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Forensic Technologies and Services Market – Insights

Advanced technologies in forensics science has been the substantial importance in recent years. Few examples of such advancements include enhanced fingerprint retrieval from metal objects such as gun cartridges and various metal ammunition, role of chemistry to identify chemical and biological weapons, and integration of various technologies, which can improve detection of various drugs and explosives materials at security checkpoints. Moreover, other such advancements in checking human crimes include portable DNA profiling techniques at crime scenes, which provides high accuracy in determining the age of an individual related to crime.

These technological advancements helped the market with reduced costs in practical applications, which enhances the affordability of forensic applications in various fields and thus, increases their market penetration. Increasing use of DNA profiling and other fingerprint technologies have shown a high visibility to forensic testing. The U.S. remains on top with large number of crime happening yearly. This has led to increasing number of forensic laboratories in the U.S., of which perfume forensic study has raised from 490 in 2000 to around 550 in 2010. Noticing top 50 publicly funded forensic crime labs in the U.S., the annual aggregate budget of such labs is around US $360 million. These laboratories analyze hundreds of thousands of samples annually.

The global forensic technologies and services market size was valued at US$ 14,877.7 million in 2019, and is expected to witness a CAGR of 12.8% over the forecast period (2019-2027).

Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market Share (%) Analysis, By Type, 2019

Forensic Technologies and Services  | Coherent Market Insights

Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)

Strengthening crime laboratories: Collaboration between industry and university is expected to drive growth of the global forensic technologies and services market

In crime laboratories across the U.S., scientists and technicians are working together on increasing the technologies that can be effectively used to bring criminals to justice and prevent the innocent from imprisonment. Advancements to bring new technologies in forensic science research and development (R&D) to solve and increase the reliability and efficiency of forensic testing.

Various institutions are being set up to further increase research related to forensic science. For instance, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), invested US$ 127 million during 2009 and 2014 in R&D. Moreover, in 2015 the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) entered into a partnership with National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop new technologies in forensic science. Moreover, in 2014, National Institute of Justice and National Science Foundation collectively started an Industry/University Cooperative Research Center to enhance university and industry collaboration in forensic science R&D and education.

Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market - Regional Insights

On the basis of region, the global forensic technologies and services market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. North America is expected to hold a dominant position in the global forensic technologies and services market over the forecast period, owing to increasing rate of violent crimes in the region. For instance, according to The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report, in 2018, there were 16,214 murder and no negligent manslaughter cases were reported in the U.S.

Asia Pacific is expected to witness significant growth in the global forensic technologies and services market over the forecast period, owing to increasing launches of forensic laboratories in this region. For instance, in 2013, a global biotechnology company, Life Technologies launched first private DNA forensics laboratory in India, which accelerated sampling process and reduced burden on existing forensic laboratories.

Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market Value (US$ Mn) & Y-o-Y Growth (%), 2016-2027

Forensic Technologies and Services  | Coherent Market Insights

 Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)

Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market - Competitive Landscape

Key players operating in the global forensic technologies and services market include Agilent Technologies, Inc., Creative Forensic Services, eDirect Impact, LLC, Capsicum Group LLC, Computer Forensic, Inc., Illumina, Inc., and BAE Systems plc.

Forensic science is an application and techniques usually deployed to investigate criminal cases. According to legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedures, forensic technologies are used only during criminal investigation. Forensic experts gather, document, and analyze various scientific evidences during the course of investigation.

Forensic technology teams use various advanced technological solutions to recover, search, and analyze large complex data sets. A part of the team of forensic experts visits the crime scene to gather evidence, while the rest work at laboratory and perform analysis on various objects or samples collected from the crime scene. The samples or objects considered for criminal evidence usually include fingerprints and other samples such as hair or pieces of skin that can be used for DNA testing, which helps in identifying various specifics such as gender and age of the subject.

