TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 16
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT 17
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 STAKEHOLDERS 17
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 19
2.2 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 22
2.3 MARKET SHARE ESTIMATION 23
2.3.1 KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 23
2.3.2 KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 23
2.3.3 ASSUMPTIONS FOR THE STUDY 24
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 25
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 29
4.1 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET POISED FOR GROWTH 29
4.2 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION 31
5 MARKET OVERVIEW 32
5.1 INTRODUCTION 33
5.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 33
5.2.1 BY PRODUCT 33
5.2.2 BY SYSTEM TYPE 33
5.2.3 BY APPLICATION 34
5.2.4 BY END USER 34
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 35
5.3.1 DRIVERS 36
5.3.1.1 Increase in R&D funding 36
5.3.1.2 Increasing healthcare expenditure 36
5.3.1.3 Technical advantages of LCM 37
5.3.1.4 Contamination-free technique 39
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 40
5.3.2.1 High costs of instruments, accessories, and maintenance 40
5.3.2.2 Requirement of high degree of technical expertise 40
5.3.2.3 RNA degradation 40
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 41
5.3.3.1 Emerging economies 41
5.3.4 CHALLENGE 42
5.3.4.1 Time-consuming sample preparation process 42
5.3.5 TRENDS 42
5.3.5.1 Technological advancements 42
6 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY PRODUCT 44
6.1 INTRODUCTION 45
6.2 INSTRUMENTS 46
6.3 CONSUMABLES 48
6.3.1 REAGENTS & MEDIA 50
6.3.2 ASSAY KITS 51
6.3.3 OTHER CONSUMABLES 52
6.4 SOFTWARE AND SERVICES 53
7 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY SYSTEM TYPE 55
7.1 INTRODUCTION 56
7.2 ULTRAVIOLET LCM 58
7.3 INFRARED LCM 59
7.4 ULTRAVIOLET AND INFRARED LCM 60
7.5 IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE LCM 61
8 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY APPLICATION 62
8.1 INTRODUCTION 63
8.2 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT 65
8.2.1 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 67
8.2.2 CELL BIOLOGY 67
8.2.3 FORENSIC SCIENCE 68
8.3 DIAGNOSTICS 69
8.4 OTHER APPLICATIONS 70
9 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY END USER 72
9.1 INTRODUCTION 73
9.2 ACADEMIC AND GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES 75
9.3 HOSPITALS 77
9.4 PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES 78
9.5 CONTRACT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS 79

10 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY REGION 81
10.1 INTRODUCTION 82
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 85
10.2.1 U.S. 92
10.2.2 CANADA 97
10.3 EUROPE 102
10.4 ASIA 107
10.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 113
11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 118
11.1 INTRODUCTION 118
11.2 STRATEGIC OVERVIEW 118
11.3 LEADING PLAYERS IN THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET 119
11.4 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 120
11.4.1 NEW PRODUCT AND SERVICE LAUNCHES 121
11.4.2 ACQUISITIONS 122
11.4.3 EXPANSION 122
11.4.4 AGREEMENTS AND COLLABORATIONS 123
11.4.5 OTHER DEVELOPMENTS 123
12 COMPANY PROFILES 124

(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, & Developments)*
12.1 INTRODUCTION 124
12.2 CARL ZEISS AG 125
12.3 DANAHER CORPORATION 128
12.4 THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC, INC. 131
12.5 AVANSCI BIO LLC 134
12.6 DENOVA SCIENCES PTE. LTD. 135
12.7 INDIVUMED GMBH 136
12.8 OCIMUM BIOSOLUTIONS LTD. 137
12.9 MOLECULAR MACHINES & INDUSTRIES 138
12.10 THERANOSTICS HEALTH INC. 139
12.11 3DHISTECH LTD 140

*Details on Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, & Developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13 APPENDIX 141
13.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 141
13.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 142
13.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 144
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 145
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 146


LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SUMMARY 25
TABLE 2 INCREASING HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE BY BIOTECHNOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES IS PROPELLING THE GROWTH OF THE LCM MARKET 39
TABLE 3 HIGH COSTS OF INSTRUMENTS, ACCESSORIES, AND MAINTENANCE TO RESTRICT THE MARKET GROWTH 41
TABLE 4 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 46
TABLE 5 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION INSTRUMENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 47
TABLE 6 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 48
TABLE 7 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 49
