3D Cell Culture Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Product (Scaffold-based 3D Cell Cultures, Scaffold-Free 3D Cell Cultures, 3D Bioreactors and 3D Petri Dishes), Application, End User and By Geography
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global 3D Cell Culture Market is accounted for $1.3 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $3.8 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 16.6% during the forecast period. Three-dimensional (3D) cell culture is a laboratory technique used in the fields of cell biology and tissue engineering to grow and study cells in a three-dimensional environment. In three-dimensional (3D) cell culture, cells are developed within a matrix or scaffold that resembles the bodily tissues' and organs' actual three-dimensional (3D) structures. For the purpose of researching cell activity, medication responses, and disease causes, 3D cell culture is more advantageous since it more closely resembles the intricate cellular connections and tissue structures present in the human body.
According to the National Institute of Health, in 2020, the total investment in various bio engineering technologies amounted to USD 5,646, an increase from USD 5,091 in 2019. These factors have augmented the US 3D cell culture market.
The need for more efficient drug development and disease modeling
Technology developments, rising need for in vitro models that more closely resemble in vivo settings, applications in drug discovery, regenerative medicine, and cancer research, among other factors, have all contributed to the growth of the 3D cell culture market. Comparatively to conventional 2D cell culture, 3D cell culture techniques provide a more physiologically appropriate environment for researching cell behavior and tissue development. As a result, usage has grown as researchers look for ways to make their trials more accurate. The need for more efficient drug development and disease modeling, which 3D cell culture can help, has been pushed by the rising prevalence of chronic diseases like cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and neurological disorders, among others.
Standardization and complexity with limited scalability
The creation and upkeep of 3D cell culture systems can be more difficult than conventional 2D culture. It can be difficult to achieve uniformity across many systems and laboratories, which could impede the repeatability and comparability of results. It can be difficult to scale up 3D cell culture systems for high-throughput screening or large-scale production. For applications like medication manufacturing, ensuring reliable results at bigger scales is a challenge which hampers the growth of the market.
Concentration on creating substitutes for animal experimentation
In order to explore complicated biological processes that cannot be studied with a straightforward two-dimensional (2D) cell culture, animal studies are frequently used in pharmaceutical and scientific research. The ethical and scientific limits of using just animal models for drug testing and toxicity screening, on the other hand, have come under increasing scrutiny. Regulatory agencies including the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have pushed for the global development and deployment of 3D cell culture for drug screening and safety assessment. For instance, the government encourages the use of cutting-edge in vitro models, such as 3D cell cultures, to increase the precision and effectiveness of toxicity testing via the FDA's Predictive Toxicology Roadmap. The tightening of regulatory requirements and the decline in animal testing
High implementation costs
The expensive expense of 3D cell culture, however, poses a significant obstacle to the market's expansion. The price of implementing 3D cell culture technologies might differ based on a number of variables, including the system's complexity, the volume of production, and the application's particular needs. Depending on the complexity and functionality needed, the price of these instruments can range from a few thousand dollars to several hundred thousand dollars. Because it is expensive, 3D cell culture is used by big research organizations and pharmaceutical firms. This may restrict access to this technology for smaller research teams and lone researchers thus impeding the market.
In order to evaluate prospective treatments in a physiological milieu, researchers working on COVID-19 who have access to appropriate matrices for 3D cell culture and suitable for air-liquid interface culture must first explore in vitro the mechanisms of the systemic effects of cell cultures. This is the main justification for using 3D cell cultures in COVID-19 research. The study also discovered that methods like organoids and spheroid cultures may provide the morphology and biochemical characteristics necessary to support viral infection in situations where 2D cultures cannot. These methods also reproduce viral infection systems more accurately than 2D cultures can.
