Forensic Swab Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Forensic Swab Market Research Report: Information by Type (Foam, Flocked and Cotton), Type of Swab Shaft (Wood-stick Shaft and Polystyrene Shaft), End User (Forensic Science Laboratories and Hospitals) and Region (Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/HC/5464-CR | August 2019 | Region: Global | 97 Pages         

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Forensic Swab Market Overview


The forensic swab is used for investigation purposes dealing with crime scenes. With the help of these swabs, you can collect a wide range of evidence samples such as blood, saliva, and DNA. This leads to the expansion of the forensic swab market size. Analysis of the above sample, especially the gathering of biological samples for DNA analysis, takes place in the lab to get the desired results. 


An increase in criminal activities, rise in adoption of DNA forensics, growth in the forensic biotechnology sector, and adopting government support and adopting forensic swab market trends leads to the expansion in the growth sector. Also rise in growth of chronic and infectious diseases, expansion of research and development investment, and technological advancement boosts the forensic swab market size.


Forensic Swab Market is expected to register 6.10% CAGR and is anticipated to reach USD 75.05 Billion by 2030.                     


COVID 19 ANALYSIS


The market landscape has been transformed due to the pandemic. The directional shift has been the market in the market ecosystem. The supply of the product has been hampered. Since it has attacked, it is very much difficult for the manufacturers to sail through. Fear of getting out of track has hit many marketing sectors in this pandemic.         

The government has taken enormous measures to combat this virus and help the market generate better profits. 


Global Forensic Swab Market Size, by End User, 2017 and 2023 (USD Million)  Forensic Swab Market


Source: MRFR Analysis


MARKET DYNAMICS



  • Drivers- In the past years, it is seen that an increase in criminal activities has increased at a wide rate. The support of the government for the forensic swab industry is one of the major factors driving its growth. The rise in the adoption of DNA forensics and lab services in medicals, other distribution networks, and independent agencies are the driving forces of the growth. The demand of usage rate of genetic material in a criminal investigation for dealing with questions related to legal situations acts as a driving factor for forensic swab market size. The practice of using forensic biotechnology in the administration of justice leads to the development of the market.

  • Opportunities- The competitors of the market are anticipated to have growth opportunities in the future with the rising demand of the global market. It covers a holistic evaluation in the forecast period.

  • Cumulative growth- Increase in the day-to-day crime rate across the world leads to a rise in the usage of swabs for right and exact profiling. Usage of swabs for criminal investigation and in legal situations like civil or criminal cases increases the growth of the market worldwide.

  • Restraints- Factors like rising in the price of DNA-free forensic swabs and the irregular supply of new products in the forensic market are projected to restrain its growth. 


VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS


The participants of the industry follow the value chain integration with business operations in various stages of the value chain. Numerous demands of private-public laboratories have come up in various regions to fulfill the needs of the people. The rise in demand in this sector requires a good supply chain technology to fill the gap, if any. 


SEGMENT OVERVIEW



  • By technology- due to the advancement of technology, DNA profiling has put forward the analysis and testing of degraded or even old DNA. These technologies have played a great role in the investigation and intelligence unit. It is becoming an important tool for the defense of the homeland, security, and social order.

  • By type- forensic swab market segmentation based on type is segmented into foam, flocked, and cotton tips. In 2017, the foam type forensic segment was found to be heading in the market, but the cotton swab segment occupied the highest CAGR in the market. The segmentation based on the type of segments of the market is divided into wood stick shaft, polystyrene shaft, and many more. The polystyrene shaft occupied the topmost market portion with the highest CAGR in the forecast period. The forensic swab market segmentation in 2017 carried its control and was in charge of the market. 


Global Forensic Swab Market Share, by Region, 2017 (%)
 Forensic Swab Market


Source: MRFR Analysis


REGIONAL ANALYSIS


The market region of the forensic swab is segmented into Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Africa. The Americas covers the largest share of USD 34.61 million in 2017 during the forecast period. It is anticipated to achieve a CAGR of 6.0% i.e. USD 19.29 million by 2023. As per the historical numbers published by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service in July 2014, the National DNA Index System(NDIS) contains 571,000 profiles of forensic companies.    


North America accounts for the largest regional market owing to growth in forensic labs, crime cases, and blood sampling. Increase in count of forensic labs and rise in microbiological tests along with rising usage in the medical support swab market in the given region. Europe, the second-largest market owed to research labs and rise in accidental cases, occupies the high demand in the forecast period. Asia-Pacific covers the third-largest market share in the forensic swab market forecast period owing to the rise in prevalence of the various diseases. Both Middle-East and Africa are expected to observe a reduction in growth due to their less exposure to forensic labs and lack of awareness in this region. 


COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 


The growth of the swab market will be highlighted with the increase in the market competition, frequent changes in the government, as well as rapid advances in product mix. Following the forensic swab market trends, products related to cost, quality, and reliability are expected to improve the growth of the forensic swab market manufacturers. Some leading players put many efforts into enhancing market dynamics, such as improvement of infrastructure benefits the growth.


The key players in the swab market are Becton, Dickinson and Company Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc., Merck KGaA, Copan Italia S, p, A., MWE, SARSTEDT AG, and Co. KG, Luna, Puritan Medical Products, Sirchie, and MEDTECH Forensics. 


RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 



  • The invention of the Ultra swab and HydraFlock swab was a great success. In September 2018, Puritan Medical Products received the US patent for the above-mentioned swab. These swabs are efficient enough along with their proprietary flocking processes and ideal microstructure properties.

  • The solutions of Sirchie, one of the leading forensic swab market manufacturers, was awarded International Organisation of Standardisation 9001.

  • 2015 certification from DEKRA Certification is also the major producer as it produced high-quality products.

  • Copan Italia S.p.A. in May 2017 produced specimen collection device ad rental fecal swab for pediatrics and is one of the reasons manufacturers of the forensic swab.

  • In recent days, the usage of DNA instruments has gained much traction among law enforcement. The researchers have discovered a DNA extraction technique for the DNA toolbox in this forensic swab market forecast 


REPORT OVERVIEW 


Forensic swab market report includes detailed study underlying thee factors influencing the forensic swab industry trends. The report deals with the analysis of regional and country-level market dynamics. The report includes the competitive overview covering the forensic market share. Some of the major aspects show detailed analysis of the product type, classification of product, industry structure, and participants in the forensic swab ecosystem. 


The report comprises the growth of CAGR during the forecast period from 2020-2028, and it also estimates the economic trend and market numbers in the growth year. Forensic swab market report consists of the industry players in different business sections, their company profile, revenue supply in industry sections, and even it deals with more using the assistance. This report also deals with geographical analysis, major collaboration, leading segments, acquisitions, along market trends.



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2023: USD 49.09 Million
  • 2030: 75.5 billion
  •   CAGR   6.10% (2020-2030)
      Base Year   2019
      Forecast Period   2020-2030
      Historical Data   2018
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   Type, Type of Swab Shaft, End User
      Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   Becton, Dickinson and Company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Merck KGaA, Copan Italia S.p.A., MWE, SARSTEDT AG & Co. KG, Luna, Puritan Medical Products, Sirchie, and MEDTECH Forensics.
      Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D Amongst major key Players
      Key Market Drivers

  • Rising criminal activities
  • Increasing adoption of DNA forensics, Growing forensic biotechnology sector
  • Favorable government support


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    Forensic Swab Market is predicted to touch USD 75.5 billion by 2030.

    Forensic Swab Market is projected to grow at a 6.10% CAGR between 2020-2030.

    The Americas is projected to lead the Forensic Swab Market.

    Key players profiled in the Forensic Swab Market include MEDTECH Forensics, Sirchie, Puritan Medical Products, Luna, SARSTEDT AG & Co. KG, MWE, Copan Italia S.p.A., Merck KGaA, Dickinson and Company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., and Becton.

    Extensive R&D, technological advances, and growing rate of infectious and chronic diseases are boosting market growth.

    The Forensic Swab Market is characterized by the presence of many global, regional, and local vendors. The market is competitive with all the players competing to gain a presence in the market. Intense competition, rapid advances in technology, frequent changes in government policies, and regulations are key factors that confront the market growth. The manufacturers compete based on cost, quality, and reliability. It is decisive for manufacturers to provide cost-efficient and high-quality products to survive and succeed in an intensely competitive market environment.


    The growth of market players is dependent on market conditions, government support, and industry development. Thus, manufacturers should focus on expanding geographically and improving their products. They primarily focus on the development of novel products. Although international players are dominating the market, regional and foreign players with small market shares also have a presence. The international players are likely to strengthen their presence worldwide through acquisitions during the forecast period. It has also been forecast that the improvement of the global economic scenario combined with efforts to enhance the infrastructure in emerging nations, is fueling the market growth, thereby making it an ideal time for new products and increase the global market share.


    The vendors with better technical and financial resources can develop innovative products. Further, research and development will play a major role in the development of a player in the market. Therefore, manufacturers must develop new technologies and stay abreast of emerging technologies that could affect the continuing competitiveness of their products and services in the market.


    Top Players In the Global Forensic Swab Market


    Becton, Dickinson and Company


    SARSTEDT AG & Co. KG


    Puritan Medical Products


    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc


    Intended Audience


    Swab manufacturers


    Forensic Industry


    Government organizations & associations


    Market research and consulting firms


    Venture capitalists and investors