Whole Slide Imaging Market: By Technology (Scanners, IT Infrastructure, Viewer, and Image Management System), By Application (Telepathology, Cytopathology, Immunohistochemistry, and Hematopathology), By End User (Education, Research, and Clinical), and Geography


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Whole Slide Imaging Market size was valued at USD 677.2 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 1612.9 million by 2028, at a CAGR of 13.2% during the forecast period 2022-2028. The rising number of diseases and incessant improvements in the medical care to identify such diseases. With the introduction of several digital technologies that make the process accurate and efficient improved pathology studies. Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) is one such procedure in the pathology where digital image slides can be produced by analyzing the available glass slides. Furthermore, increasing research in drug discovery and advancements in technology are anticipated to drive the growth of the market. However, stringent regulatory approvals and its high cost are anticipated to hamper the growth of the market. The report studies global whole slide imaging market dynamics elaborately to identify the current trends & drivers, future opportunities and possible challenges to the key stakeholders operating in the market. In addition, global whole slide imaging market report includes human demographics; regulatory scenario, and competition analysis with vividly illustrated the competition dashboard to assess the market competition. Moreover, PBI analyzed global market to better equip clients with possible investment opportunities across the regions (regional Investment Hot-Spots) and market unmet needs (Product Opportunities).

Global Whole Slide Imaging Market Summary

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Whole Slide Imaging Market

Whole slide imaging procedures are gradually used for research purpose in cancer and precision medicine, as most of the diseases can be well-defined by examining under the microscope. Pathologists’ involvement in precision medicine and digital technology plays an important role in improving patient care, this creates huge opportunities for the whole slide imaging devices in the global market over the future years.

Key Features of the Reports

  • Global whole slide imaging market expanding at significant CAGR over 2022 to 2028 owing to increasing number of research activities and growing awareness regarding the benefits of the WSI.
  • Based on region, Asia Pacific accounted for larger market revenue share in 2021 and projected gain market revenue share over the forecast period
  • Players focusing on innovation of newer products and collaboration strategies to retain market position in global market

Global Whole Slide Imaging Market Segmentation

  • Scanners
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Viewer
  • Image Management System
By Application
  • Telepathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Hematopathology
By End User
  • Education
  • Research
  • Clinical

Frequently Asked Questions

2021 is the base year and 2028 is the forecast year.

The report covers the five regions and 15+ countries market data: North America (United States, Canada), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and United Kingdom (UK), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Australia & New Zealand), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina) and Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, South Africa).

In our report, we provide 12-15 market players’ information into the report. However, based on the client’s request we will provide additional country and regional market players information as well.

Competition Assessment:
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Leica Microsystems GmbH
  • Ventana Medical Systems Inc.
  • Indica Labs
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Hamamatsu Photonics KK
  • Definiens AG
  • Visiopharm
  • Inspirata
  • Nikon Corporation
  • 3Dhistech
  • Mikroscan Technologies Inc.