Metal Nanoparticles Market Size, By Metal Type (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Copper, Nickel, Iron, and Others), By Synthesis Method (Chemical methods, Physical methods, and Bio-based methods), By End-use Industry (Pharmaceutical & healthcare, Electrical & electronics, Catalyst, Personal care & cosmetics, and Others), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America); Trend Analysis, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2016-26

March 2020
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Global Metal Nanoparticles Market Forecast and Trends

Global Metal Nanoparticles market has reached USD 14.56 Billion in 2019 and estimated to reach USD 39.97 Billion in 2026 and anticipated to grow by CAGR of 15.66% during the forecast period 2020- 2026. Cumulative application areas of metal nanoparticles coupled with the growing demand for gold nanoparticles in the pharmaceutical & healthcare industry are key factors expected to propel the growth of the global metal nanoparticles market. Besides, the speedy growth of the healthcare sector is another factor probable to drive the growth of the global metal nanoparticles market. Additionally, growing support from government & funding in the metal nanoparticles market together with increasing demand for innovative drugs and target specific diagnosis & therapeutics is leading to the launch of new and advanced materials is expected to drive revenue growth of the global metal nanoparticles market. Progress in the healthcare sector and the rapid development of the electronics and semiconductor industry are some factors propelling the market growth of metal nanoparticles.

Global Metal Nanoparticles Market Overview:

Metal nanoparticles, also known as micron-scale pure metals which are generated by physical, chemical, or biological processes. Nanoparticles are antifungal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial, which are beneficial in the healthcare sector. Metal nanoparticles ascend from different physical processes. Metal nanoparticles are in the range of 1-100 mm and with dimensions (length, width, or thickness) and also have numerous sizes, shapes, composition, and surface coatings technology. These nanoparticles are useful in many applications such as healthcare, personal care and cosmetics, electronics, and food & beverage industries. Metal nanoparticles are used in wiring printing, conductive layers, and the inner electrodes of multi-layered ceramic capacitors.

Growth drivers

Growing Popularity of Gold Nanoparticles in the Pharmaceutical sectors

The gold nanoparticles are earning popularity in the medial area. The researcher is relentlessly working on nanoparticles to integrate them into multiple sizes, states, and shapes. Gold nanoparticles give biocompatibility, which means they can be applied in therapeutics for the human body. This pushes the global nanoparticles market to grow during the forecast years. The gold nanoparticles are immensely used in drug development, gene therapy, cancer therapies, tumor detection, and radiotherapy enhancements.

Surging Application Areas of Nanoparticles

Metal Nanoparticles are one of the latest scientific research fields of nanotechnology due to potential applications in biomedical, optical, chemical, environmental, electronic fields, etc. Because of their unique properties, Metal Nanocrystals have been drawing a lot of attention for potential use in Therapeutics, Bioengineering, and therapeutics drug discovery.


Complicated and costly manufacturing techniques

However, expensive and complex manufacturing of nanoparticles is one of the key factors expected to hinder the growth of the global market. Besides, the availability of substitute is another factor which may limit the growth of the global Metal Nanoparticles market during the forecast horizon.

Global Metal Nanoparticles Market: Metal Type

Based on Metal Type, the Metal Nanoparticles market segmented into Platinum, Gold, Silver, Copper, Nickel, Iron, and Others. The silver nanoparticles segment has dominated the market in 2016 and is expected to remain the market leader, owing to their antimicrobial efficacy counter to bacteria, viruses, and other eukaryotic microorganisms, and broad application areas in electrical & electronics and healthcare industries. The gold nanoparticles segment is expected to augment at the highest CAGR during the forecast horizon, due to their exceptional optical characteristics, biocompatibility, and rich surface chemistry.

Global Metal Nanoparticles Market: Synthesis Method

Based on Synthesis Method, the Metal Nanoparticles market segregated into Chemical methods, Physical methods, and Bio-based methods. The Bio-based methods segment is expected to grow at a very high CAGR during the forecast years since this method of synthesizing the metal nanoparticles are an inexpensive, efficient, and environmentally safe method for producing nanoparticles with specific properties.

Global Metal Nanoparticles Market: End-use Industry

Based on End-use Industry, the Metal Nanoparticles market segmented into Pharmaceutical & healthcare, Electrical & electronics, Catalyst, Personal care & cosmetics, and Others. The pharmaceutical & healthcare segment is predicted to be the fastest-growing in the Metal Nanoparticles market in the forecast horizon. There are several Metal Nanoparticles used in image-guided in-vivo therapies and in-vitro techniques to detect variations in organs and tissues. The increase in the demand for innovative drugs and target-specific diagnosis & therapeutics is impelling the introduction of new and advanced materials, thereby providing rise to a surged demand for metal nanoparticles.

Global Metal Nanoparticles Market: Regional insights

By geography, the global Metal Nanoparticles Market segregated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. The Asia Pacific is anticipated to have the highest revenue share in the global metal nanoparticles market during the forecast horizon, owing to the flourishing end-user segments such as electronics and semiconductor, and healthcare industries in nations in the region.

Metal Nanoparticles Market: Competitive Landscape

The major market players in the Global Metal Nanoparticles are American Elements, BBI Group, Cline Scientific, Eprui Nanoparticles & Microspheres, Meliorum Technologies, Nanocomposix, Nanocs, Nanoshel Llc, Nanostructured & Amorphous Materials, Strem Chemicals, Tanaka Holdings, US Research Nanomaterials, and other Prominent Players are expanding their presence in the market by implementing various innovations and technologies.

The objective of the Study:

To analyze and forecast the global Metal Nanoparticles market size of the market in terms of value.

To examine the careful market segmentation and forecast the market size, in terms value, based on the region by segmenting the Global Metal Nanoparticles market into five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa and their leading countries.

To outline, categorized, and forecast the global Metal Nanoparticles market based on Metal type, Synthesis method, and End-use Industry.

To examine competitive developments like technological advancement, services, and regulative framework within the global Metal Nanoparticles Market.

To highlight the impact analysis of the factors affecting the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares along with detailing the competitive landscape for market leaders.

Scope of the Report:



Years Considered

Historical data – 2016-2019

Base Year – 2019

Forecast – 2020 – 2026

Facts Covered

Revenue in USD Million/Billion

Market Coverage

U.S, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, China, India, UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia

Product/Service Segmentation

By Metal Type, Synthesis method, and End-use Industry

Key Players

American Elements, BBI Group, Cline Scientific, Eprui Nanoparticles & Microspheres, Meliorum Technologies, Nanocomposix, Nanocs, Nanoshel Llc, Nanostructured & Amorphous Materials, Strem Chemicals, Tanaka Holdings, US Research Nanomaterials, and Other Prominent Players.

By Metal Type

·         Platinum

·         Gold

·         Silver

·         Copper

·         Nickel

·         Iron

·         Others

By Synthesis method

·         Chemical methods

·         Physical methods

·         Bio-based methods

By End-use Industry

·         Pharmaceutical & healthcare

·         Electrical & electronics

·         Catalyst

·         Personal care & cosmetics

·         Others

By Region:

·         Asia Pacific

·         North America

·         Europe

·         Middle East & Africa

·         Latin America

Business Questions answered by the report

How will the market drivers, restraints, and opportunities affect the market dynamics?

What will be the market size in terms of value and volume and market statistics with a detailed classification?

Which segment dominates the market or region, and one will be the fastest-growing, and why?

A comprehensive survey of the competitive landscape and the market participant players

Analysis of strategy adopted by the key player and their impact on other players.

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Additional country analysis

Detailed segment analysis


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