In 2012, North America accounted for the biggest market share with about 38.2% share of the global small animal imaging (in vivo) systems and reagents market, followed by Europe. Though the Asian and Latin American countries signify to be the fastest growing markets due to growing number of research institutions and CRO's, increasing government support for research and rising industry-academia partnerships for small animal research. The negative factors such as high competition in mature countries, economic slowdown and pricing pressures and will oblige the companies to focus on the Asian market.
Small animal imaging market seems to be highly competitive, as each player is focusing to gain a large market share. Rapid industry consolidation is a burning issue which is affecting the small market players and also forcing the major players to alter their marketing strategies.
This report includes company profiles of major players such as Bruker Corporation (U.S.), Siemens AG ( Germany), Life Technologies Corporation (U.S.), FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation ( Japan), Miltenyi Biotec GmbH ( Germany), PerkinElmer, Inc. (U.S.), Bioscan, Inc. (U.S.), Mediso Medical Imaging Systems ( Hungary), Gamma Medica (U.S.), Aspect Imaging ( Israel), Targeson, Inc. (U.S.) and Scanco Medical ( Switzerland).
TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION 19 1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS 19 1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION 19 1.3 MARKETS COVERED 20 1.4 STAKEHOLDERS 22 1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22 1.5.1 MARKET SIZE 22 1.5.2 MARKET SHARE 23 1.5.3 KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 23 1.5.4 KEY DATA POINTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 23 1.5.5 ASSUMPTIONS 24 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 25 3 MARKET OVERVIEW 31 3.1 INTRODUCTION 32 3.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 35 3.2.1 SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 35