Global Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem, By Product Type, By Application Type, By End User (Healthcare, Chemical, and Others) and Region - Forecast to 2027

A microfluidic chip is a set of micro-channels molded or etched on a material. These micro-channels are connected to the outside by inputs and outputs pierced through the chip, which enables the injection and removal of gases or liquids from the system. Microfluidic chips are cost effective, easy to manufacture, and easy to use. The unique chemical and physical properties that arise in fluids at micron size, coupled with the various advantages of microfluidics over conventional sized systems, are driving the growth of the microfluidic chips market ecosystem.

The increasing global patient pool in cancer, diabetes, and other immunodeficiency diseases, and the availability and affordability of diagnostics tests will drive the growth of the microfluidic chips market ecosystem. In the global microfluidic chips market ecosystem, government institutes and key market players are increasing their investments in R&D and new product development. Increasing technological advancements in fabrication and mass manufacturing of microfluidic chips will help reduce the manufacturing cost of the chips. Companies are focusing on streamlining the manufacturing process and filing patents for inventions, such as process patents, product patents, etc.

In recent years, a lot of start-up companies have entered the microfluidic chips market ecosystem. Big players can acquire or merge with them to produce synergies with respect to products and technologies and serve better and high-quality products to the end-users. There are a lot of microfluidic services companies looking for backward integrations and might go in for product innovations.

Ecosystem Snapshot: Microfluidic Chips Market Overview

                               Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem

Segmentation of Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem


Product Type Application End-use industry
Glass Genomics Healthcare
Silicon Proteomics Chemical
Polymer In-vitro Diagnostics Others
Others Drug Delivery  
  Capillary Electrophoresis  

The main factors that need to be considered while choosing the material for fabrication of a microfluidic chip are the degree of integration, the application for which the chip is to be used, the properties of the material, and the fabrication process to be used. Based on type, the polymer microfluidic chips segment accounted for the highest share of 35.7% in the base year 2018 and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 12.7% over the forecast period. The polymer microfluidic chips are cost effective and can be used in various healthcare applications. The different types of polymer materials used for manufacturing microfluidic chips are Poly di-methyl siloxane (PDMS), thermoset polyester (TPE), polystyrene (PS), Polycarbonate (PC), Poly-methyl methacrylate (PMMA), Poly-Ethylene Glycol Diacrylate (PEGDA), Perfluorinated Compounds (PFEP/ PFA/PFPE), and polyurethane (PU).

Microfluidic chips have maximum applications in the healthcare industry. Microfluidic chips can be used for point-of-care testing, drug delivery, drug discovery/screening, lab-on-chip, molecular diagnostics, bioreactors, and DNA/RNA screening (PCR), amongst others. Lab-on-chip can be used for the amplification of RNA/DNA and their detection. PCR testing is performed for the diagnosis of various diseases such as cancer, genetic diseases, and HIV, amongst others. Therefore, the commercialization of lab-on-chip will help reduce the cost of diagnosis of these diseases. Lab-on-chip also has potential applications in proteomics and cell biology.

Market Statistics Glimpse: Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem

                                             Market Statistics Glimpse Microfluidic Chips Market

Global Microfluidic Chips Market

The global microfluidic chips market was valued at US$ 3,366.4 Mn in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.2% during the forecast period. The major factors driving the growth of the microfluidic chips market are rising preference for precision medicine, increasing demand for low volume sample analysis, growing penetration of microfluidics in in-vitro diagnostics.

North America accounted for a market share of 36.2% in 2019 and is expected to dominate the microfluidic chips market ecosystem throughout the forecast period. The growing demand for precision medicine, increasing research and development activities, and increasing funding for research in the US are some of the major factors in driving the growth of the microfluidic chips market in North America. China, Japan, and India are the major contributors to the growth of the microfluidic chips industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

There are many trends that are having an impact on the market forecast. These, when evaluated from a company’s perspective, can drive growth. Our numerous consulting projects have generated sizeable synergies across all regions and all sizes of companies.

The major players operating in the global Microfluidic Chips market ecosystem are as follows:


Ecosystem Positioning

Total Revenue




Fluidigm Corporation

Product provider

US$ 117.2 mn

Healthcare, Chemicals


Agilent Technologies, Inc

Product provider

US$ 5,163 mn

Healthcare, Chemicals


Becton, Dickinson, and Company

Product provider

US$ 17.29 bn

Healthcare, Chemicals


Danaher Corporation

Product provider

US$ 17.9 bn

Healthcare, Chemicals


PerkinElmer Corporation*

Product provider

US$ 2.8 bn

Healthcare, Chemicals


*Revenue in for 2018

Very few markets have interconnectivity with other markets like Microfluidic Chips. Our Interconnectivity module focuses on the key nodes of heterogeneous markets in detail. 3D printing, Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Lab-on-a-chip, and Lab Automation markets are some of our key researched markets.

