Assistive Technology Products Market in Japan: Key Research Findings 2022
Assistive Technology Products Market for FY2021 Generated 127,100 Million Yen
Yano Research Institute (the President, Takashi Mizukoshi) carried out a survey on the domestic equipment and medical supplies for long term care, and found out the trend by product, trends of market players, and future perspective.
The assistive technology products market size based on the shipment value at manufacturers has been estimated as 127,100 million yen for FY2021. Although the market seems to have been levelling off, some assistive technology product manufacturers have been oppressed by the recent volatile exchange rates, soaring expenses for raw materials and transportations. Rising expenses are the imperative matter to be solved.
Toilet Timing Predicting Device Becoming the New Item
Since April 2022, toilet timing predicting device has been added as a new item in the sale of specific assistive products stipulated in Long-Term Care Insurance Act. The advantages of the device is to prevent incontinence and encourages independence in urinary. Due to high demand for independent urinary at home, the market is expected to stably expand.
In addition to support the aged or weakened functions, assistive technology products hereafter need to be developed to maintain or improve well-being of people living actively and independently. The designs that can be used by anyone regardless of age and gender are likely to be important.
While the domestic assistive technology product market see increasing number of users due to aging society, the market players seem to be at the stage of considering the business development not limited to domestic market but foreseeing overseas.
2.Research Object： Manufacturers, wholesalers, importers that deal in assistive technology products
3.Research Methogology： Face-to-face interviews (including online) by specialized researchers, and literature search
About Assistive Technology Products Market
Assistive technology products refers to those equipment and tools that support older people and people with disabilities to maintain or improve an individual’s functioning and independence in everyday lives regardless of whether at home or at facilities.
This research mainly targets homecare beds, medical & nursing care beds, air mattress, body- pressure dispersing mattresses, wheel chair, Walking assistance equipment, walkers, rollators, lifts, home elevators, baths with functions to support long-term care, bathing goods, incontinence goods, toilet timing predicting device, and stair lifts, with the market size calculated based on shipment value at manufacturers.
＜Products and Services in the Market＞
Homecare beds, medical & nursing care beds, air mattress, body- pressure dispersing mattresses, wheel chair, Walking assistance equipment, walkers, rollators, lifts, home elevators, baths with functions to support long-term care, bathing goods, toileting goods, toilet timing predicting device, and stair lifts,
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