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MEMS In Medical Applications Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2013 - 2019

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  • August 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 114 Pages
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'MEMS In Medical Applications Market (Applications - Diagnostic, Monitoring, Therapeutic & Surgical, Sensor Types - Pressure, Temperature, Microfluidics, Accelerometers, Flow And End Users - Home Healthcare, Hospitals And Healthcare Research) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019'

Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) are devices made up of miniaturized mechanical and electromechanical elements using micro fabrication techniques. MEMS comprises of miniaturized structures such as sensors, actuators and microelectronics. The prime elements are micro sensors and micro actuators. These are also called as transducers which help in the conversion of one form of energy into another. Technological advances have led to the development of a synergistic relation between unrelated fields such as biology and microelectronics. MEMS finds its application in medical sector especially diagnosis and biotechnology. There has been a paradigm shift of patient taking treatment from hospital to home care.

The rise in healthcare expenditure compounded by an aging population is driving the demand for portable medical diagnostic devices. In addition, READ MORE >

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Analog Devices Inc
  • GE Measurement & Control
  • Measurement Specialties
  • Stmicroelectronics
  • Texas Instruments Inc
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Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Research Methodology
1.2.1 Sources
1.2.1.1 Secondary Research
1.2.1.2 Primary Research
1.2.1.3 Assumptions
1.2.1.4 Market Segmentation

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot: MEMS in Medical Applications Market (2012 & 2019)
2.2 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Sensors, 2012 (USD Million)
2.3 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Applications, 2012 (USD Million)
2.4 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By End Users, 2012 (USD Million)

Chapter 3 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Dynamics
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.2.1 High Demand for Precision and Miniaturization of Medical Devices
3.2.2 Escalated Lab Automation Demand for Increased Efficiency
3.2.3 Rise in Trend of Shift From Hospital to Home Healthcare Devices
3.2.4 Technological Advances With Rise in R&D Expenditure Driving Growth
3.2.5 Funding Fostering Growth of this Industry
3.3 Restraints
3.3.1 Lack of Testing Standardization
3.3.2 Stringent FDA Regulations and Reimbursement Policies
3.4 Challenges
3.4.1 High Costs of R&D
3.5 Opportunities
3.5.1 Microfluidics Technology
3.5.2 Implantable MEMS
3.6 Porters Five Forces Analysis
3.6.1 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
3.6.2 Bargaining Power Of Buyers
3.6.3 Threat Of New Entrants
3.6.4 Threat Of Substitutes
3.6.5 Competitive Rivalry
3.7 Market Attractiveness Analysis
3.7.1 Market Attractiveness Analysis: Global MEMS Medical Applications Market, By Geography
3.7.1.1 Global Attractiveness Analysis: MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Geography
3.8 Market Share Analysis of Key Players
3.8.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Share Analysis of Key Players, 2012 (%)

Chapter 4 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Applications
4.1 Overview
4.1.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011-2019 (USD Million)
4.2 Diagnostic Devices
4.2.1 Global MEMS in Diagnostic Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
4.3 Monitoring Devices
4.3.1 Global MEMS in Monitoring Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
4.4 Surgical Devices
4.4.1 Global MEMS in Surgical Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
4.5 Therapeutic Devices
4.5.1 Global MEMS in Therapeutic Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)

