Pharmaceutical Polymers / Medical Polymers Market Estimated to Grow at a CAGR of 7.3% Roots Analysis

Published: August 2023


According to a recently published report by Roots Analysis, pharmaceutical polymers have emerged as one of the versatile materials in the healthcare community owing to their various benefits, including relatively lower weight, increased durability, better biocompatibility, inertness to chemicals and longer fatigue resistance

Pharmaceutical Polymers / Medical Polymers Industry Overview

The global medical polymers market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% from 2023-2035, reaching USD 46 billion by 2035.

Polymers have been employed in various fields, such as automotive, agriculture, construction, electronics, medical and textile. Specifically, in the pharmaceutical / medical sector, they find application as excipients in medicinal formulations, medical device components and packaging material, for dosage forms. In addition, they offer a number of benefits in drug delivery applications, including controlled drug release, modified pharmacokinetic and biodistribution profile, and improved drug safety. Further, various stakeholders have developed innovative pharmaceutical / medical polymers, such as biodegradable polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers, shape memory polymers and self-healing polymers.

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Market Drivers

Several factors are propelling the growth of the pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers market. A variety of polymers (with enhanced functionalities) have been developed that respond to external stimulus, including electric or magnetic field, enzymes, pH, temperature, and ultrasound waves, thereby modifying the release of the medication. The increasing production of novel pharmaceutical drugs also fuels the demand for polymers in formulation and stabilization. Further, various technological advances in this field and the rising demand for innovative drug delivery systems in the near future is likely to provide the necessary impetus to the market.

Market Restraints

While the pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers market is experiencing substantial growth, it is not without its challenges. One of the primary restraints is the presence of stringent regulations for assessing the credibility and safety of pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers. A significant concern regarding the application of polymers in the pharmaceutical industry is the safety and reusability of these pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers. Recent use of polymers, especially phthalates, have shown adverse effects to mammals and the environment, due to which they have been restricted in various regions.

Growth Factors

Despite the challenges, several growth factors continue to drive the pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers market forward. The continuous development of different types of formulations (involving sustained / targeted release of drugs) and rising applications in nanotechnology stimulates the pharmaceutical polymers market. Notably, the shift towards personalized medicines creates opportunities for customized polymeric drug delivery systems. Further, the application of polymers in tissue engineering and medical packaging is likely to have a positive impact on the pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers market.

Pharmaceutical Polymers / Medical Polymers Market Segments

Based on the type of polymer, the market is segmented into Thermoplastic Polymers, Elastomers, Thermoset Polymers and Others.

  • Thermoplastic polymers led the market for pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers, capturing the largest revenue share of 65% in 2023.
  • The thermoplastic polymers segment is anticipated to show the highest growth potential during the forecast period of 7.5% annually.

Based on the area of application, the market is segmented into Medical Devices, Excipients, Packaging and Others.

  • The medical devices segment led the market for pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers, capturing the largest revenue share of around 50% in 2023.
  • The excipients segment is anticipated to show the highest growth potential during the forecast period of over 7.5% annually.

Based on the Regional Insights, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & North Africa

  • North America dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of over 45% in 2023.
  • In Asia Pacific, the pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers market is anticipated to demonstrate lucrative growth during the forecast period of 9.2% annually.

Key Companies Profiled

The pharmaceutical polymers / medical polymers market report also includes detailed profiles of key players (listed below) that offer pharmaceutical / medical polymers:

  • Americhem
  • Borealis
  • Celanese
  • Corel Pharma Chem
  • Eastman
  • Henkel
  • KRAIBURG TPE
  • Kuraray
  • Lubrizol Life Science
  • LyondellBasell
  • Phon Tech
  • SEQENS
  • Solvay
  • Sumitomo Chemical
  • Zylog ElastoComp

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