Global Market Study on Confocal Microscope: Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope to Remain Largest Product Type Through 2028


Confocal Microscope  Market
  • Published On : Oct-2018 |
  • Pages : 214 Pages |
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This Persistence Market Research (PMR) report examines the ‘Global Confocal Microscope Market’ for the period 2018–2028. The primary objective of the report is to offer updates and information related to opportunities in the global confocal microscope market.

The Confocal Microscope Market is Segmented Based on:

  • Product Type
  • End User
  • Region

This report covers the global confocal microscope market performance in terms of revenue contribution from various segments. The report begins with an overview and definitions. The market viewpoints section underlines macro-economic factors influencing the growth of the global confocal microscope market along with a detailed opportunity analysis of the market. This is then followed by the key drivers, restraints and trends of the global confocal microscope market.

The global confocal microscope market is segmented based on product type, end user and regions. Based on product type, the global confocal microscope market is segmented into microscope system, accessories and software. Microscope system is sub segmented into laser scanning confocal microscope, spinning disk confocal microscope and re scan microscope. Based on end user, the global confocal microscope market is segmented into hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and academic & research institute. Geographically, the global confocal microscope market is segmented into North America (the U.S. & Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America), Europe (Germany, France, the U.K., Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, India, Australia, ASEAN and Rest of Asia Pacific), Japan and Middle-East and Africa (GCC Countries, South Africa and Rest of MEA).

A detailed analysis has been provided for each region in terms of market size, Y-o-Y growth rate, absolute $ opportunity, and market attractive index. The forecast of the confocal microscope market by country, drug type, and distribution channel is represented in a tabular form for each region. This section will help to understand the present scenario and opportunities of the confocal microscope market in major countries by each segment.

In the next section of the report, the ‘Competitive Landscape’ is included to provide report audiences with a dashboard view of the key competitor firms in order to access the key differentiators among the competitor firms. This section is primarily designed to provide clients with an objective and detailed comparative assessment of product offerings and strategies of key providers specific to a market segment. The detailed profiles of players operating in the confocal microscope market are also provided in the report, which highlight company description, product/segment overview, SWOT analysis, financial information, key developments related to market and strategic overview.

The next section of the report highlights the market outlook for 2018–2026 and sets the forecast within the context of the confocal microscope market by region. A detailed analysis has been provided for each region in terms of market size, Y-o-Y growth rate, absolute $ opportunity, and market attractive index.

The above sections – by product type and end user – evaluate the historic market analysis and growth prospects of the confocal microscope market for the period 2018–2026. We have considered 2017 as the base year and provided data for the forecast period.

The final section of the report represents the global scenario of the confocal microscope market along with y-o-y growth and market forecast till 2026. This section also evaluates the global market opportunity over the forecast period as well as the absolute dollar opportunity for each year. This section will help to understand the overall growth of the confocal microscope market and the opportunity analysis for every year over the forecast period.

To arrive at the market size, bottom-up approach is used to validate the total market size obtained for the confocal microscope market. The forecast presented in the report provides total revenue of the confocal microscope market over 2018–2028. PMR has used a triangulation methodology that is primarily based on experimental techniques, such as installed base data to obtain precise market estimations for confocal microscope market and insights on specific country/regions. The country-specific data is again analyzed to derive data at a regional level and then at the global level. This methodology ensures high quality and accuracy of information.

The factors considered while developing the estimates of the confocal microscope market are percentage adoption of different confocal microscope, total number of installed base, replacement rate for different confocal microscope and average life span of the microscope.

The average selling price (US$) is derived by using weighted average pricing methodology.

On the other hand, PMR has also analyzed the confocal microscope market by considering the revenue from the key players operating in a segment. The key players are segmented at the tier level with respect to their revenue, product portfolio and geographical presence. This process involves analysis of various annual reports of companies, investor presentations, SEC filings, 10k reports, earning call transcripts and press releases. This task is done to fetch substantial information about the key players, their respective revenues and estimate their respective market share.

Revenue growth of the key market players is analyzed over the historical period and qualitative assessment of installed base and adoption rate of various confocal microscope has been made in order to validate and align the resultant market numbers. The market structure is closely studied and analyzed at the regional level to map and ascertain incremental $ opportunity for companies, for instance, supply from domestic/regional players, small-scale enterprises or unorganized segments is also taken into consideration to arrive at the final market numbers.

