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Global Life Science Microscopy Devices Market $12.5 Billion by 2027

The global market for life science microscopy devices predicted to reach nearly $12.5 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period, driven by innovative, powerful, and relatively inexpensive tools for early disease diagnostics, increasing micrographic research and development activities, as well as growth of semiconductor and nanotechnology industries.

Global Life Science Microscopy Devices Market

Three basic types of microscopy devices include optical, electron (or ion), and scanning probe microscope.

  • Light sources commonly used in optical microscopes include arc-discharge lamps, incandescent tungsten-halogen bulbs, LEDs, and lasers.
    • Fluorescence, confocal, UV, near-infrared and multiple transmission technologies are used in optical microscopes. Illumination techniques used in optical microscopes include bright field, dark field, cross-polarized light, and phase contrast.
  • The electron microscope has greater resolving power compared to the light microscope which allows the viewing of finer details of tiny objects. 
    • The electron microscope is extensively used in scientific laboratories globally to study biological samples such as cells, microbes, and biopsies, crystalline or metal structures, and surface characteristics of various materials. 
      • Both optical and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) are often used to optimize particle size, morphology and roughness of pharmaceutical materials.
  • Scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) use a range of tools to produce images of surfaces and structures at the nanoscale level. 
    • Different types of SPMs include atomic force microscopes, magnetic force microscopes, and scanning tunneling microscopes.
Microscopy Devices Market

The global microscopy devices market report provides market size ($million 2017 to 2027), market share, growth trends and forecast (CAGR%, 2021 to 2027). 

The global market for microscopy devices segmented by product [optical microscopes (inverted microscopes, stereo microscopes, phase contrast microscopes, fluorescence microscopes, confocal scanning microscopes, near field scanning microscopes, other optical microscopes), electron microscopes (transmission electron microscopes, scanning electron microscopes), scanning probe microscopes (scanning tunneling microscopes, atomic force microscopes), other microscopes], application (cell biology, clinical pathology, biomedical engineering, pharmacology and toxicology, neuroscience), and geography.

  • Based on the broader product categories, the optical microscopy devices segment accounted for the largest share of the total market, owing to being the oldest microscope, low cost and low operating costs due to a substantially cheaper energy source, coupled with its extensive adoption in microelectronics, material sciences, nanophysics, pharmaceutical research and biotechnology.
    • Depending on the design, the optical microscopes have many variants such as inverted microscopes, stereomicroscopes, phase contrast microscopes, fluorescence microscopes, confocal scanning microscopes and near-field scanning microscopes.
      • The inverted microscopes sub-segment held the largest revenue share of the optical microscopes, due to broad range of applications in both life sciences and semiconductor industries.
      • The fluorescence microscopes sub-segment anticipated to witness the fastest growth rate in the coming years, as these are mostly used in neuroscience and cell biology applications such as imaging structural components of very small specimens, carrying out viability study on cell population, imaging genetic material within a cell and viewing specific cells within a large population.

The global market for life science microscopy devices research report is further divided by geography into North America (U.S., Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA) and Rest of the World.

The global life science microscopy devices market report also provides the detailed market landscape (market drivers, restraints, opportunities), market attractiveness analysis and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and services offered, and recent developments.

Major competitors operating in global microscopy devices market and included in the report are Bruker Corporation, Cameca SAS, Carl Zeiss AG, Danish Micro Engineering A/S (Semilab Germany GmbH), Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, JEOL Ltd., Keysight Technologies, Inc., Leica Microsystems GmbH, Nikon Corporation, NT-MDT Spectrum Instruments, Olympus Corporation, and Thermo Fisher Scientific (Field Electron and Ion Company, FEI).

  • Product
    • Optical Microscopes
      • Inverted Microscopes
      • Confocal Scanning Microscopes
      • Fluorescence Microscopes
      • Near Field Scanning Microscopes
      • Phase Contrast Microscopes
      • Stereo Microscopes
      • Other Optical Microscopes
    • Electron Microscopes
      • Scanning Electron Microscopes
      • Transmission Electron Microscopes
    • Scanning Probe Microscopes
      • Atomic Force Microscopes
      • Scanning Tunneling Microscopes
    • Other Microscopes
  • Application
    • Cell Biology
    • Clinical/Pathology
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Pharmacology and Toxicology
    • Neuroscience
  • Geography
    • North America (U.S., Canada)
    • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU)
    • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC)
    • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA)
    • Rest of the World
  • Company Profiles
    • Bruker Corporation
    • Cameca SAS
    • Carl Zeiss AG
    • Danish Micro Engineering A/S (Semilab Germany GmbH)
    • FEI Company
    • Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
    • JEOL Ltd.
    • Keysight Technologies, Inc.
    • Leica Microsystems GmbH
    • Nikon Corporation
    • NT-MDT Spectrum Instruments
    • Olympus Corporation
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific (Field Electron and Ion Company, FEI)

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