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Healthcare 3D Printing Market - By Product (Syringe based, Magnetic Levitation, Laser Based, Inkjet Based), By Technology (Fused Deposition Modelling, Selective Laser Sintering, Stereolithography), By Application (Biosensors, Medical, Dental) & Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI1997
  • Published Date: Nov 2022
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Healthcare 3D Printing Market Size

Healthcare 3D Printing Market size was worth more than USD 2 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to record over 22.5% CAGR from 2023-2032.

A surge in demand for customized implants and prosthetics will positively influence the healthcare 3D printing industry outlook. In recent years, 3D printing technology has gained significant applications in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors. Continuous advancements in healthcare technologies and rising disposable income have fueled the demand for prosthetics to mimic the anatomical makeup of patients. The penetration of 3D printing in the healthcare sector has also enabled benefits like saving time, production costs, and healing time for patients.

Healthcare 3D Printing Market

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A study published by the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons suggests that 3D printing will play a pivotal role in transforming the way musculoskeletal injuries are treated. Increasing focus on 3D printing to improve bone and cartilage restoration for patients with injuries or lesions will provide lucrative growth prospects for the industry players.

High costs associated with the manufacturing of biomedical products using 3D printing could restrain market progress. Resources required in healthcare 3D printing such as materials, technological maintenance, and utility are expensive and depend on robust capital backup. Furthermore, multiple other operational factors add to the overall cost associated with the ownership of a 3D printer.

Healthcare 3D Printing Market Analysis

Global Healthcare 3D Printing Market Share, By Product

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Healthcare 3D printing market from the syringe-based segment was valued at more than USD 980 million in 2022. Syringe-based 3D printing has a broad spectrum of applications including bioprinting and embedded printing. These printers help reduce the time consumed between design and prototype and make the fabrication of microsystems easier and faster. Increasing demand for high precision and high flexibility manufacturing systems is propelling the adoption of syringe-based 3D printers.

Healthcare 3D printing market from stereolithography technology is anticipated to exhibit over 22% CAGR between 2023-2032. Stereolithography has emerged as a promising tool that enables the medical prototyping of 3D models, medical segmentation, and layering. This technology is transforming healthcare operations such as preparative planning, and diagnosis. Widespread adoption of stereolithography for high-accuracy production of large parts with a superior surface finish will complement the industry outlook.

Healthcare 3D printing industry from dental application is estimated to reach over USD 5.5 billion by 2032. Medical 3D printing is extensively applied to create dental implants such as caps, false teeth, and bone repair. It allows dentists to treat patients with higher accuracy, efficiency, and speed, with customized implants offering superior fit. It enables customized treatment options, allowing crown fabrication, bridges, and creation of implants based on the anatomical requirements of patients is on the rise.

Healthcare 3D Printing Market Size, By Region

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Europe healthcare 3D printing market is projected to surpass USD 6 billion by 2032. Favorable government policies and an increasing number of R&D programs will augment the expansion of the healthcare 3D printing industry across the region. It is also a hotspot for innovation and advancements in medical 3D printing. Over the last decade, Europe has witnessed robust investments in healthcare infrastructure and a promising footprint of industry players.

Healthcare 3D Printing Market Share

Some of the leading companies in the global healthcare 3D printing market include :

  • Cyfuse Biomedical
  • Aprecia Pharmaceuticals
  • Aspect Biosystems, Bio 3D Technologies
  • BioBots
  • 3Dynamics Systems
  • Envision TEC
  • Luxexel
  • Materialise NV
  • Nano3D Biosciences
  • Oceanz
  • Luxexel
  • Materialise NV
  • Organovo Holdings, Inc
  • regenHU
  • Digilab
  • Renishaw
  • Solidscape
  • Stratasys Ltd
  • Tevido BioDevices
  • 3D Bioprinting Solutions
  • 3D Biotek
  •  3D Systems Inc.

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic positively affected the healthcare 3D printing industry. The pandemic helped introduce new market trends along with lucrative opportunities for the industry players. Leading companies specializing in medical 3D printing extended their R&D budgets to address the growing use of 3D printing technology in the manufacturing of medical devices. The technology has picked up pace as a result of burgeoning demand for ventilators, and nasopharyngeal swabs amidst the pandemic.

Global healthcare 3D printing market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Product

  • Syringe based
  • Magnetic levitation
  • Laser based
  • Inkjet based

By Technology

  • Fused deposition modelling (FDM)
  • Selective laser sintering (SLS)
  • Stereolithography
  • Others

By Application 

  • Biosensors
  • Medical
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Prosthetics and implants
    • Tissue and organ generation
  • Dental

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for healthcare 3D printing was worth more than USD 2 billion in 2022 and is projected to record over 22.5% CAGR from 2023-2032.

Dental segment is estimated to reach over USD 5.5 billion by 2032 due to the rising number of dental implants.

Europe healthcare 3D printing market is projected to surpass USD 6 billion by the end of 2032 on account of increasing healthcare infrastructure and R&D initiatives.

BioBots, Digilab, Envision TEC, Luxexel, Oceanz, regenHU, Renishaw, Solidscape, Stratasys Ltd, and 3D Biotek are some of the major manufacturers in the healthcare 3D printing industry.

Healthcare 3D Printing Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 21
  • Tables & Figures: 247
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 190
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