aesthetic dentistry in developing nations is expected to drive the growth of the oral hygiene industry.
The growing trend toward urbanization, higher spending capacity, and rising concerns for personal appearance and grooming are some of the major factors responsible for driving the fragrances market. In addition, the increased demand for youth oriented, floral and exotic fragrances is ready to set the pace for quick market expansion.