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Pipette Calibrators Market - By Product (Device, Software), Channel Type (Single Channel, Multi-channel), Method (Gravimetric, Photometric), Application (Research, Clinical Diagnostics), End-use (Hospital, Research Institute) – Global Forecast (2024 – 2032)

  • Report ID: GMI8717
  • Published Date: Mar 2024
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Pipette Calibrators Market Size

Pipette Calibrators Market was valued at around USD 284 million in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 6.9% between 2024 and 2032. Pipette calibrators are essential devices used in laboratories to ensure the accuracy of pipettes when dispensing precise volumes of liquids, thereby maintaining the integrity of experiments, and guaranteeing reliable experimental results.

Pipette Calibrators Market

Pipette controllers, indispensable tools in pharmaceutical laboratories, facilitate various testing procedures with precision and efficiency. Their versatility makes them suitable for tasks ranging from content uniformity testing to residual solvents analysis. With continuous advancements in product development, the market for pipette controllers is poised for further expansion, driven by the demand for enhanced accuracy and efficiency in pharmaceutical processes. For instance, in November 2021, Brand Scientific Equipment introduced the Accu-Jet S pipette controller, fulfilling both power and precision requirements, streamlining work processes, and stimulating market growth.

Furthermore, the rise in automation, expansion of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals companies, as well as the increasing focus on data precision and accuracy, among other contributing factors, are estimated to propel the growth of the market in the forthcoming years.


Pipette Calibrators Market Trends

The expansion of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals companies presents significant advantages for pipette calibrators as these companies often require precise and reliable liquid handling processes for novel drug delivery systems, manufacturing, and quality control. With the increased demand for accurate volume dispensing in various stages of pharmaceutical production pipette calibrators become essential tools for ensuring the integrity and consistency of experimental results and product quality.

  • As pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies expand their operations there's a growing need for precision in various stages of drug development, manufacturing, and quality control.
  • Further, these industries are subject to stringent quality standards and regulations imposed by regulatory authorities such as the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and EMA (European Medicines Agency). Accurate calibration of pipettes is essential for compliance with these standards, as it ensures that liquid handling processes meet the required accuracy and precision criteria outlined in regulatory guidelines.
  • In the dynamic field of pharmaceutical research and development, accurate and precise liquid handling systems ( which estimated to reach USD 6.2 billion by 2032) are essential for conducting experiments, screening compounds, and developing new drug formulations, thereby stimulating the market growth of pipette calibrators.

Pipette Calibrators Market Analysis

Pipette Calibrators Market, By Product, 2021 – 2032 (USD Million)

Based on product, the market is segmented into devices and software. The devices segment is estimated to account for USD 364.8 million by 2032.

  • Advanced devices equipped with cutting-edge technology and sophisticated measurement techniques offer higher levels of accuracy in calibrating pipettes.
  • Modern devices in pipette calibrators often feature automated processes and streamlined workflows leading to improved efficiency in calibration procedures. Automated calibration routines reduce manual intervention, minimize errors, and accelerate the calibration process, enabling laboratories to calibrate multiple pipettes quickly and efficiently.
  • Additionally, state-of-the-art devices in pipette calibrators often incorporate features such as electronic data management systems and traceability functions, including electronic data capture systems, enabling laboratories to maintain detailed records of calibration activities, thereby escalating the segment growth of the market.
Pipette Calibrators Market, By Channel Type (2023)

Based on channel type, the pipette calibrators market is segmented into single channel and multi-channel. The single channel segment held a substantial revenue of USD 185.1 million in 2023.

  • Single-channel pipette calibrators are specifically designed to calibrate individual pipettes allowing for precise adjustments tailored to the specific characteristics of each pipette.
  • Further, they can accommodate a wide range of pipette sizes and types including fixed volume and adjustable volume pipettes. This versatility allows laboratories to calibrate various pipettes used for different applications such as volumetric dispensing, sample preparation, and titration, using a single calibration instrument. Thus, boosts the segment's growth.

Based on method, the pipette calibrators market is segmented into gravimetric, photometric, and other methods. The gravimetric segment held a substantial revenue of USD 125.9 million in 2023.

  • Gravimetric calibration relies on the precise measurement of the mass of liquid dispensed by a pipette typically using a highly accurate balance or scale.
  • It provides a direct traceability to fundamental standards of mass measurement such as those maintained by national metrology institutes (NMIs). By measuring the mass of dispensed liquid gravimetric calibration establishes a traceable link between the calibration process and internationally recognized standards, ensuring the reliability and integrity of calibration results.
  • Thus, gravimetric calibration often involves real-time monitoring of the liquid dispensed by the pipette allowing for immediate detection of deviations or irregularities during the calibration process, thereby propelling the growth of the market.

