The 4D printing in healthcare market is projected to grow at a CAGR 27.69% rate during the forecast period. The market for 4D printing in healthcare is primarily driven by technological advancements in 3D printing technology, such as the development of smart, programmable materials. On the other hand, high development and production costs, need for compliance with regulatory and performance standards that will slow product launches, and potential safety hazards are the factors restraining the growth of this market.
Software & services segment accounted for the largest share of the 4D printing in healthcare market. Software has a diverse range of applications in additive manufacturing. 3D printing software is used for creating, designing, and assembling models required in the healthcare space. This software also inspects prototypes to ensure that the required specifications have been met. The file preparation software prepares STL and SLC files to develop the product design. Software needed for 4D printing should fully support the 4D printing process.
FDM segment is expected to account for the largest share of the 4D printing in healthcare market. However, the PolyJet segment is expected to register the highest growth during the forecast period. This technology enables the development of complex shapes with intricate details and delicate features. It offers products with a variety of colors and materials into a single model. The reduced material wastage due to the higher accuracy of deposition and the ability to use multiple materials and colors are the major advantages of this process, thus, driving its demand.
North America accounted for the largest share of the 4D printing in healthcare market during the forecast period. This can majorly be attributed to the continuous technological advancements, growing demand for organ transplantation, efforts taken in the research & development of the 4D printing technology in the healthcare sector, and the presence of highly developed healthcare infrastructure in the region.
Key market players include 3D Systems (US), Organovo Holdings Inc. (US), Stratasys Ltd. (US & Israel), Dassault Systèmes (France), Materialise (Belgium), EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems (Germany), EnvisionTEC (Germany), and Poietis (France).
Key Questions Addressed by the Report
· Where will all these developments take the industry in the mid to long term?
· What types of annual and multi-year partnerships are 3D printing in Healthcare companies exploring?
· Which are the key players in the 4D printing in medical market and how intense is the competition?
· Which are the recent contracts and agreements key players have signed?
· What are the recent trends affecting 3D printing in Healthcare software vendors?
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Study Scope
1.3. Study Period
1.4. Market Stakeholders
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Secondary Research
2.2. Primary Research
2.3. Research Design
2.4. Data Validation
2.5. Limitations and Assumptions
3. Market Dynamics
22.214.171.124. Technological Advancements in 3D Printing
3.2.1.High Development and Production Costs
3.2.2.Potential Safety Hazards
3.2.3.Compliance With Regulatory and Performance Standards
3.3.1.Growing Demand for Organ Transplants
126.96.36.199D-Printed Medical Implants
3.3.3.Applications of 4D Printing Technology in Dentistry
4. Executive Summary
5. 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Component
5.1. Software & Services
5.3. Programmable Materials
6. 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Technology
6.1. Fused Deposition Modelling
6.4. Selective Laser Sintering
7. 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Application
7.1. Medical and Research Models
7.2. Surgical Guides
7.3. Patient-Specific Implants
8. 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By End User
8.1. Dental Laboratories
8.2. Hospitals & Clinics
9. 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Region
9.1. North America
9.4. Rest of the World
10. Company Profiles
10.1. 3D Systems, Inc.
10.2. Organovo Holdings, Inc.
10.3. Stratasys, Ltd.
10.4. Dassault Systèmes
10.5. Materialise NV
10.6. EOS GmbH Electro Optical System
*Company introduction, financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis
11. Conclusion and Recommendations
12.2. Related Reports