Hydrogel Market

Hydrogel Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2017 and Opportunity Assessment; 2018 – 2028

  • Ongoing
  • May 2020
  • REP-GB-9335
Hydrogel Market

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This Hydrogel market study offers a comprehensive analysis of the business models, key strategies, and respective market shares of some of the most prominent players in this landscape. Along with an in-depth commentary on the key influencing factors, market statistics in terms of revenues, segment-wise data, region-wise data, and country-wise data are offered in the full study. This study is one of the most comprehensive documentation that captures all the facets of the evolving Hydrogel market.

Global Hydrogel Market: Overview

Hydrogel is crosslinked three dimensional polymeric structure, which can absorb and retain considerable amounts of water. Hydrogel is a polymeric material that exhibits the ability to swell and retain a certain amount of water without getting dissolved in water.  The ability of hydrogels to absorb water arises from hydrophilic functional groups attached to the polymeric backbone. The resistance hydrogel to dissolution comes from the cross-links between their network chains. Hydrogel is classified on the basis of polymeric composition into homopolymeric, copolymeric and multipolymer interpenetrating polymeric hydrogel. Hydrogel are used in hygienic products, drug delivery systems, packaging, coal dewatering, agriculture, food additives, tissue engineering etc. Hydrogel is also used for food packaging and have great potential as carriers of bioactive components. Hydrogel controls the humidity generated by food materials when packaged with higher water content. Although, the hydrogel is not widely use in the food packaging but offers innovative and potential applications in the food packaging field. Some products have to be stored in an adjustable humidity environment in order to preserve the products. Hydrogel is an ideal choice for humidity control applications. The increasing demand for ecofriendly products in order to overcome problems such as sustainability, environmental issues and biodegradability boosts the demand for hydrogel during the forecast period.

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Global Hydrogel Market: Dynamics

Hydrogels based on edible polymer provide many valued properties compared to their synthetic equivalents. Hydrogel contributes to the advance recyclability, reduction of environmental contamination and provide sustainability. The application of edible polymer based hydrogel includes food industry, drug delivery, bio-medical applications, pharmaceutical and environmental fields. Innovations and increasing applications of hydrogel fuels the global market during the forecast period. Hydrogel is used in the pharmaceutical sector in order to extend the shelf life of the products. Evaporative cooling hydrogel packaging is a growing trend in the pharmaceutical industry that extends the storage stability of existing pharma products. This is the major factor fueling the growth of hydrogel market globally. Hydrogel with water content are capable of reducing storage temperatures with refrigeration.

Hydrogel is also used for healing purposes. Wound dressing made of hydrogel provides moisture to the wound and helps in the common healing processes such as epidermis repair, removal of excess dead tissue and granulation. The use of hydrogel reduces the discomfort of changing the wound dressing and also reduces the risk of infection. Polyacrylamide hydrogel is anticipated to grow owing to the increased demand for disposable sanitary products. Increased awareness of hydrogel formulations have encouraged manufacturers on product-focused R&D to develop new hydrogel products and applications.

Global Hydrogel Market: Regional Outlook

Developed countries such as the US and Germany have observed a significant progress in the Hydrogel Market owing to the growing demand for personal, health care & hygiene products such as sanitary napkins, baby diapers, and paper towels. High disposable income and advancing technology in the developing countries like India and China is expected to propel the hydrogel market during the forecast period. Germany, the U.K. and Italy are the leading players in the Europe hydrogel market. Moreover, the GCC countries and Turkey are anticipated to witness a higher growth in the market due to increasing demand of hydrogel packaging and application in healthcare sector during the forecast period.

Global Hydrogel Market: Key Manufacturers

  • 3M Company
  • Smith & Nephew plc
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • Alliqua Biomedical, Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Procyon Corp
  • BSN Medical GmbH
  • HB Fuller Company
  • Altergon Italia
  • AMBU
  • The Cooper Companies.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts, and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators and governing factors along with cosmetic containers market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Regional analysis includes –

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ)
  • Japan
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

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Global Hydrogel Market: Segmentation

On the basis of polymeric composition, the global hydrogel market is segmented into:

  • Homopolymeric
  • Copolymeric
  • Multipolymer Interpenetrating Polymeric

On the basis of configuration, the global hydrogel market is segmented into:

  • Natural
  • Synthetic
  • Hybrid

On the basis of configuration, the global hydrogel market is segmented into:

  • Amorphous (non-crystalline)
  • Semi-crystalline
  • Crystalline

On the basis of configuration, the global hydrogel market is segmented into:

  • Healthcare and Hygiene
  • Contact lenses
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Tissue engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Pharmaceutical & Medical
  • Packaging

Report Highlights:

  • A detailed overview of the market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth segmentation of the market
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market, regarding volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape in the market
  • Strategies for key players operating in the and products offered by them
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on performance of the market
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance the market footprint
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