While forecasting the size of the confocal microscope market, we have considered the impact of several factors such as per capital healthcare expenditure, disposable income, number of hospitals and academic research institute and percentage adoption of confocal microscope in different end user segment across all regions, etc. However, quantifying the market across the aforementioned segments and regions is more a matter of quantifying expectations and identifying opportunities rather than rationalizing them after the forecast has been completed. In addition, we have taken into consideration the year-on-year growth to understand the predictability of the confocal microscope market and to identify the right growth opportunities in the global confocal microscope market.

Confocal microscope is a special form of standard fluorescence microscope that uses particular optical components to generate high-resolution images of material stained with fluorescent probes.  Confocal microscopy is different from the conventional wide field fluorescence microscopy, in which the optical path is designed to place in front of the image detector (photomultiplier tube or camera), and an aperture (opening) at a point where the image is focused in conjunction with the focal plane of the image.

Market Value and Forecast

The global confocal microscope market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.3% throughout the forecast period (2018–2028).

Confocal Microscope Market: Key Insights

  • The increasing applications and benefits of confocal microscope and increasing adoption of confocal microscope is growing in biology, life science, material science, neuroanatomy, and neurophysiology, which is consequently expected to drive the growth of the market for confocal microscope over the forecast period.
  • Rarly diagnosis and treatment of cases of microbial keratitis and along with clinical practices, confocal microscopy is developing into a powerful research and diagnostic tool in ophthalmology is further expected to spur the growth of the market for confocal microscope in the near future
  • Increasing in the adoption for new technology and development of highly customized or new non-commercial instruments for specific biological applications is also expected to drive the growth of the confocal microscope market over the forecast period.
  • Increasing collaboration among the major key players in the research and development of new and innovative devices is expected to drive the growth of the confocal microscope market over the forecast period.
  • Long-term national investment in basic and applied research and development is expected create lucrative growth opportunities for the confocal microscope
  • Funding for life science research and investments in this area serve to expand various projects undertaken and personnel employed and Investment in R&D is likely to increase in all countries across the globe in the coming years, especially in countries such as China and Brazil is expected to spur the growth of the market for confocal microscope over the forecast period.
  • North America, followed by Europe, is expected to be the leading regional market for confocal microscope, owing to increasing adoption of confocal microscope in live cell imaging, increasing application in dentistry and used in the characterization of many pharmaceutical systems, including tablets, film coatings and colloidal systems.
  • Growing awareness regarding the new technology in the microscopy in underdeveloped countries such as Africa is expected to drive the growth of the market for confocal microscope over the forecast period.
  • Asia-Pacific Confocal Microscope market is projected to have continuous growth over the forecast period as more focus from the government towards emerging economies.
  • Increasing focus on nanotechnology with new techniques, which are widely used in pharmacology, cosmetics, medicines, etc. is further expected to increase the market for confocal microscope in near future
  • The confocal microscope helps to provide valuable information about wound healing in the postsurgical cornea, especially after keratorefractive and transplant surgery which creates a huge opportunity for the market of confocal microscope

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Confocal Microscope Market: Regional Outlook

The global confocal microscope market is segmented into six key regions, namely North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, Japan and the Middle East & Africa. In terms of value, North America is expected to be the leading regional market for confocal microscope and is expected to have significant growth during the forecast period. The Asia Pacific Confocal Microscope market is projected exhibit significant growth over the forecast period increasing government initiative to support growth of biotechnology and healthcare industries.

Confocal Microscope Market: Key Players

Examples of some of the key players operating in the global Confocal Microscope market are Olympus Corporation, Leica Microsystem, ZEISS Group (Carl Zeiss Meditec AG), Nikon Corporation, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Bruker Corporation, Oxford Instruments plc., Confocal.nl, ISS.Inc, Thorlabs, Inc. among others.

Company Profiles

  • Olympus Corporation 
  • Leica Microsystem (Sub. Danaher)
  • ZEISS Group (Carl Zeiss Meditec AG)
  • Nikon Corporation
  • Bruker Corporation
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc
  • Oxford Instruments plc
  • Thorlabs, Inc.
  • Confocal.nl
  • ISS.Inc
  • Others.
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