Pathological Microscopes Market Research Report - Forecast till 2027

Global Pathological Microscopes Market Research Report: Information by Type (Electron Microscope, Optical Microscope, Compound Microscope, Digital Microscope, Fluorescence Microscope and others), Application (Bodily Fluids, Tissue Scanning and others) and End User (Pathology and Diagnostic Laboratories, Hospitals & Clinics, Forensic Laboratories and others) and Region (Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/HC/5850-CR | August 2019 | Region: Global | 105 pages

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Pathological Microscopes Market Overview

The Pathological Microscopes Market is expected to grow at a substantial CAGR of 4.50%. The estimated value of the market is projected to reach up to USD 523.20 Million by the year 2023. The pathological microscopes are basically used for the diagnosis of various infectious and chronic diseases at diagnostic centers. It is done by testing bodily fluids at the laboratories.

The growing use of microscopes for a non-pathological and pathological antonym for testing the disease is pushing the market towards growth. Also, the rapid change in the pathological industry for new and technologically advanced products will lead to substantial growth in the forecast period. North America is anticipated to hold the largest share in the Pathological Microscopes Market. After that, Europe and Asia-Pacific will hold the second and third largest share respectively. However, it is observed that the Asia-Pacific region will record the fastest growth by the end of the forecast period.

COVID-19 Analysis

The effect of COVID-19 disease was highly disruptive for various economies across the world. The growth in several industries was highly affected also including the microscopy market. The supply chain was highly affected due to the advent of lockdown due to several months. However, with the ease of lockdown restrictions, the market is expected to regain its growth gradually in the forecast period 2021-2028.

Global Pathological Microscopes Market Size, by End User, 2017 (USD Million)  Pathological Microscopes Market

Source: MRFR Analysis

Market Dynamics

Market Drivers

The major drivers of the Pathological Microscopes Market are the rising usage of pathological microscopes for the discovery of drugs. Also, the technological advancements in the development by the public and private companies will help the market to flourish in the forthcoming years.


The restraint that can hamper the growth of the Pathological Microscopes Market is the higher costs related to the development. Also, the increasing costs for pathological microscopes will suppress the market growth to some extent.


Several opportunities are projected to enhance the market growth. Due to the growing cases of infectious and chronic diseases, new opportunities for the development of pathological microscopes will rise. Furthermore, the development of pathological processes will have a positive impact on the market.


The low availability of the basic healthcare facility in various regions can be challenging for the market to grow. Also, the low availability of skilled professionals for the testing and pathological process can affect the market growth in the forecast period.

Cumulative Analysis

The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of the Pathological Microscopes Market is expected to reach 4.50%. According to the MRFR analysis, the market growth is evaluated to reach up to USD 523.20 Million during the forecast period 2021-2028. Hence, there will be substantial growth in the cumulative growth of the market.

Value Chain Analysis

The value chain of the market will enhance with the growing technological advancement and rising demand for pathological microscopes and pathological antonyms.  Also, the infrastructure development in healthcare facilitates and investments by key players will further lead to immense growth in the forthcoming years. Along with that, growing incidents of infectious and chronic diseases will also increase the importance of the Pathological Microscopes Market in the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific Pathological Microscopes Market Share, by Country, 2017 (%)  Pathological Microscopes Market

Source: MRFR Analysis

Market Segmentations

The Pathological Microscopes Market segments are divided into application, type, and the end-user. On the basis of Type, the Pathological Microscopes Global Market is divided into Tissue Scanning, Bodily Fluids, and others.

On the basis of end-user, the Pathological Microscopes Market is divided into Forensic laboratories, Clinics and Hospitals, Diagnostic and Pathology Laboratories, and others.

On the basis of Application, the Pathological Microscopes Market is bifurcated into Digital Microscope, Electron Microscope, Fluorescence Microscope, Optical Microscope, and others.

Regional Analysis

The Pathological Microscopes Market on the basis of region is segmented into Asia-Pacific, America, The Middle East, and Africa, and Europe. Firstly, the North American region will have the largest share in the market. The growing number of research and academic institutions pathological process is the major driver for the significant share. Along with that, the rising technological advancements, in pathological as well as non-pathological infrastructure will also lead to a great share.

Furthermore, the Pathological Microscopes Market growth will be substantial in the European region. The supportive policies by the government and advancements in the healthcare sector are giving a major boost to the market. It is also leading to the increase in the development and research activities in major countries such as Germany, the UK, France, Spain, etc.

Thirdly, the Asia-Pacific region will be evaluated to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. With the growing income of the population and developing infrastructure in the healthcare sector, the market will have a significant impact upon the Pathological Microscopes Market.

Competitive Landscape

The Pathological Microscopes Market is highly fragmented with the presence of several key players across the world. They do acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, market strategies, etc. Some of the key players in the Pathological Microscopes Market are as follows.

  • Sakura Finetek USA(US)

  • Bruker Corporation (US)

  • Nikon Corporation (Japan)

  • Euromex Microscopen BV (Netherlands)

  • ZEISS International (Germany)

  • Leica Biosystem Nussloch GmbH (Germany)

  • Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Japan)

  • Labomed (US)

  • Olympus Corporation (Japan)

Recent Developments

  • Hitachi High Technologies Corporation announced the opening of a “Hitachi High-Tech Science Park” in Shanghai. This inauguration highly helped the company to sell and development of analytical instruments in the Chinese market.

