Growth in the median age of first-time motherhood, declining fertility rates, rising male infertility, rise in consumption of alcohol and cigarettes, and growing public awareness about infertility and the available treatment options. However, the high cost and low success rate of the IVF treatment and restrictive regulation and ethical concerns are expected to restrict the growth of market to a certain extent.
Imaging systems, sperm separation systems, cabinets (workstations), ovum aspiration pumps, incubators, micromanipulator systems, cryosystems, gas analyzers, laser analyzers, anti-vibration tables, accessories, and witness systems. However, sperm separation systems are expected to witness the highest growth, due to factors such as the rising use of donated sperm in IVF procedures.
The global IVF market has been segmented into fertility clinics and surgical centers, hospitals and research laboratories, and cryobanks. The fertility clinics and surgical centers segment is estimated to command the largest share of the global market in 2017. This segment is also projected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The increasing number of fertility centers coupled with the growing infertility rates across the globe are the key factors driving the growth of the fertility and surgical centers segment.
The in vitro fertilization market is segmented into fresh non-donor, frozen non-donor, fresh donor, and frozen donor. Fresh non-donor is expected to account for the largest share in 2017. Factors such as high success rate, ease in implantation process and enhanced embryo production are driving the growth for the fresh non-donor market.
Geographically, the in vitro fertilization market in Asia Pacific accounts for the largest share of the global market, followed by Europe. The large share and high growth rate of the APAC region can be attributed growth in the median age of first-time motherhood, rising infertility rates, growing prevalence of PCOS, increasing incidence of obesity, rise in fertility tourism, and government initiatives.