Wearable Injectors Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Production, Consumption, Revenue, Company Analysis and Forecast 2021-2030

The global Wearable Injectors market size is expected to be worth around US$ 28.3 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Wearable Injectors market size was valued at US$ 14.9 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 27.2 % during forecast period 2021 to 2030.

Growth Factors

Wearable injectors are drug administration devices designed to deliver drugs in large volumes subcutaneously. It is gaining popularity owing to its advantages such as reduced pain, ease of administration, and elimination of costly health facility visits.

Over the last decade, patient interest in the self-administration of injectable drug therapies has grown. The increasing prevalence of diabetes, chronic pain, and auto-immune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, is increasing the use of wearable injectors. Their demand is increasing for the long-term management of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), high cholesterol, and cancer. This is expected to create a lucrative opportunity for advanced device manufacturers to make devices used to administer larger dose volumes at the comfort of home.

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has brought remote care technologies, such as wearable injectors, into the spotlight. Demand for chronic disease products remains largely unaffected by the pandemic. Since wearable injectors serve with the option of delivering medications at home, its demand has also remained stable or rather grown for the short term. Patients suffering from chronic diseases are opting for these devices as it reduces the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by eliminating hospital visits. The pandemic has, however, affected some of the devices in the pipeline, affecting short-term investments. Leading players who continue to invest in innovation push projects forward despite COVID-19 are expected to put their companies in a stronger competitive position post-crisis.

Report Highlights

The on-body segment dominated the market in 2020 with a share of 55.7% and is projected to maintain its lead over the forecast period. These are comfortable to wear on the skin, particularly the stomach. They are also water-resistant and convenient to use at home.

In 2020, Enable Injections formed a partnership with Sanofi for its enFuse drug delivery platform. enFuse is an on-body drug delivery platform that has a self-contained drug transfer system, which is compatible with standard syringes or vial container formats. Based on type, the market is segmented into on-body and off-body wearable injectors.

The off-body segment is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period as these devices eliminate perils, such as painful removal of devices, adhesive fitting issues to the skin, and skin sensitivity or irritation. Moreover, the increasing investment in remote device development is another factor expected to introduce numerous new products for the off-body segment.

The spring-based segment dominated the market in 2020 with a share of 36.3% and is projected to maintain its lead over the forecast period. This is attributed to the rising demand for adhesive patches as these devices are user-friendly and enable patients to accurately deliver the drug subcutaneously by pressing one or more buttons on the device. Based on technology, the market is segmented into spring-based, motor-driven, rotary pump, expanding battery, and others, which include pressurized gas and collapsible reservoir technology-based wearable injectors.

The motor-driven segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period due to increasing customer demand for these devices as they are more convenient for use as compared to others. Ypsomed AG offers YpsoDose, a large volume patch injector that is based on the motor-driven system. In 2020, the company collaborated with SCHOTT and Lonza to develop a comprehensive solution for wearable patch injectors for the subcutaneous self-administration of large volumes of liquid formulations.

The oncology segment dominated the market in 2020 with a share of 29.9% owing to the rising prevalence of cancer, coupled with an increasing shift toward self-administration of medication among patients. Based on application, the market is segmented into oncology, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases, and others, which include anxiety, neurology, anemia/blood disorders, respiratory disorders, skin diseases, genetic disorders, and digestive disorders.

The autoimmune diseases segment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment over the forecast period due to the rising prevalence of diabetes and the increasing adoption of wearable injectors due to their competitive advantage over insulin pumps. Stevanato Group offers a wearable device, SG EZ-be Pod, for diabetes patients. In 2020, the company had planned investments of USD 482.02 million, of which a significant amount is allocated to R&D programs for the manufacturing of drug delivery systems, including SG EZ-be Pod, its wearable device for the treatment of diabetes.

The home care segment dominated the market in 2020 with a share of 40.8% and is expected to maintain its lead over the forecast period. This is due to the rising preference for self-administration of medication and the increasing need to curb healthcare costs. In addition, the growing demand for technologically developed drug delivery, which lowers the hospitalization rate and requires minimal expertise, is expected to boost the market growth. Based on end-use, the market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, home care, and others.

The hospitals segment is expected to witness lucrative growth during the forecast period owing to the increased number of patients that require hospitalization. Moreover, the increasing number of hospitals across the globe is anticipated to drive the segment.

