Archive for the ‘Market research’ Category

Medtech Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Markets Outlined in Swiss Report

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

The pace of change in the healthcare business landscape continues to accelerate. While some traditional markets are stagnant, emerging markets have become the new Promised Land for the medical device industry. By 2016, for instance, Brazil, Russia, India and China, the so-called BRICs, will be among the top 10 life ...

Behavioural Change is Key to Success for Life Science Companies, Ernst & Young Report Finds

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

A new report by Ernst & Young declares that every company engaged in healthcare soon will need to enter the behavioural change business. The report is titled "Progressions: The third place: health care everywhere." It is the first one in the Progressions series of reports that focuses not only on ...

Eucomed MedTech Forum Introduces Contract for a Healthy Future

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

The lights dim and the video starts. The visuals go from zero to 100 in under a second. Jumpy cinematography and a metallic colour palette underlined by an insistent score give the film a Mission Impossible flavour. You glimpse medical personnel and some frantic activity, and, all too soon, it ...

Changing Healthcare Imaging Markets Motivate Technological Innovation

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

According to a report released by Frost & Sullivan's research service European Women’s Healthcare Imaging Markets, the mammography systems market in Europe is at the beginning of a new cycle as analogue systems are being replaced by digital systems. In the past, the replacement cycle of these systems was about eight to ...

White Paper Discusses Strategic Product Lifecycle Management

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

A white paper titled “Strategic Product Life Cycle Management Partnerships as the New Means of Competitive Advantage for Medical Technology Companies” has been published by Frost & Sullivan. This document explores a partnership with global supply chain provider Celestica, which offers end-to-end product lifecycle services throughout a global operations network. ...

The Pulse of the Industry Nouveau Est Arrivé

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

It won’t perk up a party quite like a Beaujolais nouveau, but it has considerably more body and, at least within one rarefied segment of society, is just as eagerly anticipated. Now in its third edition, Ernst & Young’s Pulse of the Industry is typically published a couple of weeks ...

Plastic Challenges Glass for Prefillable Syringe Market Share

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Glass or plastic? In the prefillable syringe (PFS) market, the answer increasingly will be plastic, according to medtech consultancy Greystone Associates. While PFS suppliers continue to compete for customers in a sector reporting double-digit annual unit growth, leading companies are quietly manoeuvring to gain advantage in the next major PFS ...

M&A Activity on the Rise in Europe’s Medical Imaging Market

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

The relative financial well-being of the healthcare industry is leading to a rebirth of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, notably in the European medical imaging market, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Drug makers, research labs, equipment manufacturers and healthcare technology companies have been the active acquirers, whereas hospitals, ...

Survey Highlights Healthcare Industry’s Innovation Gap

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

We know that money can't buy you love. Apparently, it can't buy you innovation, either, according to the Innovation Index released jointly by consultancy Strategos and stock research company wRatings. Even though R&D spending among US pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies increased by 2% in 2009, when virtually every other sector ...

US Implantables Market Set for Growth

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Trends in the US implantables market are presented in a new study from the Freedonia Group Inc.. Some of its highlights, including the products with the greatest opportunities are outlined below. Orthopaedics. Demand for orthopaedic implants will grow by 8.8 percent annually to reach nearly $26 billion in 2014. The market ...

China’s Healthcare Reform: One Year On

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

In its latest report on China, market research company InMedica reminds us that in April 2009, the Chinese government announced the guidelines for healthcare reform, which is aimed at providing universal healthcare services to the country’s 1.3 billion population. China is to invest 850 billion RMB ($124 billion) on healthcare ...

The Home Is the Place to Do Good Business

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

The European intravenous (IV) therapy and enteral nutrition device market earned revenues of US$2423.0 million in 2008 and these are expected to grow to US$2981.2 million in 2012, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan (F&S). Its report covers catheters, infusion pumps, administration sets, feeding tubes and feeding pumps. ...