  • Nikon Corporation in the year 2018 launched its product called A1R HD25 confocal microscope. It has a high throughput and a high resolution. This microscope is renowned as the largest view confocal microscope of 25mm field in the world.

  • Olympus Corporation in the year 2018 partnered with a company called MedTech for reducing the overall costs and improving the quality of clinical outcomes.

Report Overview

The report Overview of the Pathological Microscopes Market is as follows.

  • Market Overview

  • COVID-19 Analysis

  • Dynamics of the Market

  • Value Chain Analysis

  • Market Segmentation

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Recent Development

Report Score and Segmentation

  • Study Period- 2021-2028

  • Base Year-2021

  • Forecast Period- 2021-2028

  • Historical Period-2019-2020

The report score is to provide insight into the various market developments in the Pathological Microscopes Global Market. It gives an idea about the drivers, opportunities, challenges, etc.  It also highlights the significant improvements and strategies for market growth by key players. The information provided in this report is collected from primary and secondary sources.


  • By Application

  • Digital Microscope

  • Electron Microscope

  • Fluorescence Microscope

  • Optical Microscope

  • Others

  • By Type

  • Tissue Scanning

  • Bodily Fluids

  • Others

  • By End-User

  • Forensic laboratories

  • Clinics and Hospitals

  • Diagnostic and Pathology Laboratories

  • Others

  • By Region

  • Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Latin America

  • North America

  • The Middle East and Africa


Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 523.20 Million
  CAGR   4.50%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Application, and End user
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Nikon Corporation (Japan), Leica Biosystems Nussloch GmbH(Germany), Olympus Corporation(Japan), ZEISS International(Germany), Sakura Finetek USA(US), Inc., Celestron, LLC.( US), Labomed(US), Inc., Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation(Japan), Bruker Corporation(US), and Euromex Microscopen BV (Netherlands)
  Key Market Opportunities

  • The Americas is estimated to dominate the global pathological microscopes market during the forecast period. This is attributed to the rising number of academic institutes, developed healthcare infrastructure and increasing research and development activities.
  • In Europe region, government bodies for the healthcare sector, increasing research and development activities, and developments in the life science sector.
  • In Asia-Pacific, developing healthcare infrastructure and increasing disposable income.
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing use of pathological microscopes in drug discovery
  • Rapid change in technology due to increasing research and development activities conducted by private as well as public partners

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    Pathological microscopes market projected to grow at approximately 4.50% CAGR during the assessment period (2020-2027).

    The valuation of the global pathological microscopes market is estimated to increase to USD 523.20 MN by the end of 2023.

    Growth in the drug discovery and development sector and streamlined workflow are major tailwinds pushing the growth of the global pathological microscopes market.

    North America holds the largest share in the global pathological microscopes market, followed by Europe and the Asia Pacific, respectively.

    Sakura Finetek USA, Inc. (U.S.), Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Japan), Leica Biosystems Nussloch GmbH (Germany), Euromex Microscopen BV (The Netherlands), ZEISS International (Germany), Celestron LLC (U.S.), Labomed, Inc. (U.S.), Olympus Corporation (Japan), Bruker Corporation (U.S.), and Nikon Corporation (Japan), are some of the top players operating in the global pathological microscopes market.

    1.1          Company Market Share Analysis

    1.1.1      Introduction

    Numerous players are operating in the global pathology microscopes market. Some of the big players have captured a significant share in the global market, taking advantage of their strong position and presence in the number of countries and regions across the world. In the global pathology microscopes market, major companies are opting for new product launches, strategic partnerships, and collaboration to strengthen their market position.



    Source: MRFR Analysis

    The top players in the global pathology microscopes market are Olympus Corporation, Nikon Corporation, and Leica Biosystems Nussloch GmbH.

    Olympus Corporation accounted for 55% of the global pathology microscopes market share in 2017. It is a market leader in global pathology microscopes market. The company operates in business segments including medical business, scientific solutions business, imaging business, and others. The company emphasizes on providing top quality products with advance technology. Olympus Corporation is expanding its portfolio by acquiring other market players. for instance, In May 2017 , the company has acquired Image Stream Medical, Inc. for USD 87 million.

    Leica Biosystems Nussloch GmbH accounted for the second-largest market share of 20.3% in 2017. It operates as a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. The company has strong presence in global pathology microscopes market. The company has six major plants all over the world and  present in more than 100 countries. Leica biosystems has strong distribution network in all the major markets. strategic partnerships, collaborations and new product launches are playing important role in development of the company. For instance, in October 2017, the company has signed distribution partnership with Polytech Domilens to strengthen its position in microscopes market of Germany.

    Nikon Corporation operates in following segments imaging products business, precision equipment business, healthcare business, industrial metrology and others. The company accounted for 13.9% of the total market share in 2017. The company is launching new products to capture the untapped markets. Nikon corporation is present in more than 70 countries and 300 locations all over the world and has strong brand name in instruments market.

    Some other major players operating in the Global Pathological Microscopes Market are  Sakura Finetek USA, Inc., Celestron, LLC., Labomed, Inc., Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Bruker Corporation, Euromex Microscopen bv and others.