Biomaterials

Technology Map Detailed Contents September 2017

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Enabling Components
    • Metals
    • Ceramics
    • Polymers
    • Composites
    • Biological Materials
  • Biocompatibility
  • Systems and Processes
  • Applications

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors

Areas to Monitor

  • Materials Development
  • Implantable Drug-Delivery Systems
  • Regulation and Safety Issues
  • Biocompatibility Systems
  • Implant Evaluation
  • Transgenic and Recombinant Products
  • Regenerative Medicine

Implications of Commercialization

  • Using Tissue Engineering to Create Replacement Organs
  • Achieving Finely Tuned Drug Delivery
  • Rebalancing Homeostatic Mechanisms
  • Developing More Effective Long-Term Nonbiological Implants

Opportunities

  • Dentistry
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Tissue Engineering
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Dressings and Wound Closure
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Orthopedics
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Other Implants
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Implantable Drug-Delivery Devices
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities

Updates

Viewpoints Features

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