Medical Fiber Optics Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Medical Fiber Optics Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Fiber Type (Multimode, Plastic), By Product Type (Fiber Optics Cables), By Application, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68038-770-4
  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2016 - 2021
  • Industry: Healthcare

Research Methodology

A three-pronged approach was followed for deducing the medical fiber optics market estimates and forecasts. The process has three steps: information procurement, analysis, and validation. The whole process is cyclical, and steps repeat until the estimates are validated. The three steps are explained in detail below:

Information procurement: Information procurement is one of the most extensive and important stages in our research process, and quality data is critical for accurate analysis. We followed a multi-channel data collection process for medical fiber optics market to gather the most reliable and current information possible.

  • We buy access to paid databases such as Hoover’s and Factiva for company financials, industry information, white papers, industry journals, SME journals, and more.
  • We tap into Grand View’s proprietary database of data points and insights from active and archived monitoring and reporting.
  • We conduct primary research with industry experts through questionnaires and one-on-one phone interviews.
  • We pull from reliable secondary sources such as white papers and government statistics, published by organizations like WHO, NGOs, World Bank, etc., Key Opinion Leaders (KoL) publications, company filings, investor documents, and more.
  • We purchase and review investor analyst reports, broker reports, academic commentary, government quotes, and wealth management publications for insightful third-party perspectives.

Analysis: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilized different methods of medical fiber optics market data depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Research Efforts: Bottom-up Approach for estimating and forecasting demand size and opportunity, top-down Approach for new product forecasting and penetration, and combined approach of both Bottom-up and Top-down for full coverage analysis.

  • Value-Chain-Based Sizing & Forecasting: Supply-side estimates for understanding potential revenue through competitive benchmarking, forecasting, and penetration modeling.

  • Demand-side estimates for identifying parent and ancillary markets, segment modeling, and heuristic forecasting.

  • Qualitative Functional Deployment (QFD) Modelling for market share assessment.

Market formulation and validation: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilize different methods of data analysis depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Formulation: This step involves the finalization of market numbers. This step on an internal level is designed to manage outputs from the Data Analysis step.

  • Data Normalization: The final market estimates and forecasts are then aligned and sent to industry experts, in-panel quality control managers for validation.

  • This step also entails the finalization of the report scope and data representation pattern.

  • Validation: The process entails multiple levels of validation. All these steps run in parallel, and the study is forwarded for publishing only if all three levels render validated results.

Medical Fiber Optics Market Categorization:

The medical fiber optics market was categorized into four segments, namely fiber type (Single Mode Optical Fiber, Multimode Optical Fiber, Plastic Optical Fiber, Fiber Bundles), product type (Fiber Optics Cable, Fiber Optics Connectors), application (Endoscopic Imaging, Laser Signal Delivery, Biomedical Sensing, Illumination), and regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa).

Segment Market Methodology:

The medical fiber optics market was segmented into fiber type, product type, application, and regions. The demand at a segment level was deduced using a funnel method. Concepts like the TAM, SAM, SOM, etc., were put into practice to understand the demand. We at GVR deploy three methods to deduce market estimates and determine forecasts. These methods are explained below:

Market research approaches: Bottom-up

  • Demand estimation of each product across countries/regions summed up to from the total market.

  • Variable analysis for demand forecast.

  • Demand estimation via analyzing paid database, and company financials either via annual reports or paid database.

  • Primary interviews for data revalidation and insight collection.

Market research approaches: Top-down

  • Used extensively for new product forecasting or analyzing penetration levels.

  • Tool used invoice product flow and penetration models Use of regression multi-variant analysis for forecasting Involves extensive use of paid and public databases.

  • Primary interviews and vendor-based primary research for variable impact analysis.

Market research approaches: Combined

  • This is the most common method. We apply concepts from both the top-down and bottom-up approaches to arrive at a viable conclusion.

Regional Market Methodology:

The medical fiber optics market was analyzed at a regional level. The globe was divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, keeping in focus variables like consumption patterns, export-import regulations, consumer expectations, etc. These regions were further divided into eighteen countries, namely, the U.S.; Canada; the UK.; Germany; France; Spain; Italy; China; Japan; India; South Korea; Australia; Singapore; Brazil; Mexico; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE.

All three above-mentioned market research methodologies were applied to arrive at regional-level conclusions. The regions were then summed up to form the global market.

Medical fiber optics market companies & financials:

The medical fiber optics market was analyzed via companies operating in the sector. Analyzing these companies and cross-referencing them to the demand equation helped us validate our assumptions and conclusions. Key market players analyzed include:

  • INTEGRA LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION -Integra Lifesciences Corporation is a U.S.-based medical devices company specializing in manufacturing neurosurgery & orthopedic surgery related medical devices, implants, advanced wound care, biomaterials, surgical instruments, and various other products.

  • FIBEROPTICS TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED (FTI) - Fiberoptics Technology Incorporated (FTI) is a U. S.-based company involved in designing and manufacturing of glass, fiber optic lighting for industrial, medical, commercial, and military applications. The company has manufacturing locations in Florida and Connecticut in the U.S. Its main product offerings are fiber optics-based lighting solutions. Its offerings in the medical field are different varieties of medical cables for surgical and endoscopy lighting. In addition, the company offers plastic and quartz-based fiber optic cables.

  • AFL - AFL is a U.S.-based manufacturer providing products & services that cater to energy, healthcare, and OEM markets. The company is involved in manufacturing, engineering, and installation of fiber optics cables and associated equipment. It is operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujikura, Ltd., Japan. The company is headquartered in the U.S. and has established a significant presence through regional offices and distribution network in countries & regions such as Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

  • MOLEX - Molex is a U.S.-based manufacturer of advanced electronic and electrical components & solutions. The company caters to a variety of industries, such as aerospace & defense, automotive, medical, scientific, telecom, and others. Its products are sold under the brand name Molex Woodhead/Brad, FCT, and others. The company was purchased by a U.S.-based multinational company—Koch Industries—in 2013 and is currently operating as its subsidiary.

