Smart Wound Care Products Market size was valued at 906.3 million in 2021 and is expected to reach 2,338.4 million by 2028, at a CAGR of 14.5% during the forecast period 2022 to 2028. Smart Wound Care Products market are sterile compressor pad which is applied to a wound to help promote healing and protect from further harm. Apart from promoting healing, wound care products helps in clotting to stop bleeding, absorb excessive fluids, wound debridement etc. Smart care products is an advanced wound care method which avoids the manual removing of care products and physical inspection of wounds to promote further care of the patient. These smart wound care products help in monitoring patient wound conditions like temperature, pH, and moisture. With these wound care products, healthcare professionals can be alerted to the possible presence of infections or other healing issues through the wireless network. These smart wound devices avert the possible infections by sending alert signals via electronic transmission of signals or changing the color of the care products. Players in smart wound care research arena collaborating with research institutes and innovation centers to come up with innovative products for smart wound care. For instance, in 2015, Holst Centre has teamed up with Ireland’s leading ICT research center, Tyndall National Institute (Cork) and medical equipment provider Fleming Medical (Limerick) to develop the world’s first commercially-available “smart care products” for use in futuristic wound care applications. Other players developing self-regulating care products with smart polymers to fasten the healing process. For instance, OSNovative Systems, Inc. developed ENLUXTRA, a smart wound care products is the first and only self-regulating super-absorbent fiber wound care products with the highest adaptive absorbency and built-in adaptive hydration function.
In March 2020, Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, announced the US launch of the new PICO 14 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT) which has a pump duration of up to 14 days. The new pump builds on the features and advantages of previous PICO sNPWT variants, and comes with an enhanced pump which requires less user intervention.
In January 2020, Convatec Group Plc (“Convatec”), a leading global medical technology company, announced the release of ConvaMax™ the NEW superabsorber dressing distributed by Convatec. The global superabsorber market is currently greater than $100m growing at +7%. ConvaMax™ superabsorber wound dressing is used for the management of highly exuding wounds, including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and dehisced surgical wounds.