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Connected Care in Europe - 3rd Edition

  • ID: 4760583
  • Report
  • March 2019
  • Region: Europe
  • 170 Pages
  • Berg Insight AB
Report says 17.3 million Europeans will Use Connected Care Solutions in 2024


  • 9Solutions
  • Chubb Community Care
  • Evondos
  • Luscii
  • Posifon
  • Telefónica
  • MORE

How should the mobile industry address the vast business opportunity in the connected care market? The researcher forecasts that the number of cellular connections in the connected care market in Europe will increase from 2.4 million in 2018 to more than 8.1 million in 2024. Learn more about how wireless technology can become seamlessly integrated with telehealth and telecare solutions in this 164 page in-depth report.

Connected Care in Europe is a comprehensive report analysing the latest developments on the telehealth and telecare markets in this region. This strategic research report provides you with 165 pages of unique business intelligence including 5-year industry forecasts and expert commentary on which to base your business decisions.

This report will allow you to:

  • Profit from 30 executive interviews with market leading companies.
  • Identify key players in the connected care ecosystem.
  • Learn about the latest developments in connected care devices and services.
  • Understand the dynamics of the European healthcare and social care systems.
  • Evaluate how the adoption of next-generation solutions is proceeding.
  • Benefit from expert market analysis including detailed market forecasts lasting until 2024.

This report answers the following questions:

  • Which are the main verticals within connected care?
  • What are the main drivers on this market in Europe?
  • How many people are using telecare systems in each European country?
  • What are the general technology trends for connected care products?
  • Which are the leading telecare equipment providers in Europe?
  • How will the connected care market evolve in the next five years?
  • How will the markets for telehealth, telecare and smart home solutions converge?
  • What is the potential market size for cellular IoT connectivity?

Who should buy this report?
Connected Care in Europe is the foremost source of information about the telehealth and telecare solution markets in this region. Whether you are an equipment vendor, care provider, telecom operator, investor, consultant, or government agency, you will gain valuable insights from our in-depth research.

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  • 9Solutions
  • Chubb Community Care
  • Evondos
  • Luscii
  • Posifon
  • Telefónica
  • MORE

Executive summary

1 Healthcare and social care in Europe
1.1 Introduction
1.1.1 The ageing population
1.1.2 Metabolic syndrome and lifestyle-related diseases
1.2 Chronic diseases
1.2.1 Cardiovascular diseases
1.2.2 Chronic respiratory diseases
1.2.3 Diabetes
1.3 Neurological disorders, mental disorders and physical disabilities
1.3.1 Autism spectrum disorders
1.3.2 Dementia
1.3.3 Epilepsy
1.3.4 Other disorders and disabilities
1.4 Healthcare and social care systems
1.4.1 Healthcare systems
1.4.2 Social care systems
1.5 The regulatory environment
1.5.1 Medical device regulations
1.5.2 Privacy regulations
1.5.3 Standardisation

2 Traditional telecare solutions
2.1 Market overview
2.1.1 Form factors and use cases
2.1.2 Value chain
2.1.3 Competitive landscape
2. Solution providers
2.2.1 9Solutions
2.2.2 Azur Soft
2.2.3 Beghelli
2.2.4 Centra Pulse and Connect
2.2.5 Chubb Community Care
2.2.6 Doro
2.2.7 Eurocross
2.2.8 Legrand
2.2.9 Medvivo
2.2.10 TBS Group
2.2.11 TeleAlarm Group
2.2.12 Tunstall Healthcare Group
2.2.13 Urmet ATE
2.2.14 Verklizan
2.2.15 Vitakt Hausnotruf

3 Next-generation telecare solutions
3.1 Market overview
3.1.1 Form factors and use cases
3.1.2 Value chain
3.1.3 Competitive landscape
3.2 Solution providers
3.2.1 Buddi
3.2.2 ContinYou
3.2.3 Essence Group
3.2.4 Everon
3.2.5 Evondos
3.2.6 GTX Corp
3.2.7 Innospense
3.2.8 Just Checking
3.2.9 Libify
3.2.10 Limmex
3.2.12 MedicPen
3.2.13 MediRätt
3.2.14 Merck Group
3.2.15 Navigil
3.2.16 Oysta Technology
3.2.17 Posifon
3.2.18 Sensio
3.2.19 Skyresponse
3.2.20 SmartLife Care
3.2.21 Smartwatcher
3.2.22 Telenor
3.2.23 Victrix SocSan
3.2.24 Vitalbase
3.2.25 Vivago

