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Metal Organic Frameworks Market - By product (Aluminum, Copper, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium), By Synthetic market (Hydro thermal, Microwave, ultrasonic, mechanochemical, electrochemical), By Application (catalyst, carbon capture) & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5530
  • Published Date: Jun 2024
  • Report Format: PDF

Metal Organic Frameworks Market Size

Metal Organic Frameworks Market exceeded USD 8.9 billion in 2023 and will exhibit a 13.6% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, driven by innovations in synthesis methods and favorable regulatory frameworks.

Metal Organic Frameworks Market

Advanced techniques like hydro (solvo) thermal synthesis enhance scalability and efficiency, while supportive regulations encourage investment and adoption across industries. These factors synergize to meet growing demands for MOFs in diverse applications such as gas storage, carbon capture, and drug delivery, driving the market's upward trajectory.

For instance, in October 2023, BASF achieved a historic milestone by pioneering the large-scale commercial production of metal-organic frameworks for carbon capture applications. This development could potentially lead to increased competition and innovation within the metal organic frameworks industry, shaping its trajectory for future growth and development.

Expanding end-use industries, such as pharmaceuticals and electronics, are driving the growth of the metal organic frameworks market. As MOFs find diverse applications in these sectors, from drug delivery systems to gas storage, their demand surges. Furthermore, advancements in MOF material properties, including enhanced stability and functionality, align closely with the evolving needs of these industries. This synergy between expanding end-use industries and enhanced material properties underscores the significant growth trajectory of the MOFs industry.

According to Invest India, the pharmaceutical industry in the nation may reach $65 billion by 2024 and nearly $130 billion by 2030. It signifies a potential uptick in MOF adoption and market penetration within the pharmaceutical sector, driving overall growth in the market.

The metal organic frameworks industry encounters growth barriers due to a stringent regulatory landscape and high production costs. However, these hurdles present opportunities for innovation and collaboration. High production costs encourage research into cost-effective synthesis methods, fostering technological advancements. Similarly, stringent regulations ensure product safety and quality, ultimately enhancing consumer trust. By proactively addressing these challenges, the market can continue to evolve and thrive in diverse applications.

Metal Organic Frameworks Market Trends

The integration of AI and machine learning, coupled with the trend towards customization and tailored solutions, is propelling the metal organic frameworks industry forward. The AI-driven design optimizes MOF properties for specific applications, enhancing efficiency and performance. Also, the ability to tailor MOFs to meet precise customer needs broadens their applicability across diverse industries. These synergistic trends accelerate innovation, drive market growth, and position MOFs as versatile solutions in advanced materials science.

For instance, in May 2023, CD Bioparticles introduced tailored Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) to address market limitations, offering diverse formats and compositions and enhancing surface area, yield, and consistency for researchers tackling varied application challenges. 

Metal Organic Frameworks Market Analysis

Metal Organic Frameworks Market, By Product, 2024 - 2032 (USD Billion)

The copper based segment is set surpass USD 2.6 billion and achieve a 14.1% CAGR through 2032, owing to copper's exceptional properties that make it a versatile material for MOF synthesis, offering high stability and catalytic activity. With applications spanning gas storage, carbon capture, and drug delivery, the demand for copper-based MOFs is on a steady rise. Additionally, ongoing research endeavors focusing on enhancing the performance and scalability of copper-based MOFs further solidify its leading position in the market.

Metal Organic Frameworks Market, By Share, (2023)

The hydro (solvo) thermal segment will cross USD 10.4 billion by 2032 and record a 14.7% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, fueled by the hydro (solvo) thermal synthesis method's versatility and efficiency in producing MOFs with tailored properties. By leveraging controlled temperature and pressure conditions in a solvent-rich environment, this technique enables precise control over MOF morphology and pore size distribution. With diverse applications ranging from gas storage to chemical sensing, the hydro (solvo) thermal segment will remain at the forefront of MOF synthesis methodologies, driving its dominance in the market.

Asia-Pacific Metal Organic Frameworks Market, 2024 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific will demonstrate a 14.5% CAGR during 2024 and 2032, attributed to the region's burgeoning industrialization, robust research and development activities, and increasing demand for advanced materials across various sectors. Factors such as rapid urbanization and escalating environmental concerns also drive the adoption of MOFs in the region. As a key contributor to global economic growth and innovation, Asia Pacific's prominence underscores its pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of the MOFs market.

Metal Organic Frameworks Market Share

Metal Organic Frameworks Market, (2023)

Promethean Particles Companies are augmenting their market footprint by channeling resources into research and development endeavors. Their emphasis lies in elevating MOF efficacy, scalability, and cost-efficiency, thereby fueling innovation and broadening product ranges. Furthermore, partnerships with academic institutions and government bodies serve as conduits for knowledge transfer, hastening MOF evolution and reinforcing their competitive advantage in the market landscape. This concerted effort fortifies their position as leaders in the dynamic realm of metal-organic frameworks.

Moreover, companies are actively pursuing partnerships and acquisitions to broaden their market reach and gain access to complementary technologies. These strategic alliances enable them to tap into new geographical markets, diversify their customer base, and capitalize on emerging application areas for MOFs. By leveraging synergies and combining expertise, these collaborations empower companies to navigate the evolving landscape of the metal organic frameworks industry with agility and efficiency, solidifying their position as industry leaders.

Metal Organic Frameworks Market Companies

Major players operating in the metal organic frameworks industry are:

  • Framergy Inc
  • MOF Apps
  • MOF Technologies
  • Mosaic Materials
  • Novo MOF
  • NuMat
  • Prof MOF

Metal Organic Frameworks Industry News

In May 2022, Promethean Particles collaborated with Drax and the University of Nottingham to innovate the application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for energy-efficient carbon capture.

Metal organic frameworks market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Tons and revenue in USD Million from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Products

  • Aluminium Based
  • Copper Based
  • Iron Based
  • Zinc Based
  • Magnesium Based
  • Others

By Synthetic Method

  • Hydro(solvo)thermal
  • Microwave
  • Ultrasonic
  • Mechanochemical
  • Electrochemical
  • Others

By Application

  • Gas separation and purification
  • Catalyst
  • Gas Storage
  • Drug delivery
  • Carbon capture
  • Atmospheric water
  • Other

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for metal organic frameworks exceeded USD 8.9 billion in 2023 and will exhibit 13.6% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, driven by innovations in synthesis methods and favorable regulatory frameworks.

Copper-based metal organic frameworks market size will surpass USD 2.6 billion by 2032, owing to coppers exceptional properties that make it a versatile material for MOF synthesis.

Asia Pacific market size will demonstrate a 14.5% CAGR during 2024-2032, attributed to the regions burgeoning industrialization and robust R&D activities.

BASF SE, CSIRO, Framergy Inc, MOF Apps, MOF Technologies, and Mosaic Materials among others.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 235
  • Countries covered: 15
  • Pages: 305
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