Chapter 5 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Sensor Types
5.1 Overview
5.1.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Sensor Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.2 Pressure Sensors
5.2.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2 By Applications
5.2.2.1 Anesthesia Delivery Machine
5.2.2.1.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensor In Anesthesia Delivery Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.2 Cardiac Pumps
5.2.2.2.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensor In Cardiac Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.3 Sleep Apnea Machine
5.2.2.3.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensor In Sleep Apnea Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.4 Kidney Dialysis Machines
5.2.2.4.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Kidney Dialysis Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.5 Infusion Pumps
5.2.2.5.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Infusion Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.6 Insulin Pumps
5.2.2.6.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Insulin Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.7 Blood Gas Analyzers
5.2.2.7.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Blood Gas Analyzers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.8 Respiratory Monitors
5.2.2.8.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Respiratory Monitors Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.2.2.9 Blood Pressure Monitors
5.2.2.9.1 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Blood Pressure Monitors Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3 Temperature Sensors
5.3.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2 By Applications
5.3.2.1 Medical Incubators
5.3.2.1.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Medical Incubators Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.2 Sleep Apnea Machines
5.3.2.2.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Sleep Apnea Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.3 Humidified Oxygen Heaters
5.3.2.3.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Humidified Oxygen Heaters Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.4 Ventilators
5.3.2.4.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Ventilators Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.5 Hemodialysis Monitors
5.3.2.5.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Hemodialysis Monitors Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.6 Anesthesia Delivery Machines
5.3.2.6.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Anesthesia Delivery Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.7 Blood Analyzers
5.3.2.7.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Blood Analyzers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.8 Temperature Monitoring And Control Devices
5.3.2.8.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Temperature And Control Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.3.2.9 Others
5.3.2.9.1 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Others Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.4 Flow Sensors
5.4.1 Global MEMS Flow Sensors in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.4.2 By Applications
5.4.2.1 Anesthesia Delivery Machines
5.4.2.1.1 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Anesthesia Delivery Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.4.2.2 Sleep Apnea Machines
5.4.2.2.1 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Sleep Apnea Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.4.2.3 Kidney Dialysis Machines
5.4.2.3.1 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Kidney Dialysis Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.4.2.4 Gas Mixing Devices
5.4.2.4.1 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Gas Mixing Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.4.2.5 Others
5.4.2.5.1 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Other Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.5 MEMS Accelerometers
5.5.1 Global MEMS Accelerometer in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.5.2 By Applications
5.5.2.1 Pacemakers
5.5.2.1.1 Global MEMS Accelerometer In Pacemakers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.5.2.2 Defibrillators
5.5.2.2.1 Global MEMS Accelerometers In Defibrillators Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.5.2.3 Others
5.5.2.3.1 Global MEMS Accelerometers In Others Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.6 Optical Image Sensors
5.6.1 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.6.2 By Applications
5.6.2.1 Imaging
5.6.2.1.1 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Imaging Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.6.2.2 Endoscopy
5.6.2.2.1 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Endoscopy Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.6.2.3 Laboratory Equipment
5.6.2.3.1 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Laboratory Equipments Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.6.2.4 Others
5.6.2.4.1 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensor In Others Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.7 MEMS Micro Dispensers
5.7.1 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers in Medical Applications Market Revenue, By Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
5.7.2 By Applications
5.7.2.1 Inhalers
5.7.2.1.1 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers In Inhalers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.7.2.2 Micro Pumps
5.7.2.2.1 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers In Micro Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.7.2.3 Micro Needles
5.7.2.3.1 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers In Micro Needles Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.8 Microfluidic Chips
5.8.1 Global MEMS Microfluidic Chips in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.9 Silicon Microphones
5.9.1 Global MEMS Silicon Microphones in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
5.10 Others
5.10.1 Global MEMS Others in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)

Chapter 6 MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By End Users
6.1 Introduction
6.1.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By End Users, 2011-2019 (USD Million)
6.2 Home Healthcare
6.2.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Home Healthcare Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
6.3 Healthcare Research
6.3.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Healthcare Research Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
6.4 Hospitals
6.4.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Hospitals Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)

Chapter 7 MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Geography
7.1 Overview
7.1.1 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Geography, 2011-2019 (USD Million)
7.2 North America
7.2.1 North America MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
7.3 Europe
7.3.1 Europe MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
7.4 Asia Pacific
7.4.1 Asia Pacific MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
7.5 Rest Of The World (Row)
7.5.1 Rest of the World (Row) MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)

