The global drug delivery devices market was valued at USD 225 billion in 2021 and is predicted to hit USD 365 billion by 2030, poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% during the forecast period 2021 to 2030.
The technological advancements in the medical device manufacturing has led to the development of innovative drug delivery devices that ensures right amount of medicine is administered to the patient at the right time. Moreover, the rising burden of chronic diseases such as diabetes, CVDs, cancer, and COPD is fueling the demand for the drug delivery devices. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in 2020, around 19.3 million new cancer cases and 10 million cancer deaths were reported across the globe. The global cancer cases are estimated to grow by 47% from 2020 to 2040. It is expected that 28.4 million cases will be recorded in 2040, globally. Moreover, the CVD accounted for around 32% of the global deaths in 2019. The rapid growth of the biopharmaceuticals and development of various drugs that can cure the chronic diseases efficiently fostered the demand for the drug delivery devices across the globe.
The rapid growth of the biopharmaceutical industry is resulting in the development of various new drugs that are effective in treatment of various diseases. The rising investments by the drug manufacturers in the clinical trials and the active role played by the various authorities like FDA and EMA is boosting the development of innovative new drugs. The new to the market drugs sometimes requires innovative delivery devices, which boosts the need for the various drug delivery devices. Moreover, the presence of several top players and the developmental strategies like acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, and new product launches augments the market growth. Furthermore, the increasing investments in the marketing activities by the market players positively impact the market growth.
Scope of the Drug Delivery Devices Market Report
|Market Size||USD 365 Billion by 2030|
|Growth Rate||CAGR of 7.5% From 2021 to 2030|
|Largest Market||North America|
|Fastest Growing Market||Asia Pacific|
|Forecast Period||2021 to 2030|
|Segments Covered||Route of Administration, Application, End User, Region|
|Companies Mentioned||Pfizer, Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Johnson and Johnson Private Ltd, Novartis AG, Bayer AG, Becton, Dickinson and Company, and Uniqure NV|
Route of Administration Insights
Based on the route of administration, the oral segment dominated the largest market share in 2020. This is attributed to the increased popularity of the oral drug delivery as it is pain-free, convenient for the patients, economical, non-invasive, and can be self-administered. Moreover, the majority of the drugs or medicines are available in the liquid, powder, and tablet forms, which are generally administered through the oral route. Hence, the huge availability of the medicines that are administered through the oral route has augmented the segment growth. Therefore, the rapid growth of the biopharmaceutical medicines had positively impacted the market growth in the past few years. Therefore, the rapid growth of the biopharmaceutical medicines had positively impacted the market growth in the past few years.
The topical is estimated to be the most opportunistic market during the forecast period. The benefits such as non-invasiveness, ease of use, convenience, and painless delivery associated with the topical route of administration is expected to drive the market growth. The topical route administration is further characterized by the introduction of time-controlled system which further boosts its demand.
Based on the application, the cancer segment dominated the largest market share in 2020. This is attributed to the increased prevalence of cancer among the population. The global cancer cases are estimated to grow by 47% from 2020 to 2040. It is expected that 28.4 million cases will be recorded in 2040, globally. Hence, the increased prevalence of various cancer such as breast cancer, lungs cancer, bowel cancer, and womb cancer are the major drivers of this segment.
The cardiovascular segment is estimated to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. The rising prevalence of CVDs among the population owing to the unhealthy food habits and inactivity is boosting the growth of this segment. According to the World Health Organization, CVDs accounted for 32% of the global deaths in 2019.
End User Insights
Based on the end user, the hospitals segment hit largest revenue share in 2020. This is due to the increased penetration of the hospitals across the global. The rising investments by the government and the corporate sector in the development of the hospitals had contributed to the growth of this segment. Moreover, the increased number of hospital admissions is further fueling the segment’s growth.
On the other hand, the home healthcare segment is estimated to be the most opportunistic market during the forecast period. The increasing geriatric population, increased disposable income, rising demand for getting the treatment at home, and increased awareness regarding the hospital acquired infections are the major drivers of this segment.
Based on region, North America accounted largest revenue share in 2020. This is attributed to the rising prevalence of various chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and CVDs in US. Moreover, the increased health consciousness and increased healthcare expenditure in US has boosted the growth of the market. In 2018, the per capita healthcare expenditure was more than US$ 10,500. The increased awareness regarding the availability of various innovative drug delivery devices like wearable injectors and pen injectors has significantly contributed towards the growth of the drug delivery devices in North America.
Asia Pacific is estimated to be the most opportunistic market during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the rising prevalence of various diseases due to the changing consumption pattern and unhealthy food habits of the population. Moreover, the rapidly growing geriatric population is expected to fuel the market demand as the old age people are more prone to the diseases. According to the United Nations, 80% of the global geriatric population will be living in low and middle-income countries.
Key Companies & Market Share Insights
The market is moderately fragmented with the presence of several local companies. These market players are striving to gain higher market share by adopting strategies, such as investments, partnerships, and acquisitions & mergers. Companies are also spending on the development of improved products. Moreover, they are also focusing on maintaining competitive pricing.
The various developmental strategies like acquisitions and mergers fosters market growth and offers lucrative growth opportunities to the market players.
Some of the prominent players in the global drug and gene delivery devices market include:
Segments Covered in the Report
By Route of Administration
By End User
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