TABLE 8 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION REAGENTS & MEDIA MARKET SIZE,
BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 50
TABLE 9 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION ASSAY KITS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 51
TABLE 10 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION OTHER CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE,
BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 52
TABLE 11 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION SOFTWARE AND SERVICES MARKET SIZE,
BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 54
TABLE 12 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY SYSTEM TYPE,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 13 ULTRAVIOLET LCM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 14 INFRARED LCM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 15 ULTRAVIOLET AND INFRARED LCM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 60
TABLE 16 IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE LCM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 17 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 18 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 19 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 20 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 21 CELL BIOLOGY MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 22 FORENSIC SCIENCE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 23 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR DIAGNOSTICS,
BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 24 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS,
BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 25 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 26 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 27 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR HOSPITALS,
BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 28 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 29 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE FOR CONTRACT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 30 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 31 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE,
BY PRODUCT, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 33 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 34 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE,
BY SYSTEM TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 35 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE,
BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 37 NORTH AMERICA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE,
BY END USER, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 38 U.S.: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 39 U.S.: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE,
BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 40 U.S.: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY SYSTEM TYPE,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 41 U.S.: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 42 U.S.: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 43 U.S.: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 44 CANADA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 45 CANADA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE,
BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 46 CANADA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY SYSTEM TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 47 CANADA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 48 CANADA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 49 CANADA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 50 EUROPE: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 51 EUROPE: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE,
BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 52 EUROPE: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY SYSTEM TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 53 EUROPE: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 54 EUROPE: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 55 EUROPE: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 56 ASIA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 57 ASIA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE,
BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 58 ASIA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY SYSTEM TYPE,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 59 ASIA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 60 ASIA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 61 ASIA: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 62 ROW: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY PRODUCT,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 63 ROW: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET SIZE,
BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 64 ROW: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY SYSTEM TYPE,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 65 ROW: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 116
TABLE 66 ROW: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 116
TABLE 67 ROW: LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER,
2013-2020 (USD MILLION) 117
TABLE 68 RANK OF COMPANIES IN THE GLOBAL LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, 2015 119
TABLE 69 MARKET DEVELOPMENTS BETWEEN JANUARY 2012 AND JULY 2015 120
TABLE 70 NEW PRODUCT AND SERVICE LAUNCHES, 2012-2015 121
TABLE 71 ACQUISITIONS, 2012-2015 122
TABLE 72 EXPANSIONS, 2012-2015 122
TABLE 73 AGREEMENTS AND COLLABORATIONS, 2012-2015 123
TABLE 74 OTHER DEVELOPMENTS, 2012-2015 123


LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET 16
FIGURE 2 RESEARCH DESIGN 18
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 20
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 20
FIGURE 5 BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARY INTERVIEWS: BY COMPANY TYPE, DESIGNATION, AND REGION 21
FIGURE 6 DATA TRIANGULATION METHODOLOGY 22
FIGURE 7 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE,
BY PRODUCT, 2015 VS. 2020 26
FIGURE 8 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE,
BY SYSTEM TYPE, 2015 VS. 2020 26
FIGURE 9 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE,
BY APPLICATION, 2015 VS. 2020 27
FIGURE 10 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE,
BY END USER, 2015 VS. 2020 27
FIGURE 11 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE,
BY REGION, 2015 VS. 2020 28
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET TO WITNESS HIGH GROWTH DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 29
FIGURE 13 INSTRUMENTS SEGMENT ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN 2015 30
FIGURE 14 ASIA TO WITNESS HIGHEST GROWTH (2015 TO 2020) 30
FIGURE 15 ASIAN MARKET SHOWS LUCRATIVE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES 31
FIGURE 16 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET: BY PRODUCT 33
FIGURE 17 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET: BY SYSTEM TYPE 33
FIGURE 18 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET: BY APPLICATION 34
FIGURE 19 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET: BY END USER 34
FIGURE 20 INCREASE IN HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE WILL DRIVE THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET 35
FIGURE 21 R&D INVESTMENTS OF PHRMA MEMBERS (2003-2013) 36
FIGURE 22 INCREASING HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT DRIVER FOR THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET 37
FIGURE 23 LARGE NUMBERS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY PATENTS GRANTED IN 2012 41
FIGURE 24 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SEGMENTATION, BY PRODUCT 45
FIGURE 25 INSTRUMENTS TO COMMAND THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET IN 2015 45
FIGURE 26 NORTH AMERICA WILL BE THE LARGEST REGIONAL SEGMENT OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION INSTRUMENTS MARKET IN 2015 47
FIGURE 27 REAGENTS & MEDIA TO COMMAND THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET IN 2015 48
FIGURE 28 NORTH AMERICA TO DOMINATE THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION CONSUMABLES MARKET IN 2015 49
FIGURE 29 ASIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION SOFTWARE AND SERVICES MARKET 53
FIGURE 30 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY SYSTEM TYPE 56
FIGURE 31 ULTRAVIOLET LCM SEGMENT COMMANDS THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET IN 2015 57
FIGURE 32 NORTH AMERICA WILL BE THE LARGEST REGIONAL SEGMENT IN THE ULTRAVIOLET LCM MARKET IN 2015 58
FIGURE 33 ASIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT IN THE INFRARED LCM MARKET IN THE FORECAST PERIOD 59
FIGURE 34 NORTH AMERICA WILL BE THE LARGEST REGIONAL SEGMENT IN THE ULTRAVIOLET AND INFRARED LCM MARKET IN 2015 60
FIGURE 35 ASIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT IN THE IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE LCM MARKET IN THE FORECAST PERIOD 61
FIGURE 36 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY APPLICATION 63
FIGURE 37 THE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SEGMENT IS EXPECTED TO COMMAND THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET IN 2015 64
FIGURE 38 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY IS EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SEGMENT OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION
MARKET IN 2015 65
FIGURE 39 NORTH AMERICA IS EXPECTED TO BE THE LARGEST REGIONAL MARKET FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT IN 2015 66
FIGURE 40 ASIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT IN THE DIAGNOSTICS MARKET IN THE FORECAST PERIOD 69
