May 18, 2024
Disinfectant Robot Market

The Global Disinfectant Robot Market Driven By Rising Healthcare-Associated Infections Is Estimated To Be Valued At US$ 1277.94 Mn In 2023

The disinfectant robot is an autonomous mobile robot equipped with ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection systems that can autonomously navigate, scan, and disinfect environments. These robots help disinfect both high and hard-to-reach areas using far-UVC light to kill pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. They are widely adopted in hospitals to disinfect patient rooms, operating rooms, and ICUs in a fraction of the time taken by manual cleaning. The robots reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections and ensure a consistent and reliable disinfection routine. The adoption of these robots allows healthcare staff to focus more on direct patient care rather than routine disinfecting tasks.

The global Disinfectant Robot Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1277.94 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 10.% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market key trends:

One of the major trends in the disinfectant robot market is the integration of artificial intelligence. Key players are focusing on developing intelligent disinfection robots equipped with AI and sensors. These robots can autonomously navigate various healthcare settings like patient rooms and operating rooms, detect soiled and high-touch areas, and disinfect them using UVC lights. The AI capabilities allow them to create disinfection routines and maps of the facilities. Some models are integrated with cameras that can capture images of the disinfected areas and create reports on the process. This automation and data collection using AI help improve the efficacy and accountability of disinfection. The AI-powered robots are gaining increased acceptance in healthcare settings as they can disinfect 24/7 with consistent performance and do not require human intervention during the process.

Porter’s Analysis

Threat of new entrants: The threat of new entrants is moderate. While there are no major costs barriers to entry for manufacturing robotics, developing autonomous capabilities require significant R&D investments which deter many new companies.

Bargaining power of buyers: The bargaining power of buyers is moderate to high. Large potential customers can negotiate lower prices due to their higher purchase volumes. However, specialized nature of disinfectant robots limits alternatives.

Bargaining power of suppliers: The bargaining power of suppliers is low to moderate. Being an emerging market, suppliers have less control over prices since components can be sourced from multiple players. Significant intellectual property also resides with robot manufacturers.

Threat of new substitutes: The threat of new substitutes is low. No direct substitute offers complete disinfection and automation without human intervention. Traditional cleaning methods are also not as effective or efficient.

Competitive rivalry: Competition in the disinfectant robot market is intense. Major players continuously invest in technology and expand their portfolio through acquisition to gain market share and benefit from scale.

Key Takeaways

The global Disinfectant Robot Market Demand is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period due to rising awareness about hospital acquired infections. The global Disinfectant Robot Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1277.94 Mn  in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 10.% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030.

North America currently dominates the market owing to stringent regulatory environment and higher healthcare spending. The region is expected continue its dominance in coming years as well supported by presence of major players. Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing region in disinfectant robot market led by countries like China and India. Increasing healthcare infrastructure development and government initiatives to curb infections will drive the adoption of disinfectant robots.

Key players operating in the disinfectant robot market are Flex, TE Connectivity, Sanmina, Jabil, Celestica, Plexus, and Tecomet, among others. Major players are investing in development of autonomous navigation, mapping capabilities and integration of smarter payloads like UV disinfection modules to target various high traffic public places like airports, bus/rail stations.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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