The scaffold-based 3D cell cultures segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period
The scaffold-based 3D cell cultures segment is estimated to have a lucrative growth, as these Scaffolds offer a structural framework that resembles the extracellular matrix (ECM) present in bodily tissues and organs. This structural support aids in preserving the culture's three-dimensional (3D) architecture, which is necessary for cell adhesion, migration, and tissue development. Cells can communicate and interact with their surroundings more systematically thanks to scaffolds. The analysis of cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions as well as tissue-specific functions is made possible by the researchers who can alter the stiffness, porosity, and composition of scaffolds to regulate the microenvironment in which cells develop. This makes it possible to precisely alter the culture conditions in order to investigate diverse cellular reactions which drive the growth of the market.
The tissue engineering segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period
The tissue engineering segment is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR growth during the forecast period, as tissue engineering, a discipline that seeks to develop functional tissues and organs for transplantation, repair, and replacement, heavily relies on 3D cell culture. The goal of tissue engineering is to replicate the in vivo conditions of the target tissue or organ using the principles of 3D cell culture. Cells are sown onto or inside the scaffold, frequently stem cells or primary cells from the patient. Depending on the target organ or tissue being created, these cells might come from a variety of tissues and cells go through differentiation and maturation processes in the 3D culture environment that closely resemble those that take place in vivo.
Region with largest share:
North America is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period owing to the United States is concentrating on R&D and has recently made large investments in research into 3D cell culture. The nation has seen technological improvements as a result. Among the top patent applications for the field of 3D cell culture are numerous Americans. The majority of American candidates develop their innovations both here and in Asia. Over the past few years, there have also been large investments made in the bioengineering industry in the United States. In vitro mimicry of complex aspects of human physiology, disease, and drug reactions is also necessary. The need for 3D cell cultures is anticipated to increase as the need for organ transplantation rises in the area.
Region with highest CAGR:
Europe is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period, owing to the adoption of 3D cell culture products is strong in Europe's key end-user industries, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms and academic research centers. Although this trend is anticipated to continue in the upcoming years, moreover the higher uptake of these products due to the expansion of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, the recent commercialization of products based on microfluidic technology, the growing presence of key market players, and the abundance of research activities in the area.
Key players in the market
Some of the key players profiled in the 3D Cell Culture Market include BiomimX SRL, Hurel Corporation, CN Bio Innovations, InSphero AG, Corning Incorporated, Lonza AG, MIMETAS BV, Merck KGaA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Nortis Inc., Advanced Biomatrix, Inc., Avantor, Inc., Becton, Dickinson And Company, Lena Biosciences, Promocell GmbH, REPROCELL Inc., Sartorius AG, Synthecon Incorporated, Tecan Trading AG, Nanofiber Solutions
In September 2023, Thermo Fisher Scientific and National Minority Quality Forum Collaborate to Make Clinical Research More Accessible to Historically Underserved Communities, the collaboration supports biopharmaceutical and biotech customers in meeting regulatory expectations to enroll and retain patients in clinical trials
In August 2023, Thermo Fisher Scientific Completes Acquisition of CorEvitas Real-world evidence is the collection and use of patient health care utilization and outcomes data gathered through routine clinical care.
In June 2023, BD Launches New Robotic System to Automate Clinical Flow Cytometry. The BD FACSDuet™ Premium Sample Preparation System leverages liquid-handling robotics to automate the entire sample preparation process.
