Flow Chemistry Market Forecasts to 2028 – Global Analysis By Technology (Photochemistry, Gas Based), Application (Polymers, Chemicals, Surgical), End User (Laboratories, Beverage, Agrochemicals) and By Geography
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Flow Chemistry Market is accounted for $78.34 million in 2021 and is expected to reach $186.84 million by 2028 growing at a CAGR of 13.2% during the forecast period. Flow chemistry is a technology in which a chemical reaction is run in a continuously flowing stream rather than in batch production and this technique has also enabled many chemical processes to be more efficient, safer, faster, cleaner, and cheaper. It is expected to resolve difficulties related to the size of distribution of particles, irreproducibility of size, and the quality of the nanomaterial.
Increasing demand from pharmaceutical sector
The flow chemistry technology is being extensively employed in the pharmaceutical sector for its role in drug discovery, chemical process development and production of pharmaceutical drugs. Flow chemistry was introduced in the pharmaceutical sector in the early 2000s when researchers began developing systems for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and intermediate synthesis. For almost a decade, flow chemistry has grown from an innovative synthesis concept to a versatile & powerful platform for the continuous manufacturing of APIs with a small manufacturing footprint, high productivity, and reduced waste & cost.
Requirement of specialised equipment
The disadvantage of flow chemistry is that more specialised equipment is required. The choice and cost of this equipment can make flow chemistry difficult to access. Since flow chemistry is part-engineering and part-chemistry there isn’t always the broad skillset required to make the leap to this very powerful technique. For example, if reaction tubing clogs, heterogeneous mixtures may be a little more difficult to process.
With rising concerns regarding climate change and the hazardous applications of chemical reactions on the environment, flow chemistry is emerging as an eco-friendly and safe chemical technology. The use of flow reactors has proven to be effective in the large-scale production of biodiesel from waste. This will provide immense business opportunities to the vendors of the market in concern during the forecast period.
The plug flow reactors (PFR) segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period
Plug flow reactors are highly suitable for rapid reactions and large capacity processes which is expected to increase its utilization in pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing. These reactors provide huge opportunities for scaling up the production process at a low cost which is anticipated to have a positive impact on market growth in the forthcoming years.
The chemicals segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period
Increasing demand for specialty & fine chemicals coupled with a rising focus on scaling up the production processes is expected to propel the demand for flow reactors in the chemical industry. Flow chemistry aids in reducing the number of steps and reaction rate which is likely to have a positive impact on the market growth.
Region with largest share:
Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest market share owing to the rising health awareness, leading to increasing demand for generic drugs, is expected to propel the utilization of flow chemistry processes to scale up the manufacturing of generic drugs in the region. Furthermore, increasing investment in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry especially in India, China, and Japan is expected to benefit the market over the forecast period. For example, Syrris launched its automatic reagent injector in Asia. The product provides high throughput due to automatic sample injection through two independent channels and can synthesize complex matrix libraries.
Region with highest CAGR:
North America is projected to have the highest CAGR as U.S is the largest market for flow chemistry in North America. High chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing coupled with increasing investment by the petrochemical manufacturers is expected to play a key role in driving the regional demand in the forthcoming years.
Key players in the market:
Some of the key players profiled in the Flow Chemistry Market include Biotage AB, Syrris Ltd., Vapourtec Ltd., ThalesNano Inc., Uniqsis Ltd., Chemtrix BV, Cambridge Reactor Design Ltd., PDC Machines Inc., CEM Corporation, Future Chemistry Holding BV, Corning Incorporated and Lonza Group Ltd.
In February 2016: Chemtrix appointed Central Scientific Commerce as its distributor in Japan in order to facilitate direct reactor sales and customer support to the R&D and production communities in the economy.
In November 2015: Biotage AB opened a demonstration & application lab in Sweden which facilitated further research across all the product lines of the company.
• Microwave Irradiation
• Photochemistry Based
• Gas Based
• Continuous Flow Reactors
• Plug Flow Reactors (PFR)
• Microwave System
• Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors (CSTR)
• Meso Reactor
• Micro Reactor Systems (MRT)
• Bio fuels
• Nutraceutical Firms
End Users Covered:
• Analytical Laboratories
• Academics and Research Institutes
• Perfume & Fragrance Industries
• Agriculture and Environmental
• Food and Beverage
• 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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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 Technology 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 Flow Chemistry Market, By Technology
5.2 Microwave Irradiation
5.3 Photochemistry Based
5.4 Gas Based
6 Global Flow Chemistry Market, By Reactor
6.2 Continuous Flow Reactors
6.3 Plug Flow Reactors (PFR)
6.4 Microwave System
6.5 Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors (CSTR)
6.6 Meso Reactor
6.7 Micro Reactor Systems (MRT)
6.7.2 Micro Structured
7 Global Flow Chemistry Market, By Application
7.6 Bio fuels
7.9 Nutraceutical Firms
8 Global Flow Chemistry Market, By End User
8.2 Analytical Laboratories
8.3 Academics and Research Institutes
8.4 Perfume & Fragrance Industries
8.5 Agriculture and Environmental
8.6 Food and Beverage
9 Global Flow Chemistry Market, By Geography
9.2 North America
9.3.6 Rest of Europe
9.4 Asia Pacific
9.4.5 New Zealand
9.4.6 South Korea
9.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
9.5 South America
9.5.4 Rest of South America
9.6 Middle East & Africa
9.6.1 Saudi Arabia
9.6.4 South Africa
9.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
10 Key Developments
10.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
10.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
10.3 New Product Launch
10.5 Other Key Strategies
11 Company Profiling
11.1 Biotage AB
11.2 Syrris Ltd.
11.3 Vapourtec Ltd.
11.4 ThalesNano Inc.
11.5 Uniqsis Ltd.
11.6 Chemtrix BV
11.7 Cambridge Reactor Design Ltd.
11.8 PDC Machines Inc.
11.9 CEM Corporation
11.10 Future Chemistry Holding BV
11.11 Corning Incorporated
11.12 Lonza Group Ltd.
List of Tables
1 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Region (2020-2028) ($MN)
2 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Technology (2020-2028) ($MN)
3 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Microwave Irradiation (2020-2028) ($MN)
4 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Photochemistry Based (2020-2028) ($MN)
5 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Gas Based (2020-2028) ($MN)
6 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Reactor (2020-2028) ($MN)
7 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Continuous Flow Reactors (2020-2028) ($MN)
8 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Plug Flow Reactors (PFR) (2020-2028) ($MN)
9 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Microwave System (2020-2028) ($MN)
10 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors (CSTR) (2020-2028) ($MN)
11 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Meso Reactor (2020-2028) ($MN)
12 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Micro Reactor Systems (MRT) (2020-2028) ($MN)
13 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Capillary-Based (2020-2028) ($MN)
14 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Micro Structured (2020-2028) ($MN)
15 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Chip-Based (2020-2028) ($MN)
16 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Application (2020-2028) ($MN)
17 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Polymers (2020-2028) ($MN)
18 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Chemicals (2020-2028) ($MN)
19 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Surgical (2020-2028) ($MN)
20 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Pharmaceuticals (2020-2028) ($MN)
21 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Bio fuels (2020-2028) ($MN)
22 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Agrochemicals (2020-2028) ($MN)
23 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Petrochemicals (2020-2028) ($MN)
24 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Nutraceutical Firms (2020-2028) ($MN)
25 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By End User (2020-2028) ($MN)
26 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Analytical Laboratories (2020-2028) ($MN)
27 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Academics and Research Institutes (2020-2028) ($MN)
28 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Perfume & Fragrance Industries (2020-2028) ($MN)
29 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Agriculture and Environmental (2020-2028) ($MN)
30 Global Flow Chemistry Market Outlook, By Food and Beverage (2020-2028) ($MN)
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.
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