Global POCT Market to Expand Rapidly at a CAGR of 9.7% From 2015 to 2020, According to TrendForce 02-07-2017 Julie Wun
The aging of the world's population has led to steady annual increases in the number of patients suffering chronic diseases. With demand for long-term care of chronic diseases on the rise, the point-of-care testing (POCT) market has also experienced a boom. "Compared with other types of medical devices, POCT has experienced exceptional market growth recently," said Julie Wun, TrendForce biotechnology analyst. "The global market scale of POCT devices is projected to increase at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2015 to 2020. TrendForce's latest analysis also estimates that the global POCT market reached U$$17.8 billion in 2016. By 2020, the market scale will come to around US$25.6 billion."
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Toshiba Spins Off Memory Business to Strengthen Its NAND Flash Competitiveness, TrendForce Reports 01-27-2017 Sean Yang
Toshiba officially announced today that its memory business will be spun off. Although the detail is not disclosed yet, but overall the procedure will be completed by March 31st . DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, believes that from this point on, Toshiba’s memory business will have more operational flexibility and stronger fundraising ability. These advantages in the long run will benefit the Toshiba-Western Digital alliance in the forms of expansion in NAND Flash production capacity and increased efficiency in storage product development. [ more ]