4 Telehealth solutions
4.1 Market overview
4.1.1 Form factors and use cases
4.1.2 Value chain
4.1.3 Competitive landscape
4.2 Solution providers
4.2.1 Alphabet
4.2.2 Apple
4.2.3 Be Patient
4.2.4 BodyTel
4.2.5 BT Group
4.2.6 Capsule Technologies (Qualcomm Life)
4.2.7 Comarch
4.2.8 Dignio
4.2.9 DXC Technology
4.2.10 eDevice
4.2.11 Hope Care
4.2.12 KPN
4.2.13 Luscii
4.2.14 Medixine
4.2.15 MedM
4.2.16 OpenTeleHealth
4.2.17 S3 Connected Health
4.2.18 SHL Telemedicine
4.2.19 Telbios
4.2.20 Telefónica
4.2.21 Telia Company
4.2.22 Vitaphone
4.2.23 Voluntis

5 Market forecasts and conclusions
5.1 Market trends and analysis
5.1.1 PSTN switch off continues to drive the transition to IP-based telecare
5.1.2 Millions of new cellular connections will be needed for connected care
5.1.3 BYOD will become a popular and viable option for telehealth
5.1.4 Technological developments affect the competitive landscape
5.1.5 Integrated data systems are becoming increasingly important
5.1.6 Convergence between telecare and telehealth towards integrated care
5.1.7 From frequent readings to AI-driven patient engagement
5.1.8 Next-generation activity monitoring solutions enable new use cases
5.1.9 The interest in mobile telecare solutions is growing
5.1.10 The medication compliance monitoring market gains momentum in Europe .
5.1.11 A slowly awakening consumer market for telecare in Europe
5.2 Market forecasts
5.2.1 Traditional telecare
5.2.2 Next-generation telecare
5.2.3 Telehealth
5.3 Revenue forecasts
5.3.1 Traditional telecare
5.3.2 Next-generation telecare
5.3.3 Telehealth


List of Companies 

List of Figures
Figure 1.1: Population by age group (EU 28+2 2018–2050)
Figure 1.2: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome conditions among adults (EU 28+2 2015)
Figure 1.3: Number of people suffering from various chronic diseases (EU 28+2 2017)
Figure 1.4 Diabetes prevalence among adults age 20–79 by country (Europe 2017)
Figure 1.5: Number of people suffering from dementia, ASD and epilepsy (EU 28+2 2017) .
Figure 1.6: Total and per capita healthcare expenditure by region (Europe 2016)
Figure 1.7: Healthcare expenditure per capita by country (EU 28+2 2016)
Figure 1.8: Long-term care expenditure by country (EU 28+2 2016)
Figure 1.9: Elderly care expenditure by item (Sweden 2016)
Figure 1.10: Long term care expenditure by item (England April 2017–March 2018)
Figure 2.1: Analogue and digital telecare systems (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 2.2: Adoption of telecare services per country (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 2.3: Neat NEO telecare device
Figure 2.4: The telecare value chain
Figure 2.5: Leading providers of telecare equipment (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 2.6: Leading telecare solution providers per country (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 2.7: Overview of telecare solution providers (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 2.8: CareTech’s CareIP telecare system
Figure 2.9: Number of telecare units shipped by Legrand by country (2018)
Figure 3.1: Next-generation telecare solutions by segment (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 3.2: Adoption of activity monitoring solutions per country (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 3.3: Examples of mobile telecare devices
Figure 3.4: Care@Home activity monitoring solution
Figure 3.5: Medido medication dispensers
Figure 3.6: Compliance monitoring solution form factors
Figure 3.7: Overview of the next-generation telecare value chain
Figure 3.8: Overview of the next-generation telecare landscape
Figure 3.9: Next-generation telecare solution providers
Figure 3.10: The Evondos E300 Automatic Medicine Dispenser 
Figure 3.11: Guard2me from LOSTnFOUND
Figure 3.12: The Easypod injector and the Easypod connect transmitter
Figure 3.13: SmartLife Care’s telecare alarm system
Figure 3.14: Vivago CARE 8001 watch
Figure 4.1: Adoption of telehealth services per country (EU 28+2 2018)
Figure 4.2: Connected medical devices and the provision of care
Figure 4.3: Telehealth hub form factors
Figure 4.4: Overview of the telehealth value chain
Figure 4.5: Overview of the telehealth landscape
Figure 4.6: Telehealth solution providers
Figure 4.7: Be Patient’s eHealth platform patient dashboard
Figure 4.8: HealthGO by eDevice
Figure 4.9: Medixine Suite
Figure 4.10: MedM’s mobile applications
Figure 5.1: Analogue and digital telecare systems (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.2: Cellular connections in the connected care market (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.3: Connected care systems (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.4: Traditional telecare systems (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.5: Next-generation telecare systems (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.6: Telehealth users (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.7: Connected care market revenues (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.8: Traditional telecare market revenues (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.9: Next-generation telecare market revenues (EU 28+2 2018–2024)
Figure 5.10: Telehealth market revenues (EU 28+2 2018–2024)

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  • 9Solutions
  • Chubb Community Care
  • Evondos
  • Luscii
  • Posifon
  • Telefónica
  • MORE

According to this research report, around 7.8 million people in Europe were using connected care solutions at the end of 2018. The figure refers to users of traditional telecare, next-generation telecare and telehealth solutions in the EU28+2 countries. Until 2024, the researcher forecasts that the number of connected care users will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.1 percent to reach 17.3 million. Traditional telecare is currently the largest and most mature of the three market segments, but the next-generation telecare and telehealth market segments are expected to have a higher growth rate in the next years.