Based on application, the pipette calibrators market is segmented into research and clinical diagnostics. The research segment is estimated to account for USD 258 million by 2032.

  • Research experiments often require precise and accurate liquid handling to ensure reliable and reproducible results. Pipette calibrators ensure that pipettes are calibrated to deliver the intended volumes accurately, minimizing errors in sample preparation, dilution, and assay setup.
  • Further, calibrating pipettes with calibrators ensures consistent volume delivery, minimizing variability across experiments and enhancing result reliability. This consistency enables better comparison of data between experiments and researchers.
  • Many research laboratories are subject to quality standards and regulations particularly in fields such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and clinical research. Pipette calibrators help laboratories comply with these standards by ensuring that pipettes meet specified accuracy and precision requirements.

Based on end-use, the pipette calibrators market is segmented into hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and research & academic institutes. The pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies segment is anticipated to reach USD 239.1 million by 2032.

  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries operate in highly regulated environments where accuracy and precision are critical. Pipette calibrators ensure that pipettes meet regulatory standards such as good laboratory practice (GLP) and good manufacturing practice (GMP) helping companies maintain compliance and avoid regulatory issues.
  • Calibrated pipettes contribute to efficient laboratory workflows by minimizing errors and rework. This helps pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies meet production schedules, accelerate research timelines, and reduce operational costs associated with wasted materials and time.
North America Pipette Calibrators Market, 2021 – 2032 (USD Million)

North America pipette calibrators market accounted for USD 115.1 million revenue in 2023 and is predicted to witness substantial market growth.

  • North America boasts a robust technological infrastructure with access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for calibration purposes. This enables the development and deployment of sophisticated pipette calibrators with advanced features and capabilities, ensuring high accuracy and reliability in liquid handling processes.
  • Additionally, the region has a stringent regulatory environment promotes the development and adoption of pipette calibrators compliant with industry standards, ensuring accurate and reliable calibration across pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, healthcare, and research sectors.
  • Further, North America benefits from a highly skilled workforce comprising scientists, engineers, and technicians with expertise in calibration, metrology, and laboratory operations.

Pipette Calibrators Market Share

The pipette calibrators industry is competitive in nature, with several large multinationals and small and mid-sized companies competing in the industry. The development and launch of novel advanced products and services based on different technologies is among a key market strategy. Some of the leading industry players have a notable presence in the market.

Pipette Calibrators Market Companies

Some of the eminent market participants operating in the pipette calibrators industry include:

  • Advanced Instruments
  • A&D Company, Limited
  • Accuris Instruments
  • Avantor, Inc.
  • BioMedical Computing Ltd.
  • BIOHIT Healthcare
  • BRAND Scientific Equipment Pvt. Ltd.
  • Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC
  • Gilson Incorporated
  • Humpage Technology Ltd.
  • IKA-Works, Inc
  • IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd.
  • METTLER TOLEDO International Inc.
  • PerkinElmer Inc.
  • RADWAG Balances and Scales
  • Sartorius AG 

Pipette Calibrators Industry News:

  • In January 2023, RADWAG Balances and Scales launched the AP-12.1.5Y, the first automatic device for calibrating single- and multi-channel micropipettes with 1 µg precision meeting ISO 8655 requirements. This innovation enhanced the company's product line with a unique solution for precise micropipette calibration, catering to diverse laboratory needs.
  • In April 2022, Advanced Instruments acquired Artel, a leading provider of analytical systems and services for specialized life sciences applications. This acquisition enhanced the company's portfolio by integrating Artel's expertise and technologies, bolstering its position in the life sciences market.

 The pipette calibrators market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million from 2021 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Product

  • Devices
  • Software

Market, By Channel Type

  • Single channel
  • Multi-channel

Market, By Method

  • Gravimetric  
  • Photometric  
  • Other methods

Market, By Application

  • Research      
  • Clinical diagnostics

Market, By End-use

  • Hospitals                                    
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies                                  
  • Research & academic institutes    

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy, Gauri Wani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Pipette calibrators market size was USD 284 million in 2023 and is expected to reach over USD 514.4 million by 2032 owing to the rise in automation, expansion of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, along with increasing focus on data precision and accuracy worldwide.

The devices segment is expected to record USD 364.8 million by 2032 due to advanced devices equipped with cutting-edge technology and sophisticated measurement techniques offering higher levels of accuracy in calibrating pipettes.

North America pipette calibrators industry reached USD 115.1 million by 2023 and is expected to register a commendable CAGR from 2024-2032 due to the robust technological infrastructure with access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for calibration purposes in the region.

Gilson Incorporated, Humpage Technology Ltd., IKA-Works, Inc, IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd., METTLER TOLEDO International Inc., PerkinElmer Inc., RADWAG Balances and Scales, and Sartorius AG, are some of the major pipette calibrators companies worldwide.

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