The atelocollagen market is anticipated to grow during the forecast period owing to several factors. The demand for atelocollagen in various industries including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and cosmetics propels the growth of this market. Due to its high purity and plasticity, it can be molded into various shapes and forms. This may also drive the market. There have been several investments in R&D from different organizations to develop more useful products. This may also drive the market in the upcoming years. In addition, there has been increasing awareness regarding their availability and use, thus drawing more attention to atelocollagen-based products. Overall, this market will grow significantly during the coming years.
Although the atelocollagen market is anticipated to expand in the upcoming years, there are several factors that may restrict its growth. The production of atelocollagen products requires advanced technologies and sophisticated equipment, resulting in high production costs which can be a barrier for some individuals. This can limit the adoption of atelocollagen products, especially in developing countries. The awareness and knowledge about the benefits and applications of atelocollagen products are limited among the general population, which can hinder the growth of the market. Lastly, the extraction process for atelocollagen is very complex. Thus, the adoption of alternative products available in the market that serves similar purposes, such as hyaluronic acid and synthetic collagen can limit the growth of this market.
An increase in demand for atelocollagen, for tissue generation may provide lucrative opportunities for the key players to increase their market share in the atelocollagen market. Atelocollagen possesses various benefits including its purity, different forms, and antiaging and skincare features. Therefore, various industries are focusing on its use for the development of new products. The increasing competition among the leading market players may also provide several opportunities to this market. Atelocollagen has bone and tissue-regenerating properties and therefore can be used for various orthopedic applications. It can be used for joint replacements and bone grafting. It can be used as a vector to deliver drugs directly at the site of injury. Therefore, this market may offer promising opportunities in the upcoming years.
New product launches to flourish in the market.
In September 2020, Nitta Gelatin NA introduced the Replenwell collagen peptide under its Wellnex portfolio. The ingredients of Replenwell collagen peptide were studied for safety and efficacy using randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinical trials. It can be used for several purposes including the health of the skin, joint comfort, balance in metabolism, and others. It had been awarded NutraIngredients-USA’s 2021 Ingredient of the year for beauty-from-within. Its process and design have been patented by Wellnex.
By source: The atelocollagen market is categorized into bovine, shark, and others. Bovine atelocollagen is derived from cow's skin while porcine is derived from pig's skin. Both of this collagen can be used in cosmetics and for wound healing. Therefore this segment may account for a major share of this market in the coming years. Shark scales and fish skin can also be used for biomedical applications and cosmetics. It has a smaller molecular weight and is easily absorbed in the body. Therefore it is used in various medicines and for wound healing purposes.
By form: The atelocollagen market is classified into liquid, gas, and gel. The liquid form of atelocollagen is water-soluble and is used for wound dressing, drug delivery systems, formulation of implants, and in skincare products. The semisolid gel form of atelocollagen is widely used for cosmetic surgeries and therefore there is an increase in demand in the healthcare industry. The gel form is also used in food industries for improving the texture of meat-based products. The gel and liquid forms of atelocollagen are more commonly used due to their ease of application and ease of incorporation into any drug.
By application: The atelocollagen market is segmented into medicine, cosmetics, food & supplements, and others. Atelocollagen has excellent moisturizing properties and therefore is used in various skin-care products. Thus cosmetics industry is anticipated to grow during the forecast period as more industries are using atelocollagen in their formulations such as lotions, creams, and beauty essences. Since atelocollagen has binding properties, it is used in various meat-based products to bind the meat and improve its integrity and texture. It also provides some degree of juiciness to the meat and therefore the demand for atelocollagen is very high in the food industry.
By region: The atelocollagen market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The North America segment is predicted to dominate the market in the upcoming years owing to the presence of most key players in the region. The Asia-Pacific region may also grow due to an increase in clinical research conducted across countries like India and China. The cosmetic industries in Countries including China, Korea, and India may also lead to a rise in the demand for atelocollagen products. The segment for Europe is anticipated to show the highest growth owing to a large number of meat processing industries and slaughterhouses. This is encouraging more atelocollagen-producing industries to set up their units in this region.
Competitive analysis and profiles of the major players in the atelocollagen market, such as Collagen Matrix, Inc., Collagen Solutions Plc, Encoll, Innocoll GmbH, Integra LifeSciences Holdings, Koken Co. Ltd., Shuangmei, Stryker Co., Symatese, and Taike Bio are provided in this report.
Atelocollagen Market Report Highlights
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Key Market Players
Integra LifeSciences Holdings, symatese, Stryker Corporation, Shuangmei, Encoll, Taike Bio, Innocoll GmbH, collagen matrix, inc., KOKEN CO., LTD., collagen solutions plc