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2016 Top Technologies in Medical Devices and Imaging (TechVision)

  • ID: 3715535
  • Report
  • April 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 98 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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High-impact Technologies Poised to Propel the Healthcare Industry
This latest research service profiles ten technologies that are expected to have a huge impact on the healthcare industry in the next two years. This report provides an overview of the ten technologies, and provides key pointers that are needed for strategic decision-making. Each of these technologies represent billions of dollars in market potential, and have a rich track record of R&D funding, intellectual property (IP) activity and a vibrant innovation ecosystem.

This list includes technologies that are just seeing the light of commercialization, as well as those technologies that are already in the market, but are expected to make an impact through wide-spread adoption. Each of the technology profiles covers the following: Brief technology snapshot, breadth of applications, key innovations and innovators, five-year market potential, recent funding and business deals, important market factors aiding and hindering growth. This research service aims to act as a guide for innovation-focused organizations who seek to learn about the medical technologies that will fuel growth in the next few years.

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1. Executive Summary
- Key Findings: Medical Devices and Imaging Technologies
- Research Methodology

2. MedTech Innovations: Trends Assessment
- Unprecedented Funding and Cross-industry Collaborations spur MedTech Innovations
- Snapshot of Top Technologies from our Previous Research
- Shortlisting Top Technologies in a Highly Innovative Industry
- 2016 Top 10 Medical Device and Imaging Technologies

3. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
- OCT Imaging Poised for Sustained, Long-Term Growth
- Ophthalmology Accounts for Bulk of OCT Innovations
- Europe Leads the Way in Consortia-Based Research
- OCT Ranks High in Patient Friendliness and ROI
- OCT Benefits Security, Measurement, and Biometrics
- Aging Population and Need for Portability Fuel Adoption
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

4. Neuroprosthetics
- Neuroprosthetics Gains Where Surgery Fails
- United States and Australia Lead Neuroprosthetics Innovations
- VC and PE Funding Props Up an R&D-Intense Market
- Biocompatibility and Miniaturization Key To Neuroprosthetics’ Success
- Emerging Markets Will Be Key Frontier to Cross in the Long Term
- Visual, Auditory Bionics Companies Overshadow Others
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

5. X-eluting Stents
- XES Capitalizing on the Decline in BMS Market Share
- Sustained IP Filing Indicates Vibrant R&D Activity in DES Market
- Companies’ Internal R&D Budgets Replace Private Funding in Mature DES Market
- Advanced Manufacturing Set to Revolutionize Stent Market
- XES to Benefit from Cross-industry Collaboration
- Emerging Markets Will Play Key Role in XES Growth
- Key Questions for Strategic Planning

6. Smart Pills
- Smart Pills Have Implications for Imaging, Drug Delivery, and Surgery
- Digital Health, Sensors, and Imaging Drive Innovations in Smart Pills
- Private Funding Compensates for Limited Public Funding
- Smart Pills to Disrupt Conventional Imaging Approaches
- Capsule Endoscopes Have a Global Innovation Base
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

7. Nuclear Imaging
- Nuclear Imaging Outlook Unfazed by Risk Scares
- Three Companies Dominate the IP Landscape
- Sustained Private Funding Fuels R&D Activities
- Green Shoots Visible for Nuclear Imaging in Emerging Markets
- Small Companies Thrive Despite Market Consolidation
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

8. Surgical Robots
- Surgical Robots Poised for Sustained Long-term Growth
- The United States Leads Surgical Robot Innovations
- Federal and Venture Capitalist (VC) Funding Fuels R&D of Surgical Robots
- Enabling Technologies to Disrupt Open, Invasive Surgery
- Near Future, Emerging Markets are Expected to Show High Growth
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

9. Surgical Lasers
- Dermatology, Ophthalmology, and Oncology Are among the Largest Surgical Laser Market Segments
- Ophthalmology Accounts for the Majority of Innovations
- Federal and VC Funding Fuels R&D of Surgical Robots
- Cross Industry Innovations Enabling the Growth of the Industry
- Safe and Effective Technology Shows High Adoption Worldwide
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

10. Next-Gen Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Ultra-high Field (UHF) MRI Poised for Robust Market Adoption
- The United States Leads Innovations in Next-gen MRI Systems
- UHF MRI Technology Benefits from Public-Private Partnerships
- MRI Fuels Applications in Testing, Mining, and Exploration
- Next-gen MRI Systems to Impact Development Markets
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

11. Neuromodulation
- Neuromodulation Market Prepared for Long-term Growth
- The United States Leads in Patent Applications Filing
- Novel Neuromodulation Techniques are Drawing VCs
- Neuromodulation Offers Priority Treatment with a Higher ROI
- Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) Likely to Benefit from Neuromodulation
- Neurological Disease Treatment Boosts Demand
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

12. Digital Radiography
- Digital Radiography (DR) Market to Witness Sustainable Growth
- Patent Publication in DR Remains Consistent
- Funding Remains Uniform in This Fragmented Market
- DR Succeeds in Patient Friendliness and Enhanced Image Processing
- DR Benefits Industries and Medicine Alike
- Technological Advancements Promote the Adoption of Digital Radiography
- Key Questions for Strategy Planning
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