Medical Robotics Market Research Report - Forecast till 2032

Medical Robotics Market Research Report Information by Type (Equipment, Service, and Consumables), by Product (Surgical Robots, Rehabilitation Robots, Noninvasive Radiosurgery Robots, Hospital & Pharmacy Robots, Emergency Response Robotic Systems, Logistics/Handling Robotic Systems, and Imaging Robotic Systems), by Application (Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedic, Laparoscopy, Cardiology, Aesthetic Surgery, Rehabilitation, Angiography, and Others), by Setting (Home-Care, In-Patient, and Out-Patient), by End User (Hospital & Clinics, Specialty C

ID: MRFR/MED/0803-CR | 149 Pages | Author: Kinjoll Dey | August 2023         

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Global Medical Robotics Market Overview


Medical Robotics Market size was valued at USD 11.67 billion in 2022. The Medical Robotics Market industry is projected to grow from USD 13.19 billion in 2023 to USD 52.41 billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.69% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032).


Growing applications of medical robotics is one of the major factors driving the growth of the Medical Robotics Market. Likewise, technological advancements and increasing strategic initiatives are further fueling the growth of the global market during the review period.


Medical Robotics Market


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Medical Robotics Trends



  • Growing applications of medical robotics in healthcare fuels market growth


Surgical robotics has emerged as a new growth point and technological incubator in modern surgery. Robot-assisted surgeries were developed to augment the capabilities of surgeons while performing open surgeries on a patient or to address the limits of existing minimally invasive surgery technologies. Minimally invasive surgery with surgical robotics aids in reducing recovery time, accelerating healing, and in avoiding scarring. The increased need for minimally invasive surgical treatments, as well as the use of medical robotics in helping surgical procedures, have significantly improved the efficacy of surgical operations. Therefore, the above-mentioned factors are promoting market growth.


Furthermore, the number of prescriptions filled for American adults and children rose by 85%, from 2.4 billion to 4.5 billion a year, between 1997 and 2016. The rising incidence of medication errors, particularly dispensing errors in hospitals and retail pharmacies, is a burden on pharmacists and driving demand for medical robotics for automating the dispensing process. According to the data published by Enliven Health in July 2020, medication errors harm at least 1.5 million people, and around 7,000-9,000 people die due to medication errors per year in the US.


Medical Robotics Segment Insights


Medical Robotics Type Insights


The Medical Robotics Market segmentation, based on type, includes equipment, service, and consumables. The equipment segment held the majority share in the market in 2022. The fundamental modules in equipment generally comprise a controller unit and a manipulator. The manipulator is usually in the form of a robot arm that is designed to perform actions and consists of jointed segments, sensors, a drive system, and an effector. Procuring equipment generally consists of complete robotic systems and is generally capital-intensive. The equipment goes through rigorous regulatory checks and clinical trials. Only after receiving market authorizations do such products enter into the commercial market.


Medical Robotics Product Insights


The Medical Robotics Market segmentation, based on product, includes surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, noninvasive radiosurgery robots, hospital & pharmacy robots, emergency response robotic systems, logistics/handling robotic systems, imaging robotic systems. The rehabilitation robots segment dominated the market in 2022. The surgical robots segment is further divided into soft tissue surgery, hard tissue surgery, and microsurgery.


Furthermore, the rehabilitation robots segment is further divided into assistive robots, prosthetics, orthotics, therapeutic robots, and exoskeleton robotic systems. Moreover, the hospital and pharmacy robots are further divided into telemedicine robots, I.V. robots, pharmacy robots, and cart transportation robots. Rehabilitation robots augment patient rehabilitation through the application of robotic devices. These robots allows patients to practice movements aided by the robot. In recent years, there has been a rapid and vast development of robots for the rehabilitation of sensorimotor deficits after damage to the central nervous system (CNS). For instance, in December 2021, Inrobics Social Robotics launched an AI-based robotic device to improve health rehabilitation. Further, in November 2019, Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) launched the new Welwalk WW-2000, a robot designed to provide rehabilitation support to individuals with lower limb paralysis as a result of stroke and other causes. In addition, current advancements in rehabilitation processes, methodologies, tools, and the rapid incorporation of AI are expected to increase the market for rehabilitation robots.


Figure 2: Medical Robotics Market, by Product, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Medical Robotics Market, by Product


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Medical Robotics Application Insights


Based on application, the global medical robotics industry has been segmented into neurology, oncology, orthopedic, laparoscopy, cardiology, aesthetic surgery, rehabilitation, angiography, and others. The oncology segment is further divided into breast cancer, intraoperative radiation therapy, and others. Moreover, the orthopedic segment is further bifurcated into non-contact bone cutting and bone surgery and others.


The laparoscopy segment held the largest market share in 2022. Laparoscopic devices are proved to be effective tools for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The rise in funding and reimbursement framework has been observed in laparoscopy-assisted surgeries. There has been an increasing adoption of robot-assisted laparoscopy procedures in recent times. The demand for robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery is increasing due to the significant benefits associated with laparoscopic surgical procedures, such as small or no incision, short hospital stays, less pain, quick recovery time, less wounds, and reduced blood loss.


Medical Robotics Setting Insights


The Medical Robotics Market segmentation, based on setting, includes homecare, in-patient, and out-patient. The out-patient segment dominated the market in 2022. There’s increasing adoption of surgical robotics in outpatient settings owing to its several benefits such as immediate treatment.


