The global market for microscopes, accessories and supplies reached $4.3 billion in 2014. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% from $4.6 billion in 2015 to $6.3 billion in 2020.

This report provides:
  • An overview of the global market for microscopes and accessories, with coverage of optical (light) microscopes, electron microscopes, scanning probe microscopes, and other types (e.g., focused ion beam, confocal).
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
  • Definitions and a brief history of microscopy.
  • Examination of microscope technologies.
  • Patent analysis.
  • Discussion of trends by type of instrument, end-user segment, and geographical region.
  • A look at the industry structure, including company size and financial performance, ownership, and market shares.