Organs-On-Chips 2017

Yole Développement

Currently worth a few million dollars, the emerging organs-on-chips market has the potential to become a multi-billion dollar market.



  • Introduction to the problems organs-on-chips could solve in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agro-food, chemical, consumer goods industries
  • Overview of organs-on-chips technologies, users and applications
  • Comparison of organs-on-chips technologies with other alternatives and overview of their respective strengths and limitations
  • History of the organs-on-chips industry from its inception to its current state
  • Summary of funding, partnerships and collaborations
  • The impact of regulatory agencies
  • How will this industry evolve and why?
  • Analysis of different business models including service, sales of devices, and hybrid
  • Market data and forecasts 2015-2022
  • Who is offering/developing which types of organs?
  • Key technical aspects including cell sources, flow control and perfusion systems, materials and manufacturing


This report’s objectives are to:

  • Explain the challenges linked to drug discovery
  • Provide an introduction about organs-on-chips technologies: purpose, applications, users and benefits
  • Give an overview of organ-on-chip history, along with a presentation of main players and their respective technologies. Who’s providing what, who’s working with who?
  • Understand the limits of current technologies, how they may evolve in the coming years, what the main challenges are and how to overcome them
  • Understand what the end-users expect, how the industry will be impacted, how the regulatory landscape will evolve
  • Scrutinise organs-on-chips’ technical aspects, including: different types of platforms, importance of pumping systems, sources of cells, materials and manufacturing
  • Provide market data and forecasts

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