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Global Microspheres Market 2017-2021

Global Microspheres Market 2017-2021

About Microspheres

Microspheres enhance the bioavailability of conventional drugs and reduce side effects. They are free-flowing, discrete spherical particles, and vary widely in quality, uniformity, particle size, and distribution. Microspheres have varied applications depending on their material and size. The applications of microspheres largely depend on the level 1 parameters, which are further streamlined depending on the level 2 parameters. Below mentioned are some of the key properties of microspheres that are considered conditional for different applications.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global microspheres market to grow at a CAGR of 10.72% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global microspheres market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of microspheres.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Microspheres Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • 3M
  • AkzoNobel
  • Chase
  • Momentive Performance Materials
  • Potters Industries
  • Sigmund Lindner
Other prominent vendors
  • Cospheric
  • Dennert Poraver
  • Luminex
  • Microspheres-Nanospheres
  • MO-SCI
  • Polysciences
  • Richard Baker Harrison
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Trelleborg Applied Technologies
Market driver
  • Promising growth in medical technology sector
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Fluctuating raw material prices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Biodegradable microspheres trending in chemotherapeutic drug delivery
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Outlook
      • Table Key properties of microspheres
      • Table Types of microspheres based on structure
      • Table Process routes for preparation of microspheres
      • Table Synthetic polymers employed in preparation of microspheres
      • Table Natural polymers employed in preparation of microspheres
  • Market landscape
    • Global microspheres market
      • Table Global microspheres market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by raw material type
    • Global microspheres market by raw material type
      • Table Global microspheres market by raw material type 2016
      • Table Global microspheres market by raw material type 2021
      • Table Global microspheres market by raw material type 2016 and 2021
    • Global glass microspheres market
      • Table Global glass microspheres market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global glass microspheres market 2016-2021
    • Global microspheres market by other raw materials
      • Table Global microspheres market by other raw materials 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market by other raw materials 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global microspheres market by type
      • Table Global microspheres market by type 2016
      • Table Global microspheres market by type 2021
      • Table Global microspheres market by type 2016 and 2021
    • Global hollow microspheres market
      • Table Global hollow microspheres market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global hollow microspheres market 2016-2021
    • Global solid microspheres market
      • Table Global solid microspheres market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global solid microspheres market 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global microspheres market by application
      • Table Global microspheres market by application 2016
      • Table Global microspheres market by application 2021
      • Table Global microspheres market by application 2016 and 2021
    • Global microspheres market in medical technology sector
      • Table Global microspheres market in medical technology sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market in medical technology sector 2016- 2021
    • Global microspheres market in construction composites sector
      • Table Global microspheres market in construction composites sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market in construction composites sector 2016-2021
    • Global microspheres market in pharmaceutical sector
      • Table Global microspheres market in pharmaceutical sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market in pharmaceutical sector 2016-2021
    • Global microspheres market in cosmetics and personal care sector
      • Table Global microspheres market in cosmetics and personal care sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market in cosmetics and personal care sector 2016-2021
    • Global microspheres market in other sectors
      • Table Global microspheres market in other sectors ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global microspheres market in other sectors 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global microspheres market by geography
      • Table Global microspheres market by geography 2016
      • Table Global microspheres market by geography 2021
      • Table Global microspheres market by geography 2016 and 2021
    • Microspheres market in North America
      • Table Microspheres market in North America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Microspheres market in North America 2016-2021
      • Table Major microspheres markets in North America
    • Microspheres market in Europe
      • Table Microspheres market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Microspheres market in Europe 2016-2021
      • Table Major microspheres markets in Europe
    • Microspheres market in APAC
      • Table Microspheres market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Construction market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ trillions)
      • Table Market forecast: Microspheres market in APAC 2016-2021
      • Table Major microspheres markets in APAC
    • Microspheres market in ROW
      • Table Microspheres market in ROW 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Microspheres market in ROW 2016-2021
      • Table Major microspheres markets in ROW
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global medical technology market 2016-2020 (%)
      • Table Application of microspheres in drug delivery
    • Impact of drivers on key regions
      • Table Impact of drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Europe Brent Spot price FOB 2010-2015 ($ per barrel)
    • Impact of challenges on key regions
      • Table Impact of challenges
  • Market trends
    • High consumption of microspheres in healthcare sector
    • Biodegradable microspheres trending in chemotherapeutic drug delivery
      • Table Advantages of using biodegradable polymeric drug delivery product
    • Continuous improvement efforts to enhance market penetration
  • Vendor landscape
    • Porter's generic strategy
      • Table Porter's generic strategy
    • Growth strategies
      • Table Growth strategies
    • Value chain
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key market vendors
      • Table Key market vendors 2016
    • 3M
      • Table 3M: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table 3M: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • AkzoNobel
      • Table AkzoNobel: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table AkzoNobel: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Chase
      • Table Chase: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Chase: Business segmentation by geography 2016
    • Momentive Performance Materials
      • Table Momentive Performance Materials: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Momentive Performance Materials: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Potters Industries
    • Sigmund Lindner
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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