Major Interconnectivities of Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem

                                                                Major Interconnectivities of Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem


Glance on Global Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem Trends:

Trends  Product Type End-use industry Impact
3D printing is widely used in micro and nano scale microfluidic chip fabrications. Rapid prototyping is possible due to 3D printing and the mass production of devices is possible with the help of 3D printers. 3D printing particularly helps in cost reduction, miniaturization, and in manufacturing higher quality microfluidic chips. Overall   0.14%
Based on technological advancements in 3D printing and material characteristics, the fabrication process needs specific types of materials, such as polymers, silicon, and glass. The biocompatibility of the material is an important aspect in manufacturing the chip. In addition to this, mechanical strength, optical transparency, low price, and electrophoresis compatibility are inspected before the usage. Overall   xx%
An increase in the use of microfluidic chip for precision medicine helps in decreasing the lead time for diagnosis and treatment.   Healthcare xx%
Companies are using microfluidic chips for the development of diagnostic tests for novel Corona virus Overall   0.15%

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Ecosystem Report – Table of Content

  1. Introduction
    1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Definition
    2. Scope of study 
    3. About FABRIC


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    1. Sensitivity Analysis
    2. TAM SAM SOM Analysis
    3. Other Customization
  2. Executive Summary
    1. Global Market Segmentation
    2. Global Market Overview
    3. Global Market Statistics
    4. Mega Trends
    5. Competitive Landscape
      1. SWOT
      2. PEST
      3. Company Ranking
    6. Market Attractiveness

Ecosystem Positioning

  1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Ecosystem Snapshot
    1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Broad Heads
      1. Demand Side
      2. Supply Side 
    2. Global Microfluidic Chips Ecosystem Segmentation
      1. By Product Type
        1. Glass
        2. Silicon
        3. Polymer
        4. Others
      2. By Applications
        1. Genomics
        2. Proteomics
        3. In-vitro Diagnostics
        4. Drug Delivery
        5. Micro-reactor
        6. Capillary Electrophoresis
        7. Others
      3. By End-user
        1. Healthcare
        2. Chemicals
        3. Others
      4. By Region
        1. North America
          1. U.S.
          2. Canada
          3. Mexico
        2. Asia Pacific
          1. China
          2. Japan
          3. India
          4. Indonesia
          5. Thailand
          6. Rest of APAC
        3. Europe
          1. UK
          2. France
          3. Germany
          4. Italy
          5. Spain
          6. Rest of Europe
        4. Latin America
          1. Brazil
          2. Argentina
          3. Rest of LATAM 
        5. Middle East & Africa
          1. GCC
          2. Rest of MEA
  2. Competitive Landscape Mapping by Ecosystem Positioning
    1. Company by each node
    2. Vendor Landscaping
  3. Ecosystem Level Analysis

Trend Analysis

  1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Trends
    1. Trend Mapping
      1. Trend Description
      2. Trend Evaluation
        1. Impact
        2. Importance
        3. Remarks
      3. Trend Outlook (Short, Mid, Long Term)
      4. Trend Company Mapping
      5. Related Global Microfluidic Chips Ecosystem Mapping
      6. Trend Region/Country Mapping

Global Microfluidic Chips Ecosystem Regulatory Analysis

  1. Overview
    1. Regulatory Mapping
    2. Regulatory Impact
    3. Regulatory Interlinkage

Global Microfluidic Chips Market Sizing, Volume and ASP Analysis & Forecast

  1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Sizing & Volume
    1. Cross-segmentation
    2. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Sizing and Global Microfluidic Chips Market Forecast
    3. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Volume Analysis
    4. Average Selling Price Analysis
    5. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Growth Analysis

Competitive Intelligence

  1. Competitive Intelligence
    1. Top Industry Players vs Trend Tagging
        1. Importance
        2. Trend Nature (Positive/ Negative)
        3. Value
        4. Interconnectivity for each vendor
    2. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Share Analysis
        1. By Each Node
    3. Strategies Adopted by Global Microfluidic Chips Market participants
        1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Players Strategies
        2. New product launch Strategies
        3. Geographic Expansion Strategies
        4. Product-line Expansion Strategies
        5. Operational / Efficiency building Strategies
        6. Other Strategies

Company Profiles

  1. Company Profiling Summary
    1. Company List & Fundamentals
    2. Ecosystem Positioning
  2. Company Profiles - including the:
    1. Fluidigm Corporation
      1. Company Fundamentals
      2. Subsidiaries list
      3. Share Holding Pattern
      4. Key Employees and Board of Directors
      5. Financial Analysis
        1. Financial Summary
        2. Ratio Analysis
        3. Valuation Metrics
      6. Product & Services
      7. Client & Strategies
      8. Ecosystem Presence
      9. SWOT
      10. Trends Mapping
      11. Analyst Views
    2. Agilent Technologies, Inc
    3. Becton, Dickinson and Company
    4. Danaher Corporation
    5. PerkinElmer Corporation
    6. Bio-Rad Laboratories
    7. Dolomite Microfluidics
    8. 908 Devices Inc.
    10. Micralyne Inc

Global Microfluidic Chips Market Developments

  1. Global Microfluidic Chips Market Events & Rationale
    1. R&D, Technology and Innovation
    2. Business & Corporate advancements
    3. M&A, JVs/Partnerships
    4. Political, Macro-economic, Regulatory
    5. Awards & Recognition
    6. Others

Research Methodology & Approach

  1. Research Methodology and Approach
    1. Assumptions/ Inferences
    2. Sources
      1. Primary Interviews
      2. Secondary Sources
        1. Key Secondary Webpages
        2. Whitepapers
        3. Annual Reports
        4. Investor/Analyst Presentations
    3. Appendix
    4. Contact

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