Chapter 8 Recommendations
8.1 Success Strategies
8.1.1 Rigorous Research and Development (R&D) Initiatives
8.1.2 Investing in Emerging Economies
8.2 Barriers to be Considered
8.2.1 High Cost of Investment

Chapter 9 Company Profiles
9.1 Analog Devices Inc.
9.1.1 Company Overview
9.1.2 Financial Overview
9.1.3 Product Portfolio
9.1.4 Business Strategies
9.1.5 Recent Developments
9.2 Freescale Semiconductor Inc.,
9.2.1 Company Overview
9.2.3 Product Portfolio
9.2.4 Business Strategies
9.2.5 Recent Developments
9.3 GE Measurement & Control
9.3.1 Company Overview
9.3.2 Financial Overview
9.3.3 Product Portfolio
9.3.4 Business Strategies
9.3.5 Recent Developments
9.4 Honeywell Sensing And Control
9.4.1 Company Overview
9.4.2 Financial Overview
9.4.3 Product Portfolio
9.4.4 Business Strategies
9.4.5 Recent Developments
9.5 Measurement Specialties
9.5.1 Overview
9.5.2 Financial Overview
9.5.3 Product Portfolio
9.5.4 Business Strategies
9.5.5 Recent Developments
9.6 Royal Philips Electronics NV
9.6.1 Company Overview
9.6.2 Financial Overview
9.6.3 Product Portfolio
9.6.4 Business Strategies
9.6.5 Recent Developments
9.7 Stmicroelectronics
9.7.1 Company Overview
9.7.2 Financial Overview
9.7.3 Product Portfolio
9.7.4 Business Strategies
9.7.5 Recent Developments
9.8 Texas Instruments Inc.
9.8.1 Company Overview
9.8.2 Financial Overview
9.8.3 Product Portfolio
9.8.4 Business Strategies
9.8.5 Recent Developments

List of Figures

FIG. 1 Global MEMS Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Sensors, 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 3 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Applications, 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 4 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By End Users, 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 5 Porter's Five Forces Analysis for the Global MEMS Market
FIG. 6 Market Attractiveness Analysis: MEMS in Medical Applications Market, By Geography
FIG. 7 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Share Analysis of Key Players, 2012 (%)
FIG. 8 Global MEMS in Diagnostic Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 9 Global MEMS in Monitoring Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 10 Global MEMS in Surgical Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 11 Global MEMS in Therapeutic Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 12 Global MEMS Pressure Sensor in Anesthesia Delivery Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 13 Global MEMS Pressure Sensor in Cardiac Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 14 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors in Sleep Apnea Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 15 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors in Kidney Dialysis Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 16 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Infusion Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 17 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Insulin Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 18 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Blood Gas Analyzers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 19 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Respiratory Monitors Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 20 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors In Blood Pressure Monitors Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 21 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Medical Incubators Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 22 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Sleep Apnea Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 23 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Humidified Oxygen Heaters Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 24 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Ventilators Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 25 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Hemodialysis Monitors Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 26 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Anesthesia Delivery Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 27 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Blood Analyzers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 28 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Temperature And Control Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 29 Global MEMS Temperature Sensors In Others Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 30 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Anesthesia Delivery Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 31 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Sleep Apnea Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 32 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Kidney Dialysis Machines Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 33 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Gas Mixing Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 34 Global MEMS Flow Sensors In Other Devices Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 35 Global MEMS Accelerometer In Pacemakers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 36 Global MEMS Accelerometers In Defibrillators Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 37 Global MEMS Accelerometers In Others Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 38 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Imaging Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 39 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Endoscopy Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 40 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Laboratory Equipments Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 41 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors In Others Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 42 Global MEMS Micro Dispenser In Inhalers Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 43 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers In Micro Pumps Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 44 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers In Micro Needles Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 45 Global MEMS Microfluidic Chips In Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 46 Global MEMS Silicon Microphones In Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 47 Global MEMS Silicon Microphones Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 48 Global MEMS In Medical Applications Home Healthcare Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 49 Global MEMS In Medical Applications Healthcare Research Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 50 Global MEMS In Medical Applications Hospitals Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 51 North America MEMS In Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 52 Europe MEMS In Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 53 Asia Pacific MEMS In Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 54 Rest Of The World (Row) MEMS In Medical Applications Market Revenues, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
FIG. 55 Analog Devices Inc., Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 56 Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 57 GE Measurement And Control, Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 58 Honeywell Sensing And Control, Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 59 Measurement Specialties, Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million)
FIG. 60 Royal Philips Electronics NV, Annual Sales: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million) (Conversion Rate: 1 Euro = 1.30 USD)
FIG. 61 Stmicroelectronics, Inc., Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Billion)
FIG. 62 Texas Instruments Inc., Annual Revenues: 2010 – 2012 (USD Million)

