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Nanoparticle Analysis Market Size - By Technology (Dynamic Light Scattering, Microscopy, X-Ray Diffraction), By Analysis Type (Particle Size Analysis, Zeta Potential Analysis, Particle Shape Analysis, Molecular Weight Analysis), Application & Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI3955
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
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Nanoparticle Analysis Market Size

Nanoparticle Analysis Market size was valued at USD 2.9 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% between 2023 and 2032. Researchers in the fields of material science and engineering rely on nanoparticle analysis to understand & fine-tune the nanomaterial characteristics such as composition, size, shape, and surface properties. This precision allows them to create materials with improved strength, conductivity, thermal properties, and other tailored attributes, benefiting industries including aerospace, automotive, and construction by delivering enhanced performance & durability.


Nanoparticle Analysis Market

The increased adoption of nanotechnology across diverse industries including electronics, healthcare, and energy is driving the nanoparticle analysis market growth. With increasing research & development in these sectors, the demand for accurate & comprehensive characterization of nanoparticles will grow. Nanoparticle analysis ensures the quality & reliability of nanomaterials, facilitating breakthroughs in the fields of electronics miniaturization, drug delivery, and renewable energy solutions.


The improperly calibrated or maintained Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) tools can hinder the nanoparticle analysis market growth by yielding inaccurate results. Inconsistent measurements can lead to unreliable data, impacting research, product development, and quality control processes. This can erode confidence in DLS as a nanoparticle characterization technique and discourage its adoption. To ensure market growth, the proper training, calibration, and maintenance of DLS instruments are essential to provide accurate & reliable nanoparticle size distribution information.


COVID-19 Impact

Many research institutions, universities, and laboratories faced disruptions due to lockdowns, restricted access to facilities, and reduced workforce capacity. This led to delays in ongoing nanoparticle research and the adoption of nanoparticle analysis techniques. The pandemic prompted a shift in research priorities towards COVID-19-related studies, including vaccine development, antiviral therapies, and epidemiology. Some nanoparticle analysis labs redirected their resources to support pandemic-related research. The global supply chain was impacted by the pandemic, affecting the availability of nanoparticle analysis instruments, consumables, and reagents. Delays in manufacturing and shipping disrupted product deliveries.


Nanoparticle Analysis Industry Trends

Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is contributing to the nanoparticle analysis market growth by offering unparalleled high-resolution images and structural characterization of nanoparticles. It provides precise details about the size, shape, crystallinity, and internal structure of nanoparticles.  TEM's capabilities are essential in fulling the demand, of research and industries, for precise characterization in various applications including materials science and healthcare. This is driving investments in TEM instruments & services, thereby augmenting the business growth.


Nanoparticle Analysis Application Market Analysis

Nanoparticle Analysis Market Size, By Application, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

The pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical segment captured around 41% market share in 2022, due to the rising demand for precise characterization tools. These alliances are involved in the development of advanced drug delivery systems using nanoparticles, thereby necessitating the rigorous analysis of particle size, shape, and composition.


Nanoparticle Analysis Market Size (%), By Analysis Type, 2022

The particle size analysis segment held a dominant share in 2022.  Particle size analyzer tools are driving particle size analysis in the nanoparticle analysis market by providing rapid & accurate measurements of the nanoparticles' size distribution. For instance, in August 2023, Anton Paar launched the Litesizer DIA 500, a cutting-edge dynamic image analyzer designed to assist users across various applications such as overseeing the life cycle of abrasive materials by continuously tracking their dimensions & configurations. The Litesizer DIA 500 is capable of evaluating abrasive materials employed in processes such as metal tumbling and surface blasting by precisely measuring their particle size & shape.


U.S. Nanoparticle Analysis Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Million)

North America led the global nanoparticle analysis market with a major share of around 39% in 2022. North America serves as a global epicenter for extensive research & development efforts, particularly in the field of nanotechnology. Leading academic institutions, government agencies, and private companies in the region conduct groundbreaking studies & experiments that frequently involve nanoparticles. The constant quest for innovation and scientific advancements is driving the demand for sophisticated nanoparticle analysis tools, methodologies & services, making North America a prominent & dynamic market for nanoparticle characterization.


Nanoparticle Analysis Market Share

Major players operating in the nanoparticle analysis market are :

  • Horiba ,Ltd.
  • Shimadzu Corporation
  • Agilent Technologies, Inc.
  • Bruker Corporation
  • Hitachi ,Ltd.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Nanoparticle Analysis Industry News:

  • In February 2023, Waters Corporation disclosed its intention to purchase Wyatt Technology, a company specializing in cutting-edge instruments, software, accessories, and services related to light scattering & field-flow fractionation. The acquisition will be completed for a cash transaction of USD 1.36 billion, subject to specific adjustments.

This market research report on nanoparticle analysis includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Technology

  • Dynamic Light Scattering
  • Laser Diffraction
  • Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis
  • Resonant Mass Measurement
  • Microscopy
  • X-Ray Diffraction

By Analysis Type

  • Particle Size Analysis
  • Particle Concentration Analysis
  • Zeta Potential Analysis
  • Molecular Structure Analysis
  • Particle Shape Analysis
  • Molecular Weight Analysis
  • Flow Property Analysis

By Application

  • Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Companies
  • Academic Research Institutions
  • Public and Private Research Institutions
  • Medical Device Companies

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Singapore 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of nanoparticle analysis reached USD 2.9 billion in 2022 and will register over 6% CAGR from 2023 TO 2032, due to the increasing adoption of nanotechnology across diverse industries, including electronics, healthcare, and energy.

The pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies segment recorded 41% share of the nanoparticle analysis industry in 2022, on account of the increasing collaborations to support the development of advanced drug delivery systems using nanoparticles.

The market valuation of nanoparticle analysis in North America registered 39% revenue share in 2022 and will incur commendable growth rate from 2023 to 2032, owing to the growing research & development efforts, particularly in the field of nanotechnology in the region.

Horiba Ltd., Shimadzu Corporation, Agilent Technologies Inc., Bruker Corporation, Hitachi Ltd., and Thermo Fisher Scientific. are some of the major nanoparticle analysis companies worldwide.

Nanoparticle Analysis Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 283
  • Countries covered: 15
  • Pages: 230
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