Robotics in Healthcare – Thematic Intelligence

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Robotics in Healthcare Market Overview

The healthcare industry, including pharma, medical devices, and healthcare providers and payors, is often risk-averse compared to other sectors when adopting new technologies. However, challenges such as COVID-19, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, and aging populations are driving digital transformation. Furthermore, the use of robots to address these challenges will become crucial as increased demand for healthcare services coincides with heightened economic uncertainty.

The robotics in healthcare thematic intelligence report provides detailed insights on the development of robotics in the healthcare industry along with complete data analysis. The report also focuses on the value chain analysis and the leading robotics vendors and adopters that are impacting the healthcare industry.

Robotics in Healthcare – Data Analysis

GlobalData forecasts, the medical robotics market was worth $4.7 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 11% during 2020 and 2030.  As an emerging field in healthcare, each of the segments within medical robotics has unique functionalities as they continue their development over the next decade. The robotics in healthcare market is segmented into care robots and surgical robots. It is estimated that the care robotics segment will grow faster than surgical robots in the coming years.

The robotics in healthcare data analysis also covers:

  • Market size and growth forecasts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital raising
  • Patent trends
  • Company filings trends
  • Hiring trends
  • Social media trends
  • Robotics timeline

Global Medical Robots Revenue (2020-2030)

Global Medical Robots Revenue (2020-2030)

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Robotics in Healthcare - Value Chain Analysis

GlobalData’s robotics value chain consists of four segments: hardware components, software components, robot manufacturing, and robotics as a service.

Robot Manufacturing: Industrial robots are typically housed in safety cages as they lack sensory intelligence, making them too dangerous to be placed near workers for fear of injury. China is the key growth driver for the industrial robot sector due to the accelerating automation in the Chinese manufacturing sector and the retooling of its automotive factories. Growth in the market is also driven by increasing demand for automation in industries other than automotive, especially electronics. The long-term prospects for growth in industrial robotics are good. However, robot prices are likely to fall, especially as the leading Chinese industrial robot makers such as Estun and Siasun increase their presence outside their home market.

Robotics Value Chain Analysis

Robotics Value Chain Analysis

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Robotics in Healthcare Sector Scorecard

GlobalData uses a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. The sector scorecards help to determine which companies are best positioned for a future filled with disruptive threats. Each sector scorecard has three screens:

The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.

The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.

The risk screen ranks companies within a particular sector based on overall investment risk.

Medical Devices Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

Medical Devices Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

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Leading Robotics Adopters in Healthcare Industry

Some of the leading healthcare companies that are currently deploying robotics are Apollo Hospitals, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Candel Therapeutics, and Eli Lilly.

Leading Robotics Vendors in Healthcare Industry

Some of the leading vendors associated with the robotics theme are Cognex, Cyberdyne, Estun Automation, FANUC, and HollySys, among others.

Specialist Robotics Vendors in Healthcare Industry

Some of the specialist robotics vendors in the healthcare sector are Baxter, CMR Surgical, Ekso Bionics, Getinge, and Globus Medical, among others.

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Robotics in Healthcare Market Overview

Report Pages 81
Regions Covered Global
Market Size (2020) $4.7 billion
CAGR (2020 – 2030) >11%
Value Chains Hardware Components, Software Components, Robot Manufacturing, and Robotics as a Service
Leading Robotics Adopters Apollo Hospitals, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Candel Therapeutics, and Eli Lilly
Leading Robotics Vendors Cognex, Cyberdyne, Estun Automation, FANUC, and HollySys
Specialist Robotics Vendors Baxter, CMR Surgical, Ekso Bionics, Getinge, and Globus Medical


This report is a thematic brief, which identifies those companies most likely to succeed in a world filled with disruptive threats. Inside, we predict how each theme will evolve and identify the leading and disrupting companies. The report covers the Robotics theme.

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GlobalData’s thematic research ecosystem is a single, integrated global research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors. It has a proven track record of identifying the important themes early, enabling companies to make the right investments ahead of the competition, and secure that all-important competitive advantage.

Develop and design your corporate strategies through an in-house expert analysis of robotics by understanding the primary ways in which this theme is impacting the medical devices industry. Stay up to date on the industry’s major players and where they sit in the value chain.Identify emerging industry trends to gain a competitive advantage.

Eli Lilly
Merck Group
Apollo Healthcare
Galaxy Care Hospital
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
HCA Healthcare
Hospital for Special Surgery
Globus Medical
Intuitive Surgical
Johnson & Johnson (J&J)
Smith & Nephew
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Zimmer Biomet

Table of Contents

Executive Summary 

Robotics Value Chain 

  • Key players in the robotics value chain
  • Robot manufacturing
  • Hardware components
  • Software components
  • Robotics as a service

Healthcare Challenges 

The Impact of Robotics on Healthcare

Case Studies 

Data Analysis 

  • Market size and growth forecasts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital raising
  • Patent trends
  • Company filings trends
  • Hiring trends
  • Social media trends
  • Robotics timeline


Sector Scorecard 

  • Medical devices sector scorecard
  • Drug manufacturing sector scorecard


Further Reading 

Our Thematic Research Methodology

About GlobalData 

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