Europe Optical Imaging Market: By Technology (Photoacoustic Imaging, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Hyperspectral Imaging, Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Others), By Application (Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Neurology, Cardiology, Oncology and Others), By End User (Hospitals, Research Laboratories, Medical Imaging Centres and Others) and Country.  

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Europe Optical Imaging Market size was valued at USD 1.4 billion in 2022 and is poised to grow at a significant CAGR of 14.6% from 2023-2029. The Europe market provides a detailed overview and that can be segmented by technology, by application, and by end user. By technology, the Europe optical imaging market has been segmented into Photoacoustic Imaging, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Hyperspectral Imaging, Near Infrared Spectroscopy, and Others. The Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) segment is likely to be the largest and fastest-growing segment in terms of technology due to various use case in broad range of research & clinical applications. OCT enables real time data regarding high-resolution cross-sectional imaging of tissue structures. OCT is a three-dimensional non-invasive technology based on advanced photonics and fiber optics technologies. Based on application, the Europe optical imaging market is segmented into Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Neurology, Cardiology, Oncology, and Others. Among these, the Dermatology segment is expected to have the fastest-growing market during the forecast period 2022-2028. Based on end user, the Europe optical imaging market is segmented into Hospitals, Research Laboratories, Medical Imaging Centres and Others. The hospital segment accounts for the largest share in 2021 and is expected to maintain the growth in the forecasted years. Optical imaging is a rapidly evolving and emerging medical advanced imaging technology that assesses the optical properties of various body tissues by utilising the light spectrum. This emerging technology has enormous potential for disease diagnostic and prevention, as well as it helps in life science and clinical research.  

Europe Optical Imaging Market Key Development:
  • In April 2021, Abbott announced that its new imaging platform powered by Ultreon 1.0 Software, is now CE Marked in Europe. This first-of-its-kind imaging software merges optical coherence tomography (OCT).

Europe Optical Imaging Market Summary

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Europe Optical Imaging Market Dynamics

Growing demand for the radiation-free imaging techniques and technological advancements in optical imaging are anticipated to propel the market growth over the forecast years.

Key Features of the Reports

  • The europe optical imaging market report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2018 to 2022) and forecast (2023 to 2029)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and their key strategies
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments and startup’s details that are actively working in the market
  • The report provides plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework and reimbursement scenario
  • The report analyses the impact of socio-political environment through PESTLE Analysis and competition through Porter’s Five Force Analysis in addition to recent technology advancements and innovations in the market

Europe Optical Imaging Market Segmentation

By Technology
  • Photoacoustic Imaging
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Hyperspectral Imaging
  • Near Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Others
By Application
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dentistry
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Others
By End User
  • Hospitals
  • Research Laboratories
  • Medical Imaging Centres
  • Others
By Country
  • Germany
  • France
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia,
  • Poland
  • Rest of Europe

Frequently Asked Questions

The fastest-growing segment of the Europe optical imaging market is OCT due to its various applications in research.

Intra operative imaging system is the recent trend in the optical imaging market in the Europe.

The increasing market competitiveness is one of the major challenges in the optical imaging systems market.

The high demand for the radiation-free imaging techniques is the major driver in the market. However, lack of skilled operators may hamper the global market growth.

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