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4D Printing in Healthcare Market, 2026 by Component (Equipment, 3D printer SMM, Hydrogels, Software, Service, Cells), Technology (FDM, SLS, Stereolithography), Application (Research Model, Implant)

DUBLIN, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "4D Printing in Healthcare Market by Component (Equipment, 3D printer SMM, Hydrogels, Software, Service, Cells), Technology (FDM, SLS, Stereolithography), Application (Research Model, Implant), End user - Global Forecast to 2026" report has been added to's offering.

The 4D printing in healthcare market is projected to reach USD 31.63 million by 2026 from USD 8.54 million in 2021, at a CAGR of 29.9% during the forecast period.

The market for 4D printing in healthcare is primarily driven by technological advancements in 3D printing technology, such as the development of smart, programmable materials. On the other hand, high development and production costs, need for compliance with regulatory and performance standards that will slow product launches, and potential safety hazards are the factors restraining the growth of this market.

However, the growing demand for 4D-printed organs, medical implants, and the wide range of applications of 4D printing technology in dentistry are expected to provide growth opportunities for players in the market. In this report, the 4D printing in the healthcare market has been segmented on the basis of component, technology, application, end-user, and region.

The 4D printing in the healthcare market is a highly diversified and competitive market, with several big as well as emerging players. Players in the market include 3D Systems (US), Organovo Holdings Inc. (US), Stratasys Ltd. (US and Israel), Dassault Systmes (France), Materialise (Belgium), EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems (Germany), EnvisionTEC (Germany), and Poietis (France).

The majority of companies are focusing on adopting organic as well as inorganic growth strategies such as product launches, expansions, mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, agreements, and collaborations to increase their product offerings, cater to the unmet needs of customers, increase their profitability, and expand their presence in the global market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 4D Printing in Healthcare: Market Overview
4.2 4D Printing in Healthcare, By Component
4.3 4D Printing in Healthcare, By Technology and Region, 2021
4.4 Geographic Snapshot: 4D Printing in Healthcare

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 4D Printing in Medical Market Drivers Technological Advancements in 3D Printing
5.2.2 Market Restraints and Challenges High Development and Production Costs Potential Safety Hazards Compliance With Regulatory and Performance Standards
5.2.3 4D Printing in Medical Market Opportunities Growing Demand for Organ Transplants 4D-Printed Medical Implants Applications of 4D Printing Technology in Dentistry

6 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Component
6.1 Introduction
6.1.1 Software & Services Software & Services Segment to Witness the Highest Growth During the Forecast Period
6.2 Equipment
6.2.1 3D Bioprinters 3D Bioprinters Aid in the Production of Complex Living and Non-Living Biological Products
6.2.2 3D Printers Continuous Technological Advancements in Existing 3D Printers to Support Market Growth
6.3 Programmable Materials
6.3.1 Living Cells Living Cells have the ability to Fabricate Human-Scale Tissues in A Defined and Stable Method
6.3.2 Hydrogels Smart Hydrogels are Current Areas of Focus for Researchers in the Market
6.3.3 Shape-Memory Materials Shape-Memory Materials have the Ability to Get Back to Their Original Shape in Response to an Appropriate Stimulus

7 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Technology
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Fused Deposition Modelling
7.2.1 Ability of FDM to Provide Biocompatible, Durable and Stable Products is Responsible for the Growth of This Market
7.3 Polyjet
7.3.1 Advantages of Polyjet Printing Will Drive Its Use in the Coming Years
7.4 Stereolithography
7.4.1 Increasing Demand for Stereolithography in Manufacturing of Medical Devices is A Major Market Driver
7.5 Selective Laser Sintering
7.5.1 Manufacturing Benefits of Sls Technologies Form the Major Growth Driver

8 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Application
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Medical and Research Models
8.2.1 Medical & Research Models is the Largest & Fastest-Growing Application Segment of the Market
8.3 Surgical Guides
8.3.1 Effective Role of Surgical Guides in Complex Surgical Procedures to Drive the Growth of This Application Segment
8.4 Patient-Specific Implants
8.4.1 Advantages Offered By Patient-Specific Implants Over Standard Implants to Drive Market Growth

9 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By End User
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Dental Laboratories
9.2.1 Applications of 4D Printing in Production of Restorative Materials and Prosthetics Will Drive Demand
9.3 Hospitals & Clinics
9.3.1 Growing Demand for Organ Transplantation to Drive the Demand for 4D Printing in Hospitals and Clinics
9.4 Other End Users

10 4D Printing in Healthcare Market, By Region
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 North America to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Favorable Developments in the 3D Printing Space in Europe are Creating A Favorable Environment for Market Growth
10.4 Asia
10.4.1 Japan is Expected to Be A Potential Growth Market in the Asian Region
10.5 RoW

11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Overview
11.2 Competitive Situation and Trends
11.2.1 Product/Service Launches and Upgrades (2016-2019)
11.2.2 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations (2016-2019)
11.2.3 Acquisitions (2016-2019)
11.2.4 Expansions (2016-2019)

12 Company Profiles
12.1 3D Systems, Inc.
12.2 Organovo Holdings, Inc.
12.3 Stratasys, Ltd.
12.4 Dassault Systmes
12.5 Materialise NV
12.6 EOS GmbH Electro-Optical System
12.7 Envisiontec
12.8 Poietis

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