Medical Robotics End User Insights


The Medical Robotics Market segmentation, based on end user, includes hospital & clinics, specialty centers, rehabilitation centers, and others. The hospital & clinics segment dominated the market in 2022. This is because hospitals and clinics provide patients with all types of treatment options and consultations in a single visit. The market growth of hospitals & clinics is due to the increasing number of hospitals and the rising number of surgeries. The hospitals & clinics segment is attributed to the growing adoption of medical robotics for various applications including surgery, I.V. preparations, sterilization, logistics, diagnostics, and more.


Medical Robotics Regional Insights


By Region, the study segments the market into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The North America medical robotics market accounted for the largest market share in 2022. Key factors attributed to it are the increasing efficiency of medical robots in performing tasks that include surgeries in the geriatric population and mounting cases of trauma injuries are some of the major factors driving the growth of the medical robotics market in the region.


Further, the major countries will be study are: The US, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3: MEDICAL ROBOTICS MARKET BY REGION 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


MEDICAL ROBOTICS MARKET BY REGION


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe medical robotics market accounted for the second-largest market share due to increasing geriatric population in the developed countries and the globalization of healthcare. Furthermore, the Germany medical robotics market attributed to hold the largest market share, and the France medical robotics market is projected be the fastest growing market in the Europe region.


The Asia-Pacific medical robotics market is expected to be the fastest growing from 2023 to 2032 due to the rising geriatric population and the rise in the demand for minimally invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures. rising geriatric population and the rise in the demand for minimally invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures. Moreover, China medical robotics market accounted to hold the largest market share, and the India medical robotics market is projected to be the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Medical Robotics Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Despite several market drivers having a significant impact on market growth, the growth projectile of market players is dependent on market conditions, government assistance, and industry development. However, the market is highly competitive, with well-established companies, well-defined market entry channels, and a robust product innovation pipeline. Several industry participants are introducing products to differentiate themselves in this competitive market.


Auris Health Inc. (Auris) is a leading company that develops minimally invasive techniques. Moreover, the company transforms medical intervention by integrating robotics, micro-instrumentation, endoscope design, sensing, and data science into one platform. Additionally, Auris Health was acquired by Ethicon (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.) in 2019 to expand its digital surgery portfolio. The company has a global presence in more than 170 countries worldwide.


Moreover, In May 2022, Ethicon's monarch received FDA approval for urology procedures. Initially, the monarch was only used for bronchoscopy.


Key Companies in the medical robotics market includes.



  • Auris Health Inc. (US)

  • Medtronic (Ireland)

  • Zimmer Biomet (US)

  • Renishaw Plc. (UK)

  • Health Robotics S.R.L (Europe)

  • Stryker (US)

  • Smith+Nephew (UK)

  • Intuitive Surgical (US)

  • KUKA AG (Germany)

  • CMR Surgical (UK)


Medical Robotics Industry Developments



  • In October 2021, Medtronic received CE mark approval for the Hugo robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) system, authorizing the sale of the system in Europe.

  • In April 2021, Zimmer Biomet received FDA clearance for the rosa partial knee system for robotically assisted partial knee replacement surgeries.

  • In October 2019, Stryker acquired Mobius Imaging, LLC (US), a leader in point-of-care imaging technology, as well as GYS Tech, LLC, its sister company (US). Mobius Imaging and Cardan Robotics bring advanced imaging and robotics expertise, as well as a robust product pipeline, which allows Stryker to expand its presence in Orthopaedics, Spine, and Neurotechnology.


Medical Robotics Segmentation


Medical Robotics Type Outlook



  • Equipment

  • Service

  • Consumables


Medical Robotics Product Outlook



  • Surgical Robots

  • Rehabilitation Robots

  • Noninvasive Radiosurgery Robots

  • Hospital and Pharmacy Robots

  • Emergency Response Robotic Systems

  • Logistics/Handling Robotic Systems

  • Imaging Robotic Systems


Medical Robotics Application Outlook



  • Neurology

  • Oncology

  • Orthopedic Robotic Systems

  • Laparoscopy

  • Cardiology

  • Aesthetic surgery

  • Rehabilitation

  • Angiography

  • Others


Medical Robotics Setting Outlook



  • Home-Care

  • In-Patient

  • Out-Patient


Medical Robotics End User Outlook



  • Hospitals & Clinics

  • Specialty Centers

  • Rehabilitation Centers

  • Others


Medical Robotics Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 11.67 billion
Market Size 2023 USD 13.19 billion
Market Size 2032 USD 52.41 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 15.69% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2019 to 2021
Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Product, Application, Setting, End User, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Auris Health Inc. (US), Medtronic (Ireland), Zimmer Biomet (US), Renishaw Plc. (UK), Health Robotics S.R.L (Europe), Stryker (US), Smith+Nephew (UK), Intuitive Surgical (US), KUKA AG (Germany), and CMR Surgical (UK)
Key Market Opportunities Increasing demand for automation
Key Market Drivers Growing applications of robots in healthcare   Growing initiatives and development movements in the market helps in the growth   Technological advancements in medical robotics




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Medical Robotics Market is anticipated to reach 52.41 billion at a CAGR of 15.69% during the forecast period of 2023-2032.

The US is expected to hold 74.00% share of the North America market for medical robotics in 2022.

The medical robotics market is expected to grow at a 15.69% CAGR during the forecast period from 2023 to 2032.

The North America region market is estimated to hold the largest market share in medical robotics.

The key players include Zimmer Biomet (US), Stryker (US), Medtronic (Ireland), Smith+Nephew (UK), and Intuitive Surgical (US).

The equipment segment led the medical robotics market.

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