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: MEMS in Medical Applications Market (2012 & 2019)
TABLE 2 Company And Implantable Sensor, By Application
TABLE 3 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 – 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 4 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Sensor Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 5 Global MEMS Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 6 Global MEMS Temperature Sensor in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 7 Global MEMS Flow Sensor in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 8 Global MEMS Accelerometer in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 9 Global MEMS Optical Image Sensors in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 10 Global MEMS Micro Dispensers in Medical Applications Market Revenue, By Types, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 11 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By End Users, 2011-2019 (USD Million)
TABLE 12 Global MEMS in Medical Applications Market Revenues, By Geography, 2011-2019 (USD Million)

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Analog Devices Inc
  • GE Measurement & Control
  • Measurement Specialties
  • Stmicroelectronics
  • Texas Instruments Inc
  • MORE

Technological advancements have revolutionized the healthcare industry by providing various healthcare solutions with accuracy. MEMS devices in medical applications are amongst these technological advancements. MEMS-embedded medical equipment are efficient to measure, diagnose and treat various medical conditions such as blood pressure, respiratory rate, body temperature disorders and others. MEMS-based medical devices are miniaturized and help to increase efficiency of various medical devices. In addition, the rise in demand for lab automation for increased efficiency would also trigger the growth of this market. Increased funding for this market is also expected to boost the growth of MEMS embedded devices. Despite all these advantages, lack of testing standardization and delay in FDA approvals would hinder the future market growth. The MEMS in medical applications market was valued to be USD 1.8 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.2% from 2013 to 2019.

MEMS-based medical devices include surgical, therapeutic, diagnostic and monitoring equipment. MEMS-embedded diagnostic equipment accounts for the largest market amongst the total MEMS medical devices market. The market for MEMS-embedded diagnostic devices in medical applications was valued at more than USD 600 million in the year 2012 and is expected to have a CAGR of over 15%.

MEMS-based medical devices are composed of various sensors which include pressure, temperature, flow, accelerometer, optical image, microdispensers for drug delivery, microfluidic chips and silicon microphones. The pressure sensor accounted to have the largest market; however, micro dispensers market for drug delivery is anticipated to have the highest growth during the forecast period. The MEMS-based medical devices market by end users includes hospitals, healthcare research and home healthcare, where hospitals accounted for the largest market.

Geographically, the North American region constituted the largest market for MEMS-based medical devices market in year 2012; however, Asia-Pacific is predicted to foresee the highest growth rate of over 20% from 2013 to 2019. This growth has been attributed to increase in diabetic population and rising disposable incomes coupled with change in lifestyle. In addition, economic development and healthcare reforms would increase the government funding in its intensive R&D and would trigger the growth of this market in Asia-Pacific region.

The major players of MEMS in medical applications market include Honeywell Sensing and Control, Analog Devices Inc., GE Measurement and Control, FreeScale, Philips Healthcare amongst other significant players.

- Analog Devices Inc
- Freescale Semiconductor Inc,
- GE Measurement & Control
- Honeywell Sensing And Control
- Measurement Specialties
- Royal Philips Electronics NV
- Stmicroelectronics
- Texas Instruments Inc

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