  • COHERENT, INC - Coherent, Inc. is a U.S.-based company involved in designing, manufacturing, and marketing laser-based systems & solutions, optics, and laser accessories, which are used in commercial, industrial, and scientific application. Its business is divided into two categories: OEM Laser Sources (OLS) and Industrial Lasers & Systems (ILS). The company has established its manufacturing units in the U.S., Germany, Scotland, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and China.

  • TIMBERCON, INC - Timbercon, Inc. is a U.S.-based privately held company involved in designing & manufacturing of fiber optic and hybrid cable assemblies & modules for aerospace, military, data communications, medical, and industrial markets. The company is AS9100D & ISO 9001:2015 certified, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registered, and Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliant.

  • GULF FIBEROPTICS - Gulf Fiberoptics is a U.S.-based manufacturer of custom and standard fiber optic products. These products are being used in various fields, such as healthcare, photonics, and defense. The company’s operations are being divided into two divisions: Gulf Fiberoptics, Inc. and Gulf Photonics.

  • LEONI - LEONI is Germany-based group of companies providing cables and harnessing solutions that are used in automotive and other sectors. The group consists of LEONI AG and two divisions with corresponding subsidiaries. LEONI AG acts as the holding company. At the end of 2019, LEONI was operating with 70 subsidiaries located across 31 countries around the globe. The group’s product portfolio comprises wires & optical fibers, cables & cable systems, and other related components, connectors & services.

  • NEWPORT CORPORATION - Newport Corporation is a U.S. based manufacturer of optical fibers. The company was acquired by U.S. based supplier of medical instruments—MKS Instruments, Inc. in 2016 and since then it operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. The company has a worldwide presence in all the five major regions and has 15 manufacturing units located in the U.S., Austria, China, France, Germany, Israel, and Romania.

  • SCHOTT - SCHOTT is a U. S.-based international technology group specializing in the manufacturing of glass and ceramics. The group caters to various industries, such as home appliances, pharmaceuticals, electronics, life sciences, optics, automotive, aviation, and others. The parent company of the group—SCHOTT AG—has its headquarters in Germany and is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.

Value chain-based sizing & forecasting

Supply Side Estimates

  • Company revenue estimation via referring to annual reports, investor presentations, and Hoover’s.

  • Segment revenue determination via variable analysis and penetration modeling.

  • Competitive benchmarking to identify market leaders and their collective revenue shares.

  • Forecasting via analyzing commercialization rates, pipelines, market initiatives, distribution networks, etc.

Demand side estimates

  • Identifying parent markets and ancillary markets

  • Segment penetration analysis to obtain pertinent

  • revenue/volume

  • Heuristic forecasting with the help of subject matter experts

  • Forecasting via variable analysis

Medical Fiber Optics Market Report Objectives:

  • Understanding market dynamics (in terms of drivers, restraints, & opportunities) in the countries.

  • Understanding trends & variables in the individual countries & their impact on growth and using analytical tools to provide high-level insights into the market dynamics and the associated growth pattern.

  • Understanding market estimates and forecasts (with the base year as 2022, historic information from 2016 to 2021, and forecast from 2023 to 2030). Regional estimates & forecasts for each category are available and are summed up to form the global market estimates.

Medical Fiber Optics Market Report Assumptions:

  • The report provides market value for the base year 2022 and a yearly forecast till 2030 in terms of revenue/volume or both. The market for each of the segment outlooks has been provided on region & country basis for the above-mentioned forecast period.

  • The key industry dynamics, major technological trends, and application markets are evaluated to understand their impact on the demand for the forecast period. The growth rates were estimated using correlation, regression, and time-series analysis.

  • We have used the bottom-up approach for market sizing, analyzing key regional markets, dynamics, & trends for various products and end-users. The total market has been estimated by integrating the country markets.

  • All market estimates and forecasts have been validated through primary interviews with the key industry participants.

  • Inflation has not been accounted for to estimate and forecast the market.

  • Numbers may not add up due to rounding off.

  • Europe consists of EU-8, Central & Eastern Europe, along with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • Asia Pacific includes South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

  • Latin America includes Central American countries and the South American continent

  • Middle East includes Western Asia (as assigned by the UN Statistics Division) and the African continent.

Primary Research

GVR strives to procure the latest and unique information for reports directly from industry experts, which gives it a competitive edge. Quality is of utmost importance to us, therefore every year we focus on increasing our experts’ panel. Primary interviews are one of the critical steps in identifying recent market trends and scenarios. This process enables us to justify and validate our market estimates and forecasts to our clients. With more than 8,000 reports in our database, we have connected with some key opinion leaders across various domains, including healthcare, technology, consumer goods, and the chemical sector. Our process starts with identifying the right platform for a particular type of report, i.e., emails, LinkedIn, seminars, or telephonic conversation, as every report is unique and requires a differentiated approach.

We send out questionnaires to different experts from various regions/ countries, which is dependent on the following factors:

  • Report/Market scope: If the market study is global, we send questionnaires to industry experts across various regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

  • Market Penetration: If the market is driven by technological advancements, population density, disease prevalence, or other factors, we identify experts and send out questionnaires based on region or country dominance.

The time to start receiving responses from industry experts varies based on how niche or well-penetrated the market is. Our reports include a detailed chapter on the KoL opinion section, which helps our clients understand the perspective of experts already in the market space.

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