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Advances in Medical Manufacturing

Advances in Medical Manufacturing

This research service assesses the various emerging manufacturing technologies and their impact on the medical device manufacturing in the next 5 Years. 3D printing is one of the technologies that is changing the landscape of manufacturing in various industries. Medical device manufacturing is no exception as a industry that doesn’t derive immense benefits from 3D printing. Similarly, 3 other technologies and their impact on medical device manufacturing is assessed in this research study.

This research service provides:
Trends, insights, and technologies of focus for stakeholders in this segment
An overview of technology Megatrends impacting medical Devices.
A review of key technological/business challenges influencing the implementation of such technologies
Emerging market needs likely to shape R&D efforts in the near future to aid stakeholders to plan their R&D portfolios effectively
Strategic insights and technology assessment of wireless charging technologies based on Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) Analysis.
Insights into the road ahead for adaptation of emerging technologies in medical device manufacturing in the next 5 years.


  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • Research Methodology
    • Key Findings
  • Industry Overview
    • Overview of Medical Devices Manufacturing
    • Classification of Medical Devices
    • Classification of Medical Devices - USA (FDA)
    • Classification of Medical Devices - Europe
    • Classification of Medical Devices - Australia
  • Megatrend Impact
    • Megatrends in Healthcare influencing Medical Devices Manufacturing
  • Assessment of Emerging Manufacturing Technologies in Medical Device Manufacturing
    • Influence of Manufacturing Technologies on Medical Devices Sector
      • 3D Printing
      • Composites Manufacturing
      • Multi-material Joining
      • Micro Manufacturing
  • Industry Drivers and Challenges
    • Factors Influencing Medical Device Manufacturing-Industry Drivers and Challenges
    • Industry Drivers Explained
    • Industry Challenges Explained
  • Key Innovations Assessment
    • Two Material Joining Technology - MRPC, USA
    • Micro Manufacturing Services for Medical Devices - Microtek LLC, USA
    • Ultra Short Pulse Laser - Laser Competence Center (LCC), Tampere University of Technology, Finland
    • Composite materials for Medical Devices - CIBOR, National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita State University, USA
    • Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polyetheretherketone (Carbon/PEEK) Implants - Icotec AG, Switzerland
    • 3D Printing Solutions for Medical Device Prototyping and Dental Implants - Stratasys Ltd, USA
    • 3D Printed Hearing Aids and Dental Implants - Envisiotec GMBH, Germany
    • Electron Beam Melting for 3D Printing of Orthopedic Implants - Arcam AB, Sweden
    • Solar Powered Mobile 3D Printers for Low-cost Medical Supplies and Custom Medical Devices - 3D4MD, Canada
    • 3D Printing using Ultralow Magnetic Field to Print Catheters - Northeastern University, USA
  • Opportunity Evaluation and Technology Impact Assessment (2015-2020)
    • Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP)-Based Technology Impact Assessment
    • Criteria Definitions-Level 0
    • Sub-Criteria Definition-Level 1 and Alternatives
    • Alternatives Description
    • Level 0 and Level 1 Criteria-Priority Values
    • Comparison of Alternatives against Level 0 Criteria
      • Table Comparison of Alternatives against Level 0 Criteria
    • Alternatives Comparison against Level 1 Criteria-Technology Capabilities and Market Aspect
      • Table Comparison of Alternatives with Level 1 Criteria-Technology Maturity
      • Table Comparison of Alternatives with Level 1 Criteria-Technology Capability
      • Table Comparison of Alternatives with Level 1 Criteria-Economic Factors
      • Table Comparison of Alternatives with Level 1 Criteria-Application Requirements
    • Final Priority Values
    • AHP-based Insights

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