The global anti-microbial coatings market to grow at a CAGR of 14.22% during the period 2017-2021.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global anti-microbial coatings market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
One trend in market is introduction of roughened polydopamine. Polydopamine is used in high-performance coatings and biomedical surfaces. It is also used in wound healing and tissue engineering applications. Polydopamine is being replaced by roughened polydopamine, which is formed by an extra step involving shaking-assisted method by a mechanical shaker.
According to the report, one driver in market is concerns regarding nosocomial infections. Nosocomial infections are fungal or bacterial infections caused due to the unhygienic and poor infrastructure of hospitals and the hospital environment. The consequence of these infections is the additional high cost for patients and financial burden for healthcare systems. Medical devices which are in contact with body fluids, such as blood and urine are the route of these infections.
Further, the report states that one challenges in market is increasing competition among vendors. The global antimicrobial coatings market is highly competitive. Vendors in the market are facing stiff competition from the key vendors. These vendors compete in terms of cost, quality, service, and technology.