• Scaffold-based 3D Cell Cultures
• Scaffold-Free 3D Cell Cultures
• 3D Bioreactors
• 3D Petri Dishes
• Drug Discovery
• Tissue Engineering
• Clinical Applications
• Stem Cell Research
• Cancer Research
• Regenerative Medicine
• Toxicology Testing
• Other Applications
End Users Covered:
• Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
• Research Institutes
• Cosmetics Industry
• Contract Research Laboratories
• Academic Institutes
• Other End Users
• North America
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa
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Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
3 Market Trend Analysis
3.6 Product Analysis
3.7 Application Analysis
3.8 End User Analysis
3.9 Emerging Markets
3.10 Impact of Covid-19
4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry
5 Global 3D Cell Culture Market, By Product
5.2 Scaffold-based 3D Cell Cultures
5.2.1 Micropatterned Surface Microplates
5.2.2 Hydrogels/ECM Analogs
5.2.3 Natural & Synthetic Hydrogels
5.2.4 Solid Scaffolds
5.2.5 Nanofiber-Based Scaffolds
5.2.6 Polymeric Scaffolds
5.3 Scaffold-Free 3D Cell Cultures
5.3.1 Hanging Drop Microplates
5.3.2 Microfluidic 3D Cell Culture
5.3.3 Low Attachment Plates
5.3.4 Magnetic & Bioprinted 3D Cell Cultures
5.3.5 Spheroid Microplates with ULA Coating
5.4 3D Bioreactors
5.5 3D Petri Dishes
6 Global 3D Cell Culture Market, By Application
6.2 Drug Discovery
6.3 Tissue Engineering
6.4 Clinical Applications
6.5 Stem Cell Research
6.6 Cancer Research
6.7 Regenerative Medicine
6.8 Toxicology Testing
6.9 Other Applications
7 Global 3D Cell Culture Market, By End User
7.2 Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
7.3 Research Institutes
7.4 Cosmetics Industry
7.5 Contract Research Laboratories
7.6 Academic Institutes
7.7 Other End Users
8 Global 3D Cell Culture Market, By Geography
8.2 North America
8.3.6 Rest of Europe
8.4 Asia Pacific
8.4.5 New Zealand
8.4.6 South Korea
8.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
8.5 South America
8.5.4 Rest of South America
8.6 Middle East & Africa
8.6.1 Saudi Arabia
8.6.4 South Africa
8.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
9 Key Developments
9.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
9.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
9.3 New Product Launch
9.5 Other Key Strategies
10 Company Profiling
10.1 BiomimX SRL
10.2 Hurel Corporation
10.3 CN Bio Innovations
10.4 InSphero AG
10.5 Corning Incorporated
10.6 Lonza AG
10.7 MIMETAS BV
10.8 Merck KGaA
10.9 Thermo Fisher Scientific
10.10 Nortis Inc.
10.11 Advanced Biomatrix, Inc.
10.12 Avantor, Inc.
10.13 Becton, Dickinson And Company
10.14 Lena Biosciences
10.15 Promocell GmbH
10.16 REPROCELL Inc.
10.17 Sartorius AG
10.18 Synthecon Incorporated
10.19 Tecan Trading AG
10.20 Nanofiber Solutions
List of Tables
1 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Product (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Scaffold-based 3D Cell Cultures (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Micropatterned Surface Microplates (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Hydrogels/ECM Analogs (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Natural & Synthetic Hydrogels (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Solid Scaffolds (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Nanofiber-Based Scaffolds (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Polymeric Scaffolds (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Scaffold-Free 3D Cell Cultures (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Hanging Drop Microplates (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Microfluidic 3D Cell Culture (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Low Attachment Plates (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Magnetic & Bioprinted 3D Cell Cultures (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Spheroid Microplates with ULA Coating (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By 3D Bioreactors (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By 3D Petri Dishes (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Drug Discovery (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Tissue Engineering (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Clinical Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Stem Cell Research (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Cancer Research (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Regenerative Medicine (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Toxicology Testing (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Research Institutes (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Cosmetics Industry (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Contract Research Laboratories (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Academic Institutes (2021-2030) ($MN)
33 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2021-2030) ($MN)
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.
List of Figures
List of Figures
Figure 1 Global 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 2 North America 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 3 US 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 4 Canada 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 5 Mexico 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 6 Europe 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 7 Germany 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 8 UK 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 9 Italy 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 10 France 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 11 Spain 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 12 Rest of Europe 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 13 Asia Pacific 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 14 Japan 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 15 China 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 16 India 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 17 Australia 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 18 New Zealand 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 19 South Korea 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 20 Rest of Asia Pacific 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 21 South America 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 22 Argentina 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 23 Brazil 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 24 Chile 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 25 Rest of South America 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 26 Middle East & Africa 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 27 Saudi Arabia 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 28 UAE 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 29 Qatar 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 30 South Africa 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
Figure 31 Rest of Middle East & Africa 3D Cell Culture Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)
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