Navigation Links
State-of-the-Art Tissue Engineering and Organ Regeneration Technologies Yield Healthcare Market Disruption

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tissue engineering is a rapidly diversifying technology that emerged as a regenerative or reparative medicine with potential to circumvent organ shortage globally. Extensive developments in tissue engineering, which involve leveraging technologies from biomaterials, molecular medicine, biochemistry, nanotechnology, genetic, and biomedical engineering, target the restructure and/or repair of human organs through regeneration and cell expansion.

In recent years, cell-based technologies and the integration of genetics – with the use of biological substitutes that aim to restore, maintain or enhance tissue function – have been a popular approach for tissue regeneration and reparation treatment, according to Frost & Sullivan's Advances in Tissue Engineering and Organ Regeneration: Technology Market Penetration and Roadmapping analysis (

For more information on this research, please email Jennifer Carson, Corporate Communications, at

Tissue engineering has been a field marked by extensive research and development (R&D), and companies take several years to commercially launch products.

"Still considered a nascent science, research in the field has offered and continues to offer an increasing number of substitutes for applications that would enable the human body to withstand pain and injuries," said Frost & Sullivan Technical Insights Industry Analyst Darshana De. "Apart from previous applications such as the common regeneration of bone, cartilage and skin, current targets have expanded to cardiovascular, kidney, pancreas, liver, spine, ligament, esophagus, cornea, thoracic, lung, nerve, lymphatic and blood vessels."

Despite this expanding capability and the technology's remarkable impact on the healthcare sector, tissue engineers need to overcome many challenges for their field to gain recognition as a mainstream medical technology. For instance, safety and efficacy remain top concerns with several products still undergoing research studies for their validation. Therefore, most patients continue to opt for treatment by medication and the usage of medical devices for temporary relief of symptoms.

Nevertheless, regenerative medicine has immense scope as a disruptive technology, especially as a number of medical device and pharmaceutical companies are conducting R&D through mergers and acquisitions with smaller companies or partnerships with the academic sector.

"As a result, stem cells and cell transplantation technology have evolved from a lab-based research hypothesis model into an applicable treatment mode for patients," observed De. "Recent advancements in molecular biology tools, imaging equipment, and cellular mechanism elucidation could provide more discoveries, substantiation, and an improved R&D process for cell-based therapies."

The convergence of these methodologies and equipment will open up new opportunities for different stakeholders and quicken market penetration.

Advances in Tissue Engineering and Organ Regeneration: Technology Market Penetration and Roadmapping, a part of the Technical Insights subscription, details the advancements in tissue engineering technology and provides an overview of the value chain networks existing in this domain. The study analyzes the market impact of innovations in tissue engineering and organ regeneration, key business accelerators and challenges, and end-user demand. Further, this research service includes detailed technology analysis and industry trends evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.

Technical Insights is an international technology analysis business that produces a variety of technical news alerts, newsletters, and research services.

Connect with us on social media, including Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, and LinkedIn, for the latest news and updates.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

Our "Growth Partnership" supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure.

  • The Integrated Value Proposition provides support to our clients throughout all phases of their journey to visionary innovation including: research, analysis, strategy, vision, innovation and implementation.
  • The Partnership Infrastructure is entirely unique as it constructs the foundation upon which visionary innovation becomes possible. This includes our 360 degree research, comprehensive industry coverage, career best practices as well as our global footprint of more than 40 offices.

For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies?

Contact Us:     Start the discussion

Join Us:           Join our community

Subscribe:       Newsletter on "the next big thing"

Register:         Gain access to visionary innovation

Advances in Tissue Engineering and Organ Regeneration: Technology Market Penetration and Roadmapping

Jennifer Carson
Corporate Communications – North America
P: 210.247.2450

LinkedIn: Transform Health Group
Twitter: @Frost_Sullivan
Facebook: Frost & Sullivan

SOURCE Frost & Sullivan
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. World Stem Cell Report 2013 highlights expert opinion and state-of-the-art science
2. Innovative cell printing technologies hold promise for tissue engineering R&D
3. Newly found protein helps cells build tissues
4. Study finds Western diet detrimental to fetal hippocampal tissue transplants
5. Ultrasound idea: Prototype NIST/CU bioreactor evaluates engineered tissue while creating it
6. Make or break for cellular tissues
7. Potential new approach to regenerating skeletal muscle tissue
8. Seeing inside tissue
9. Penn researchers improve living tissues with 3-D printed vascular networks made from sugar
10. GEN reports on growth of tissue engineering revenues
11. NIH funds development of tissue chips to help predict drug safety
Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/24/2017)... , April 24, 2017 ... and partner with  Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) ... "With or without President Trump,s March 6, 2017 ... Terrorist Entry , refugee vetting can be instilled with ... resettlement. (Right now, all refugee applications are suspended ...
(Date:4/13/2017)... UBM,s Advanced Design and Manufacturing event in ... and evolving technology through its 3D Printing and Smart ... the expo portion of the event and feature a ... on trending topics within 3D printing and smart manufacturing. ... will take place June 13-15, 2017 at the Jacob K. ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... , April 11, 2017 No ... but researchers at the New York University Tandon ... of Engineering have found that partial similarities between ... systems used in mobile phones and other electronic ... The vulnerability lies in the fact ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... They call ... complex biological network, a depiction of a system of linkages and connections so ... PhD, associate professor of computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and director ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... DuPont Pioneer and recently formed CasZyme, a ... a multiyear collaboration to identify and characterize novel CRISPR-Cas nucleases. The goal of ... across all applications. , Under the terms of the agreement, Pioneer will provide ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Wound Market with the addition of its newest module, US Hemostats & Sealants. ... for thrombin hemostats, absorbable hemostats, fibrin sealants, synthetic sealants and biologic sealants used ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... genomics analysis platform specifically designed for life science researchers to analyze and ... researcher Rosalind Franklin, who made a major contribution to the discovery of ...
Breaking Biology Technology: