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The global smart polymers market reached a value of US$ XX Billion in 2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to grow at a CAGR of XX% during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Smart polymers, also known as stimuli-responsive polymers, undergo reversible large, physical or chemical changes in response to small external changes in environmental conditions. These conditions generally include temperature, pH, light, magnetic or electric field, ionic factors, and biological molecules. Smart polymers assist in reducing dosing frequency, easing preparation, maintaining desired therapeutic concentration with a single dose, prolonging the release of the incorporated drug, lowering side effects, and improving stability. As they also offer versatility and tunable sensitivity, they find extensive applications in controlled drug delivery, tissue engineering, and biomedical applications across the globe.
Smart polymers are widely employed in the automotive industry for manufacturing a broad range of automotive exterior and interior components. These components include fiber composite tires, actuating valves, self-healing bumpers, fluid shock systems, radiation fluid detection, automated wipers, engine air-flow control, and airbag sensors. This represents one of the key factors propelling the growth of the market. Apart from this, they are also used to produce self-healing and color-changing components and systems on account of the various beneficial properties of smart polymers. Moreover, there is a significant rise in the adoption of these polymers in the biomedical and healthcare industries worldwide for smart drug delivery systems. This can be accredited to the ability of smart polymers to maintain the stability of the drug level in the therapeutic window, allow monitoring of the medication level and enhance patient compliance. The market is further driven by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak that has positively influenced the demand for biomedical devices and products, such as ventilators and face masks, to prevent the spread of the pandemic.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global smart polymers market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on type, stimulus and application.
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The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Akzo Nobel N.V., Autonomic Materials Inc., BASF SE, Covestro AG, Dow Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Huntsman International LLC, Merck KGaA, Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabian Oil Co.), SMP Technologies Inc, Solvay S.A. and The Lubrizol Corporation.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2020|
|Segment Coverage||Type, Stimulus, Application, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Countries Covered||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico|
|Companies Covered||Akzo Nobel N.V., Autonomic Materials Inc., BASF SE, Covestro AG, Dow Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Huntsman International LLC, Merck KGaA, Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabian Oil Co.), SMP Technologies Inc, Solvay S.A. and The Lubrizol Corporation.|
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