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Medical Coatings Market Segmentation by Type (Anti-Microbial, Hydrophilic, Drug-Eluting, Anti-Thrombogenic, and Others); and by Application (Medical Device, Medical Implants, Medical Equipment & Tools, Protective Clothing, and Others) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2031

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  • September 2020- Freudenberg Medical announced the acquisition of the dedicated manufacturing equipment and associated assets of the hypotube manufacturing business of Merit Medical Systems, Inc.

  • February 2020- Biocoat launched HYDAK UV, which is an innovative UV-curable hydrophilic coating solution for medical devices.

Global Medical Coatings Market Highlights Over 2022 - 2031

The global medical coatings market is estimated to garner a large amount of revenue by growing at a CAGR of ~20% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2031. The growth of the market can be attributed to the increasing awareness related to healthcare-associated infections (HCAI), and growing usage of minimally invasive surgical procedures globally. In 2018, robot-assisted surgeries accounted for more than 13% of all the general surgeries performed in the world, up from about 2% in the year 2012.

Along with these, rising demand for lightweight medical equipment that can navigate through complex procedures is also expected to drove market growth in the upcoming years. Furthermore, high requirement for quality healthcare, and escalating government expenditures in healthcare in developing nations are projected to offer lucrative opportunities to the market in the near future.

Medical Coatings Market

The market is segmented by application into medical device, medical implants, medical equipment & tools, protective clothing, and others, out of which, the medical device segment is anticipated to observe notable growth in the global medical coatings market. This can be accounted to the growing use of medical devices in developing nations, such as China and India, and rising production of devices, including catheters, in-vitro diagnostic devices, cannulas, and ventilators. Additionally, on the basis of type, the anti-microbial segment is predicted to acquire the largest share during the forecast period owing to the high compatibility of this coating with a variety of materials, that include carbon fiber, plastic and metal. Apart from this, surging utilization of microbial coatings in implantable devices is also evaluated to boost the market segment growth in the future. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

Healthcare Expenditure per Capita, (USD), 2015-2018

According to the statistics by the World Health Organization, the global per capita healthcare expenditure amounted to USD 1,064.741 in the year 2017. The worldwide healthcare expenditure per person grew from USD 864.313 in 2008 to USD 1,110.841 in 2018, where the U.S. is the top country that amounted to healthcare expenditure of USD 10, 623.85 per capita in 2018. As of 2018, the domestic general government healthcare spending in the U.S. was USD 5355.79, which grew from USD 3515.82 in 2008. These are some of the factors responsible for market growth over the past few years. Moreover, as per the projections by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the estimated average annual percent change related to National Health Expenditures (NHE) in the U.S. was 5.2% in 2020 as compared to 2019 (4.5%). Furthermore, the National Health Expenditures are projected to reach USD 6,192.5 Billion in 2028, where the per capita expenditure is estimated to touch USD 17,611 in the same year. These are notable indicators that are anticipated to create lucrative business opportunities in upcoming years.

Global Medical Coatings Market Regional Synopsis

Regionally, the global medical coatings market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa region. The market in Asia Pacific is estimated to witness noteworthy growth over the forecast period on the back of the increasing number of hospitals, and growing investments to improve healthcare facilities in the region. Moreover, the market in North America is expected to grab the largest share during the forecast period ascribing to the rising adoption of advanced surgical treatments. In addition, high healthcare spending, and strong presence of market players in the region are also projected to drive market growth significantly in the near future. As per the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the healthcare spending in the United States grew 9.7% in 2020, reaching USD 4.1 trillion or USD 12,530 per person. As a share of the nation's Gross Domestic Product, health spending accounted for 19.7%.

Medical Coatings Market Share

The global medical coatings market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global medical coatings market includes the following segments:

By Type

  • Anti-Microbial
  • Hydrophilic
  • Drug-Eluting
  • Anti-Thrombogenic
  • Others

By Application

  • Medical Device
  • Medical Implants
  • Medical Equipment & Tools
  • Protective Clothing
  • Others

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Awareness Associated with Healthcare-Related Infections (HCAI)
  • Growing Usage of Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures Globally


  • Fluctuation in the Prices of Raw Materials

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

  • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis 
  • Biocoat Inc.
  • Endura Coatings
  • Freudenberg Medical LLC
  • Harland Medical Systems Inc.
  • Hydromer Inc.
  • Materion Corp.
  • Merit Medical Systems Inc.
  • Precision Coating Co. Inc.
  • Surmodics Inc.


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