Dublin, May 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Microfluidics - A Global Market Overview" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Point of Care (PoC) Diagnostics is projected the fastest growing application area of microfluidics with a CAGR of 19.2% and is also estimated the largest consumer of microfluidics estimated at US$1.6 billion in 2017 and expected to touch US$4.5 billion in 2023.

Microfluidics can be described as the manipulation and analysis of minute volumes of fluid and has evolved over the past three decades into a powerful technology with a number of established and relevant applications within the biological sciences. The research and development conducted over the years in this unique technology has yielded an abundance of techniques that enhance biological assays through the miniaturization of existing methods, in addition to developing innovative analytical approaches.

Research Findings & Coverage

  • Global market for Microfluidics analyzed in this report with respect to microfluidic components, material type, major applications and key end-use sectors
  • The report exclusively analyzes each component, material type, application area and end-use sector microfluidics by major geographic region
  • Organ/Body-on-a-Chip Based on Microfluidic Technology the Next Big Thing in Drug Discovery?
  • PADs and TAS: Innovative Microfluidic Tools for the Future
  • Microfluidics Enters the Arena of Cosmetics
  • Microfluidics Shifts from Clean Rooms to Makerspaces
  • Key business trends focusing on product innovations/developments, M&As, JVs and other recent industry developments
  • Major companies profiled - 31
  • The industry guide includes the contact details for 594 companies

Product Outline

The report analyzes the market for the components of Microfluidics including:

  • Microfluidic Chips
  • Microneedles
  • Micropumps
  • Following material types of Microfluidics are analyzed in the study:
  • Glass
  • Polymers
  • Silicon
  • Others
  • The study explores the market for applications of Microfluidics comprise the following:
  • Agro-Food Testing
  • Drug Delivery
  • Drug Discovery
  • Life Science Research
  • Point-of-Care (PoC) Diagnostics
  • End-use sectors studied in the report include the following:
  • Academic & Research Institutes
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Homecare Settings
  • Hospitals

Analysis Period, Units and Growth Rates

  • The report reviews, analyzes and projects the global Microfluidics market for the period 2014-2023 in terms of market value in US$ and the compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) projected from 2017 through 2023

Geographic Coverage

  • North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
  • Europe (France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Rest of World

Key Topics Covered:


1.1 Product Outline
1.1.1 An Introduction to Microfluidics A History of Microfluidics Benefits of Microfluidics
1.1.2 Microfluidic Components Microfluidic Chips Fabrication of Microfluidic Chips Design of Microfluidic Channels Fabricating the Microfluidic Mold by Photolithography Molding of Microfluidic Chips Completion of the Microfluidic Device Materials Used for Fabricating Microfluidic Chips Silicon Glass Polymers Elastomers Thermoplastic Polymers Other Materials Ceramic Paper Hydrogels Cyclic-Olefin Copolymers (COC) Paper/Polymer Hybrid Microneedles Types of Microneedles Structure of Microneedles Shape of Microneedles Materials for Fabricating Microneedles Applications of Microneedles Fabrication of Microneedles Mircopumps Design Specifications and Parameters of Micropumps Actuator Valves Chamber or Reservoir Nozzle/Diffuser Element Mechanical Micropumps Piezoelectric Micropumps Electrostatic Micropumps Thermopneuamtic Micropumps Electromagnetic Micropumps Bimetallic Micropumps Ion Conductive Polymer Film (ICPF) Micropumps Phase Change Micropumps Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Micropumps Non-Mechanical Micropumps Electroosmotic (EO) Micropumps Electrowetting (EW) Micropumps Electrochemical Micropumps Evaporation Micropumps Bubble Micropumps Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Micropumps Flexural Planer Wave (FPW) Micropumps Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) Micropumps
1.1.3 Applications of Microfluidics Agro-Food Testing Food Safety Food Processing Water Quality Monitoring Drug Delivery Drug Delivery at the Cellular Level Drug Delivery at Tissue Level Drug Delivery at the Organism Level Solid Microneedles Hollow Microneedles Coated Microneedles Dissolvable Microneedles Drug Discovery Life Science Research Point-of-Care (PoC) Diagnostics Glass-Based Microfluidic Devices Applications of Glass-Based Microfluidic Devices Silicon-Based Microfluidic Devices Applications of Silicon-Based Microfluidic Devices Polymer-Based Microfluidic Devices Application of Polymer-Based Microfluidic Devices Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices Application of Paper-Based Microfluidic Biosensors

2.1 Organ/Body-on-a-Chip Based on Microfluidic Technology the Next Big Thing in Drug Discovery?
2.2 PADs and TAS: Innovative Microfluidic Tools for the Future
2.3 Microfluidics Enters the Arena of Cosmetics
2.4 Microfluidics Shifts from Clean Rooms to Makerspaces
2.5 LEGO Bricks for Microfluidics
2.6 Microfluidic Devices Facilitate Studies of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
2.7 Microfluidics Gives Hope to Infertile Males


