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Hydrogel Market Size, Share Analysis, Key Trends, Drivers And Forecast To 2033

Hydrogel is interlinked with three-dimensional polymeric structures which can absorb and retain significant amounts of water. Hydrogel is a polymeric substance that shows the ability to swell and hold some water without dissolving in water.
Published 13 June 2024

Allied Market Research has recently released a comprehensive report titled "Hydrogel Market by Raw Material Type (Synthetic, Natural, and Hybrid Hydrogels), Composition (Polyacrylate, Polyacrylamide, Silicone-Modified Hydrogels, Agar-Based, and Others), Form (Amorphous Hydrogels and Semi-Crystalline Hydrogels), Product (Semi-Crystalline Buttons, Amorphous Gels, Impregnated Gauze, Films & Matrices, and Hydrogel Sheets), and End-User (Lenses, Hygiene Products, Wound Care, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, and Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast 2020-2027." According to this report, the global hydrogel industry reached an estimated value of $22.1 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach $31.4 billion by 2027, exhibiting a robust CAGR of 6.7% from 2020 to 2027.

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Driving Forces, Challenges, and Opportunities

The growth of the global hydrogel market is fueled by its diverse range of applications and advantages over conventional products, coupled with increasing demand from the personal care & hygiene sector. However, potential environmental hazards pose challenges to market expansion. Nonetheless, the rise in Research & Development activities and ample opportunities in developing regions are expected to create multiple growth avenues in the industry.

Key Stakeholder Benefits:

The report offers a comprehensive analysis of hydrogel market trends, alongside current and future market forecasts.

It highlights the key drivers, opportunities, and restraints of the market, including impact analyses during the forecast period.

Porter's five forces analysis aids in assessing the potential of buyers & suppliers and the competitive landscape of the global hydrogel industry for strategic decision-making.

A thorough hydrogel market analysis covers factors driving and inhibiting market growth.

The qualitative data in this report focuses on market dynamics, trends, and developments.

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Synthetic Segment to Lead by 2027

In terms of raw material type, the synthetic segment dominated the global hydrogel market, contributing to over three-fourths of the market share in 2019 and is expected to maintain its lead by 2027. Moreover, this segment is projected to witness the fastest CAGR of 6.8% from 2020 to 2027, owing to its high water absorption ability and gel strength.

Semi-Crystalline Segment to Maintain Dominance

Regarding form, the semi-crystalline segment held nearly two-thirds of the global hydrogel market revenue in 2019 and is forecasted to maintain its dominance until 2027. Additionally, this segment is expected to exhibit the fastest CAGR of 7.4% throughout the forecast period, driven by the superabsorbent nature of semi-crystalline hydrogels.

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Regional Outlook

Asia-Pacific, followed by North America, dominated the market in 2019, collectively generating over one-third of the global hydrogel market. Furthermore, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR of 7.1% during the study period, attributed to population growth and rising per capita income in the region.

Key Players in the Industry

Key players in the hydrogel market include B. Braun Holding GmbH & Co. KG, 3M Company, Cardinal Health, Essity, Procyon Corporation, Ashland, Smith & Nephew plc., The Cooper Companies, Medline Industries, and Paul Hartmann.

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