FIGURE 41 NORTH AMERICA IS EXPECTED TO BE THE LARGEST REGIONAL MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS IN 2015 71
FIGURE 42 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET SEGMENTATION, BY END USER 73
FIGURE 43 ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO COMMAND THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET IN 2015 74
FIGURE 44 PUBLIC-SECTOR RESEARCH FUNDING IS DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES SEGMENT 75
FIGURE 45 NORTH AMERICA TO DOMINATE THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET FOR ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES (2015) 76
FIGURE 46 ASIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET FOR HOSPITALS IN THE FORECAST PERIOD 77
FIGURE 47 ASIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET FOR PHARMACEUTICAL & BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN THE FORECAST PERIOD 78
FIGURE 48 NORTH AMERICA TO BE THE LARGEST REGIONAL SEGMENT OF THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET FOR CONTRACT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS (2015) 80
FIGURE 49 GLOBAL ECONOMIC INDICATORS 82
FIGURE 50 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET, BY REGION, 2015-2020 (MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE) 83
FIGURE 51 LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET IN ASIA IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE FROM 2015 TO 2020 84
FIGURE 52 NORTH AMERICA: ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2003-2012) 85
FIGURE 53 NORTH AMERICA: MARKET SNAPSHOT 86
FIGURE 54 CANADA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGIONAL SEGMENT IN NORTH AMERICA (2015) 87
FIGURE 55 INSTRUMENTS ESTIMATED TO BE THE LARGEST PRODUCT SEGMENT IN NORTH AMERICA (2015) 88
FIGURE 56 ULTRAVIOLET LCM TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE IN NORTH AMERICA (2015) 89
FIGURE 57 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ESTIMATED TO FORM THE LARGEST APPLICATIONS SEGMENT IN NORTH AMERICA (2015) 90
FIGURE 58 ACADEMIC AND GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO BE THE LARGEST END USER SEGMENT IN NORTH AMERICA (2015) 91
FIGURE 59 U.S.: ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2003-2012) 92
FIGURE 60 INSTRUMENTS ESTIMATED TO FORM THE LARGEST PRODUCT SEGMENT IN THE U.S. (2015) 93
FIGURE 61 ULTRAVIOLET LCM TO DOMINATE THE U.S. MARKET (2015) 94
FIGURE 62 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TO FORM THE LARGEST APPLICATION SEGMENT IN THE U.S. 95
FIGURE 63 ACADEMIC AND GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO DOMINATE THE U.S. MARKET (2015) 96
FIGURE 64 CANADA: ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2003-2012) 97
FIGURE 65 INSTRUMENTS TO FORM THE LARGEST PRODUCT SEGMENT IN CANADA (2015) 98
FIGURE 66 ULTRAVIOLET LCM TO DOMINATE THE MARKET IN CANADA (2015) 99
FIGURE 67 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TO FORM THE LARGEST APPLICATIONS SEGMENT IN CANADA 100
FIGURE 68 ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO DOMINATE THE LCM MARKET IN CANADA (2015) 101
FIGURE 69 EUROPE: ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2003-2012) 102
FIGURE 70 INSTRUMENTS TO FORM THE LARGEST PRODUCT SEGMENT IN EUROPE (2015) 103
FIGURE 71 ULTRAVIOLET LCM TO DOMINATE THE MARKET IN EUROPE (2015) 104
FIGURE 72 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TO FORM THE LARGEST APPLICATION SEGMENT IN EUROPE (2015) 105
FIGURE 73 ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF MARKET IN EUROPE (2015) 106
FIGURE 74 ASIA: ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2003-2012) 107
FIGURE 75 ASIA: MARKET SNAPSHOT 108
FIGURE 76 INSTRUMENTS TO FORM THE LARGEST PRODUCT SEGMENT IN ASIA (2015) 109
FIGURE 77 ULTRAVIOLET LCM TO DOMINATE THE MARKET IN ASIA (2015) 110
FIGURE 78 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TO FORM THE LARGEST APPLICATIONS SEGMENT
IN ASIA 111
FIGURE 79 ACADEMIC & GOVERNMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO FORM THE LARGEST END-USER SEGMENT IN ASIA (2015) 112
FIGURE 80 ROW: ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2003-2012) 113
FIGURE 81 INSTRUMENTS TO FORM THE LARGEST PRODUCT SEGMENT IN THE ROW (2015) 114
FIGURE 82 ULTRAVIOLET LCM TO DOMINATE THE MARKET IN ROW IN 2015 115
FIGURE 83 RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TO FORM THE LARGEST APPLICATION SEGMENT IN THE ROW IN THE FORECAST PERIOD 116
FIGURE 84 ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES TO FORM THE LARGEST END USER SEGMENT IN ROW (2015) 117
FIGURE 85 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES: THE KEY STRATEGY ADOPTED BY PLAYERS IN THE LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION MARKET 118
FIGURE 86 FINANCIAL PERFORMANCES OF THE LEADING MARKET PLAYERS 124
FIGURE 87 COMPANY SNAPSHOT: CARL ZEISS AG 125
FIGURE 88 COMPANY SNAPSHOT: DANAHER CORPORATION 128
FIGURE 89 COMPANY SNAPSHOT: THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC, INC. 131