North America dominated the market in 2020 with a share of 41.5% owing to the rising prevalence of chronic and lifestyle-related diseases and the presence of sophisticated healthcare infrastructure. In addition, the local presence of major market players in the U.S., such as Becton; Dickinson and Company; Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.; Unilife Corporation; SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc.; Amgen, Inc.; and Enable Injections, is expected to boost the market growth.

Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing regional market over the forecast period. This can be attributed to the increasing geriatric population, especially in countries such as Japan, a wide diabetic population in countries such as China, and the rise in the number of chronic diseases in this region. In November 2020, Terumo Corporation, a Japan-based medical technology company, received CE Mark for its MEDISAFE WITH insulin pump system. The product that is developed and manufactured in Japan is the first and only tubing-free patch pump for insulin delivery available in the country since its commercial launch in 2018. By obtaining CE Mark, the company will now be able to initiate the global product launch of its product.

High Incidence of Chronic Diseases to Propel Demand

The demand within the global market for wearable injectors has been escalating on account of the rising incidence of severe chronic diseases. Several patients are in dire need for continual administration of drugs in order to maintain their health, thus, necessitating the need for wearable injectors. The injection of insulin in diabetics is carried out through the use of wearable injectors, and this creates lucrative growth opportunities within the global market for wearable injectors. Treatment of diseases such as cancer, arthritis, psoriasis, and Crohn;s diseases also involves the use of wearable injectors.

The inclination of the masses towards easier methods of drug injection has also le to the growth of the global market for wearable injectors. Furthermore, the rising geriatric population that is at a risk of suffering needle stick injuries also propels demand within the global wearable injectors market.

Use of Traditional Methods to Hamper Growth

Despite several advantages of wearable injectors, several hospitals and healthcare centers still prefer to use traditional methods for the injection of drugs or hormonal liquids. This has emerged as a huge roadblock for the growth of the global market for wearable injectors. Furthermore, the lack of skilled professionals who can inform and instruct the patients about the usage of wearable injectors also hampers the growth of the global market. However, the nascent developments in the healthcare industry and sophistication of medical procedures are expected to propel demand within the global market for wearable injectors.

Popularity of Wearable Technologies to Drive Demand

The growing relevance of wearable injectors and technologies has created new pathways for market growth and maturity. Several medical experts have pointed to the potential of wearable technologies in helping the medical industry in expediting treatment processes. Minor jumps and medical advances can be a source of relief for patients suffering from chronic illnesses. The hassle of undergoing multiple manual procedures for administration of medical fluids can be extremely traumatizing for patients. Patients suffering from heart diseases, cancer, and diabetes are especially prone to suffering from excessive stress due to frequent exposure to hospitals for minor fluid administration. Therefore, use of wearable injectors has emerged as an important dynamic of market growth and maturity in recent times. It is legit to expect that the growth graph of the global wearable injectors market would ascend along a lucrative pathway in the years to come by.

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Report Coverage Details
Market Size US$ 28.3 Billion by 2030
Growth Rate CAGR of 14.9% From 2021 to 2030
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2021 to 2030
Largest Market North America
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Companies Mentioned Becton, Dickinson and Company, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Unilife Corporation, SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc., Amgen, Inc.


Key Players

  • Becton, Dickinson and Company

  • Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

  • Unilife Corporation

  • SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc.

  • Amgen, Inc.

  • Insulet Corporation

  • Enable Injections

  • West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

  • CeQur SA

Market Segmentation

  • Type Outlook

    • On-body

    • Off-body

  • Technology Outlook 

    • Spring-based

    • Motor-driven

    • Rotary Pump

    • Expanding Battery

    • Other

  • Application Outlook

    • Oncology

    • Infectious Diseases

    • Cardiovascular Diseases

    • Autoimmune Diseases

    • Others

  • End-use Outlook 

    • Hospitals

    • Clinics

    • Home Care

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook 

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

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In terms of production side, this report researches the Wearable Injectors capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

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The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

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Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Wearable Injectors market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Wearable Injectors market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Wearable Injectors. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Wearable Injectors. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Wearable Injectors are as follows:

  • Historic Year: 2017-2020
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2030

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The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

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