The researcher expects that traditional telecare will be overtaken by next-generation telecare as the largest segment with a forecasted 8.3 million users in 2024. However, traditional telecare will follow with 6.2 million users and telehealth with 5.6 million users at the end of the forecast period. The traditional telecare equipment market in Europe is highly consolidated. The two major players – Tunstall and Legrand – hold leading positions in nearly all markets even though they are challenged by local players such as Doro and TeleAlarm. The next-generation telecare market is on the other hand more fragmented. In addition to the leading telecare equipment vendors, companies active in the next-generation market include specialised providers such as Essence Group, Just Checking, Vitalbase and Vivago in activity monitoring; Everon, Libify, Oysta Technology, SmartLife Care and Smartwatcher in mobile telecare; and Evondos, Innospense and MediRätt in medication compliance monitoring.

The telehealth market is similarly a fragmented market that is evolving quickly and includes both start-ups and well-established solution providers such as BodyTel, Capsule Technologies, Comarch, eDevice, Luscii, OpenTeleHealth and SHL Telemedicine. The European connected care industry is facing major changes that will reshape the competitive environment for solution vendors and service providers during the coming years. One of the main developments is the ongoing digitalisation of telephone networks around Europe. Large-scale replacements of telecare equipment will be needed as analogue devices do not function reliably on digitalised networks.

At the same time, the market has seen new types of solutions that can advance the delivery of care to the next level. This includes next-generation telecare systems with new functions and more attractive design, as well as integrated solutions that enable a combined delivery of telecare and telehealth services. While the solutions are improving year-by-year, the adoption of next-generation telecare and telehealth solutions is still modest. “Connected care actors want to innovate and provide better solutions for people, but they are held back by the slow adoption in public care systems in Europe”, said Sebastian Hellström, IoT Analyst. He adds that positive signs can be seen in countries such as Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom where insurers, legislators and national health systems have taken steps to implement next-generation telecare and telehealth solutions at a larger scale.

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  • 9Solutions
  • Alphabet
  • Apple
  • Azur Soft
  • BT Group
  • Be Patient
  • Beghelli
  • BodyTel
  • Buddi
  • Capsule Technologies (Qualcomm Life)
  • Centra Pulse and Connect
  • Chubb Community Care
  • Comarch
  • ContinYou
  • DXC Technology
  • Dignio
  • Doro
  • eDevice
  • Essence Group
  • Eurocross
  • Everon
  • Evondos
  • GTX Corp
  • Hope Care
  • Innospense
  • Just Checking
  • KPN
  • Legrand
  • Libify
  • Limmex
  • Luscii
  • MedM
  • MediRätt
  • MedicPen
  • Medixine
  • Medvivo
  • Merck Group
  • Navigil
  • OpenTeleHealth
  • Oysta Technology
  • Posifon
  • S3 Connected Health
  • SHL Telemedicine
  • Sensio
  • Skyresponse
  • SmartLife Care
  • Smartwatcher
  • TBS Group
  • Telbios
  • TeleAlarm Group
  • Telefónica
  • Telenor
  • Telia Company
  • Tunstall Healthcare Group
  • Urmet ATE
  • Verklizan
  • Victrix SocSan
  • Vitakt Hausnotruf
  • Vitalbase
  • Vitaphone
  • Vivago
  • Voluntis
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The Internet of Things is very diverse. There are hundreds of different use cases, each with different dynamics. The starting point is to segment the market.

The analyst begins with a number of sectors: Automotive, Cities, Health, Industry, Home, Industrial, Energy, Retail and Consumer Electronics. Each of these sectors breaks down into a number of applications. In total across all sectors, the analyst examines around 150 separate applications. It is at this application level that they generate their IoT forecast. The analyst builds reliable data bottom-up. They take into consideration the current adoption rate, regulations, demographics, vertical-specific statistics, value chain structure, etc.

The rigorous data collection methods are based on first-hand and secondary sources. The analyst conducts many hundreds of executive interviews on a yearly basis with companies from all parts of the IoT value chain.  They talk to on a regular basis all major mobile operator groups and regulators as well as the chipset, module, and terminal vendors. They also interview many companies in each of the vertical markets.