Market Dynamics

The increasing acceptance of digital forensic in the information technology sector, is expected to fuel growth of the global forensic technologies and services market over the forecast period. For instance, in 2015, according to the estimates, the research conducted by various forensic experts, regions participating in corporate crimes include North America has 8%, Latin America 18%, Western Europe 22%, Middle East 5%, Eastern Europe 17%, Africa 10%, and Asia Pacific 20%. DNA profiling plays a vital role in solving crimes, which is expected to be a major factor propelling growth of the DNA profiling segment over the forecast period.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global forensic technologies and services market, market size (US$ Mn), and compound annual growth rate (CAGR (%) for the forecast period, 2019-2027, considering 2018 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approvals, market trends, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by leading players
  • It profiles key players in the global forensic technologies and services market based on the following parameters: company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments, and strategies
  • Key players covered as a part of this study include Agilent Technologies, Inc., Creative Forensic Services, eDirect Impact, LLC, Capsicum Group LLC, Computer Forensic, Inc., Illumina, Inc., and BAE Systems plc.
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of companies to make informed decisions with respect to future product launches, government initiatives, technological up gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global forensic technologies and services market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, which include investors, product manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers for global forensic technologies and services market, research and consulting firms, new entrants, and financial analysts

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market, by Type:
    • Product Type
      • DNA Profiling
      • Biometric Analysis
      • Digital Forensic
      • Chemical Analysis
    • Services
      • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
  • Portable Forensics (FaaS)Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market, by Region:
    • North America
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
      • By Type:
        • Product Type
          • DNA Profiling
          • Biometric Analysis
          • Digital Forensic
          • Chemical Analysis
        • Services
          • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
          • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
    • Europe
      • By Country:
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • France
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
      • By Type:
        • Product Type
          • DNA Profiling
          • Biometric Analysis
          • Digital Forensic
          • Chemical Analysis
        • Services
          • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
          • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Country:
        • Australia
        • India
        • China
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
      • By Type:
        • Product Type
          • DNA Profiling
          • Biometric Analysis
          • Digital Forensic
          • Chemical Analysis
        • Services
          • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
          • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
    • Latin America
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
        • Product Type
          • DNA Profiling
          • Biometric Analysis
          • Digital Forensic
          • Chemical Analysis
        • Services
          • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
          • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
    • Middle East
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
      • By Type:
        • DNA Profiling
        • Biometric Analysis
        • Digital Forensic
        • Chemical Analysis
      • By Service:
        • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
        • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
    • Africa
      • By Country/Region:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
        • Product Type
          • DNA Profiling
          • Biometric Analysis
          • Digital Forensic
          • Chemical Analysis
        • Services
          • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
          • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
  • Company Profiles
    • Agilent Technologies, Inc. *
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Highlights
      • Strategies
    • Creative Forensic Services
    • eDirect Impact, LLC,
    • Capsicum Group LLC
    • Computer Forensic, Inc.
    • Illumina, Inc.
    • BAE Systems plc.

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumption
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Overview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Type
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Industry Trend
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Technology Overview
    • Promotion Initiatives
    • Crime Rates Incidence Ratio
    • Cyber Crime
    • PEST Analysis
  4. Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market, By Type , 2019 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    •  Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2019 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Product Type
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • DNA Profiling 
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • Biometric Analysis
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • Digital Forensic
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • Chemical Analysis
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
    • Services
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • Laboratory Forensic (LIMS)
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • Portable Forensics (FaaS)
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
  5. Global Forensic Technologies and Services Market, By Region, 2019 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2019 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Region, 2017 – 2026
      • Regional Trends
    • North America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • France
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • China
        • Japan
        • India
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country/Region, 2016 – 2027 , (US$ Million)
        • North Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
  6. Competitive Landscape
    • Company Profiles
      • Agilent Technologies, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Creative Forensic Services
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • eDirect Impact, LLC
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Capsicum Group LLC
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Computer Forensic, Inc
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Illumina, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • BAE Systems plc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
    • Analyst Views
  7. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology         
    • About Us and Sales Contact
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