Emma Lavelle, whose WREX exoskeleton was printed on a Stratasys 3D printer.
A new report on the estimated value of 3D printing in the medical sphere has been published.
Transparency Market Research has published a 112-page dossier entitled 3D Printing in Medical Applications Market (Medical Implants (Dental, Orthopedic, Cranio-maxillofacial), Surgical Guides, Surgical Instruments, Bio-engineered Products) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013-2019 covering the perceived trajectory of this growth sector.
The report includes a forecast of the worldwide market for applications of 3D printing in healthcare in terms of its value in US dollars for this six-year period, with 2012 being treated as a base year. Furthermore, current market trends and recent developments have been taken into consideration while determining the rate of expansion for the global 3D printing medical applications market.
The geographic landscape the report covers focuses primarily on North America, Europe and Asia, with the Rest of World (RoW).
The overall market for 3D printing in medical applications has been categorised in the report based on its applications, raw materials and technology. The applications market has been centred only on the medical applications of additive manufacturing and further segmentation has been provided including implants surgical guides, surgical instruments and bioengineered products.
The 3D printing technology market includes technologies that are used extensively in medical applications for manufacturing bio-models comprising laser beam melting, electron beam melting, photopolymerisation and droplet deposition manufacturing.
Finally, the raw material market comprises metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics and others.
Some of the significant players outlined in this report include 3D Systems, Stratasys, EnvisionTEC, Arcam and Materialise and they have been profiled on the basis of each company's overview, recent developments and strategies for growth, sustainability and finances.
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