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Research and Markets: The Global Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Devices Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 14.2% from 2015 to 2020 to Reach USD 1.17 Billion

December 8, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Devices Market – Global Forecast to 2020” report to their offering.

Over the years, medical device manufacturers are looking for antimicrobial coatings which are biocompatible, non-toxic, and biostable for a wide range of medical devices. The demand for these antimicrobial coatings has increased significantly, owing to the increasing risk of hospital-associated infections (HAIs).

There are several key factors driving growth in this market, including:

  • A rising awareness about hospital-acquired infections.
  • Favorable research and funding environment.
  • Technological Advancements in antimicrobial coatings.
  • Growing implantable devices market.
  • Increasing research and development activities for antimicrobial coated cardiovascular devices.
  • High growth in geriatric population.
  • An increasing burden of cardiovascular diseases across the globe.

However, the report does warn that a lack of FDA guidelines and regulations for antimicrobial coating techniques is likely to pose as a deterrent for the growth of this market.

North America is expected to account for the largest share of the global antimicrobial coatings for medical devices market for medical devices, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the world (RoW) in 2015. In the coming years, the antimicrobial coatings for medical devices market is expected to witness the highest growth rate in the Asian region, with emphasis on India, China, and Japan. These countries are expected to increase revenues for the manufacturers of antimicrobial coatings.

Reasons to Buy the Report:

The report will enrich both established firms as well as new entrants/smaller firms to gauge the pulse of the market, which in turn helps companies, garner a greater market share. Firms purchasing the report could use any one or a combination of the below-mentioned five strategies (market penetration, product development/innovation, market development, market diversification, and competitive assessment) for strengthening their market shares.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Regulatory Assessment- Antimicrobial Coated Medical Devices

7 Antimicrobial Coating Market For Medical Devices, By Type Of Material

8 Antimicrobial Coatings Market For Medical Devices, By Device Type

9 Antimicrobial Coatings Market For Medical Devices, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

  • AST Products, Inc.
  • Basf SE
  • Biointeractions Ltd
  • Covalon Technologies Ltd.
  • Hydromer, Inc.
  • PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Royal DSM
  • Sciessent Llc
  • The Dow Chemical Company

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