The Digital Biomarkers Market: Key Drivers and Challenges

An increased usage of digital tools, including smartphones and wearables, among others, has led to an expansion in collected health information.

The health data gathered by these devices also includes biomarker-related data — objective signals that are medically relevant and can be highly insightful for formulating treatments for patients, especially those who are suffering from chronic diseases.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Industry Insights

Beyond the Coronavirus: China Pharma Market Set to Grow

Every news service globally is focused on COVID-19 (the “coronavirus”) and how it will affect the global population, but what of the Chinese health system itself? How does this sector operate during “normal” times? What will drive and restrain Chinese health markets?

These are some of the questions we have been looking at over the past 6 months.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 6, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is dominating the news cycle, and our analysts are weighing in to assess the market ramifications. Be sure to check out Freedonia's COVID-19 Economic Impact Tracker for the latest news.

In our listings below, see all our most recent blog posts and press releases on a wide range of industry categories.

Topics: Industry Insights

Global Organ-on-Chips Market Worth $41.6 Million

Organ-on-chips (OOCs) are small plastic devices with biocompatible microfluid chambers containing multiple live human cells in a 3D culture that stimulate key physiological functions of body organs. The organ-on-chip market has grown 70.5% since 2015, reaching nearly $41.6 million in 2019, according to a report by The Business Research Company.

Topics: Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Industry Insights

U.S. Motivational Speaking Industry Worth $1.9 Billion

Speaking for pay is big business, especially for former presidents, sports figures, and other celebrities. There are an estimated 40,000 professional speakers in the United States, but not all work full-time.

Topics: Business Services & Administration Media Industry Insights

The Market Implications of the Coronavirus Outbreaks

Global stocks fell on Monday, with declines in all 11 sectors of the S&P 500, as concerns grew over the rising threat of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus outbreaks have disrupted global supply chains linked to China. According to The Wall Street Journal, some economists estimate that a prolonged Chinese shutdown could cost up to $1 trillion in lost manufacturing output.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Industry Insights

7 Key Facts to Know About the U.S. Decking Market

The U.S. demand for decking is expected to grow 1.3% each year to reach 3.6 billion lineal feet valued at $7.1 billion in 2023, according to a new industry study by The Freedonia Group. Here are a few key facts to know about this dynamic market.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 21, 2020

Access all our most recent blog posts and press releases, and get the latest insights and industry data.

This week's topics include the markets for cannabis and CBD, e-commerce boxes, plastic decking, breakfast cereal, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

4 Key Trends in the Furniture Industry for 2020 and Beyond

Continued growth in building construction and rising disposable income levels have boosted the demand for furniture in the U.S. in recent years.  

The U.S. demand for furniture is expected to reach $68.8 billion in 2022, rising at an annual growth rate of 2.6% from $60.5 billion in 2017, according to the report Furniture: United States by Freedonia Focus Reports, a division of

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights

The Growing Gambling Industry: Forecasts, Technologies, and Trends

According to The Business Research Company, the global gambling market is expected to reach a value of around $565.4 billion, growing at an annual rate of 5.9% through 2022.

Topics: Travel & Leisure Industry Insights