  • Abbott Laboratories (United States)
  • Agilent Technologies, Inc. (United States)
  • Bartels Mikrotechnik GmbH (Germany)
  • Becton, Dickinson And Company (United States)
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (United States)
  • Blacktrace Holdings Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • Danaher Corporation (United States)
  • Elveflow (France)
  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. (Switzerland)
  • Fluidigm Corporation (United States)
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP (United States)
  • IDEX Health & Science LLC (United States)
  • Illumina, Inc. (United States)
  • Johnson & Johnson (United States)
  • Microfluidic Chipshop GmbH (Germany)
  • Micronics, Inc. (United States)
  • Micronit Microtechnologies B.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Perkinelmer, Inc. (United States)
  • Qiagen NV (The Netherlands)
  • Shimadzu Corporation (Japan)
  • Siemens Healthcare Gmbh (Germany)
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (United States)
  • uFluidix (Canada)


  • SCIEX's OptiFlow Quant Solution for BioPharma Peptide Quantitation Introduced
  • Shimadzu Corp's Nexera Mikros Launched
  • IDEX Health & Science Acquires thinXXS Microtechnology
  • Siemens Healthineers Launches Advanced Diagnostics Analyzers
  • Thermo Fisher Develops Solution Based on Ion Torrent Technology
  • Fluidigm Corp and Baylor Genetics in a Licensing Alliance
  • Fluidigm Collaborates with Ascendas Genomics
  • Fluidigm's Immuno-Oncology Gene Expression Assay for Translational and Clinical Research Launched
  • Dolomite Microfluidics Introduces its Telos Droplet System
  • Emulate's Organ-on-a-Chip Technology Employed by FDA for Toxicology Testing
  • Becton, Dickinson's Grants Early Access to BD Resolve Single-Cell Analysis Platform
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories Acquires RainDance Technologies
  • New Medium-Cell High-Throughput Integrated Fluidic Circuit Launched by Fluidigm
  • RainDance Technologies Introduces RainDrop Plus Digital PCR System
  • Fluidigm and GenomOncology in an Alliance
  • Danaher Acquires Cepheid
  • RainDance Technologies Unveils its Picodroplet Platform
  • QIAGEN's QIAscout for Single-Cell Isolation Introduced
  • Emulate in Research Partnerships
  • Microfluidic Majors and Two Universities Team Up
  • Fluidigm's San Francisco and Singapore Facilities Granted ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Certification
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific and 908 Devices Present Novel Separation Technology
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Instruments
  • Fluidigm's Single-Cell TCR Sequencing on the C1 System Introduced
  • New Integrated Fluidic Circuits for Single-Cell Genomics on the C1 Launched by Fluidigm
  • Merger of Micronit and iX-factory Completed
  • Dolomite's 3D Fluidics Printer Makes its Debut
  • QIAGEN Forms Joint Marketing and Development Alliance with 10x Genomics
  • 10x Genomics and Illumina in a Joint Marketing Collaboration
  • Agilent and 10x Genomics in a Partnership
  • BD's New Next Generation Sequencing Library Prep System Launched
  • Dolomite Launches High Speed Imaging for Microfluidics
  • Agilent's Agreement with PerkinElmer Extended
  • RainDance Technologies in Collaboration with Blood Systems Research Institute
  • Dolomite introduces its Encapsulator 1 System
  • Dolomite Launches Single Cell RNA-Seq Chip
  • SCIEX Introduces New M3 MicroLC System
  • Fluidigm Releases High Throughput Single-Cell mRNA Sequencing Workflow for the C1
  • CiDRA Precision Services Taken Over by IDEX Corp
  • Fluidigm in a Strategic Alliance with OpGen
  • Emulate and Janssen Biotech in a Strategic Partnership
  • Fluidigm Debuts its Callisto System
  • Fluidigm C1 System Equipped with Single-Cell Epigenetics
  • Dolomite Showcases Flow Chemistry Systems at 250th ACS Exposition
  • Abbott's i-STAT Total -hCG Test Receives FDA Clearance
  • RainDance Technologies Appoints Distributors for Europe and the Middle East
  • Fluidigm Unveils Polaris

5.1 Global Microfluidics Market Overview by Component
5.1.1 Global Microfluidics Component Market Overview by Geographic Region Microfluidic Chips Microneedles Micropumps
5.2 Global Microfluidics Market Overview by Material
5.2.1 Global Microfluidics Material Market Overview by Geographic Region Glass Polymers Silicon Other Materials
5.3 Global Microfluidics Market Overview by Application
5.3.1 Global Microfluidics Application Market Overview by Geographic Region Agro-Food Testing Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Life Science Research Point-of-Care (PoC) Diagnostics
5.4 Global Microfluidics Market Overview by End-User
5.4.1 Global Microfluidics End-User Market Overview by Geographic Region Academic & Research Institutes Diagnostic Laboratories Homecare Settings Hospitals

Companies Mentioned

  • 10x Genomics
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Agilent Technologies, Inc.
  • BD
  • Bartels Mikrotechnik GmbH
  • Baylor Genetics
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
  • Biofluidix GmbH
  • Blacktrace Holdings Ltd.
  • Cepheid
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Dolomite Microfluidics
  • Elveflow
  • Emulate
  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • Fluidigm Corporation
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
  • iX-factory
  • IDEX Health & Science LLC
  • Illumina, Inc.
  • Janssen Biotech
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
  • Microfluidic Chipshop GmbH
  • Micronics, Inc.
  • Micronit Microtechnologies B.V.
  • Perkinelmer, Inc.
  • Positiveid Corporation
  • Qiagen NV
  • RainDance Technologies, Inc.
  • Rave N.P., Inc.
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Shimadzu Corporation
  • Siemens Healthcare GmbH
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
  • thinXXS Microtechnology
  • uFluidix

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