According to Mordor Intelligence, the UK spinal surgery devices market will show a rapid growth due to increasing incidences of degenerative spinal conditions and technological advances in spinal surgery. Owing to the recent technological advances, the number of minimally invasive procedures has increased significantly, along with the traditional open surgery techniques.In the United Kingdom, spinal pain and lower back pain are recurrent problems that improve with natural history and can be managed in primary care. The number of people seeking healthcare for these problems is expected to rise.
UK Major Players
- Medtronic PLC
- Stryker Corporation
- Depuy Synthes Spine Inc. (Johnson & Johnson)
- Globus Medical Inc.
- Zimmer Holdings Inc.
The UK spinal surgery devices market is moderately competitive and consists of several major players. Moreover, with increasing technological advancements and product innovations, mid-size to smaller companies are increasing their market presence by introducing new technologies with better usability. Until, the British start-up firm Axis Spine appeared, there were no British company focused solely on spine apart from distributors (Lindare Medical, Macromed and others). The rest of the British Orthopaedics companies either not sell spinal implants (Corin Medical, JRi Orthopedics) or they include them as part of their global portfolio.
Please find enclosed Four British companies that commercialize spine implants:
Orthopaedic Innovation Limited was founded in 2006 and grew out the success of our original Biotechnology company.
Under the vision of the management team, who have over 26 years in the International Orthopaedic field, it was a natural progression to use this knowledge and experience to create an Orthopaedic division to work alongside our Biotechnology products. Since 2008 the Orthopaedic Innovation Limited brand has been the sole focus, growing at a fast rate as distributors throughout the world seek out a company that can provide quality products and flexible pricing options, all combined with a UK-based CE-marked manufacturer.
Orthopaedic Innovation Limited supplies a range of products for spinal surgery including cervical and lumbar cages to complete fixation systems that cover everything from individual screws to complete systems for Posterior Transpedicular Fixation, Pediatric Posterior Fixation and Anterior Plating.
Implants international limited was launched in 1994 and since then has evolved into a modern pro-active and multi-disciplined bio-engineering company, dedicated to excellence in the Arthroplasty, Trauma and Spinal implant sectors.It is located in Thornaby-On-Tees, Cleveland, United Kingdom.
3D Computer-aided design (CAD) and Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), is backed up by a range of the latest Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Multi-Axis manufacturing and inspection systems. Our well equipped Quality Control department is housed in a temperature and humidity controlled environment.
Their product range includes the following products mainly focused on Cages, ACP plate and the Secure S3 system. It is important to highlight that their portfolio includes two Cervical artificial disc options as well as an Lumbar prothesis.
- Spinal Plif / Alif Cages and End Plates
- Fill and Fix™ PEEK Cages (Under Development)
- CP Titanium – CSLP Plate System
- Ultra Low Profile ACP Systems with Dual-Lok Screws
- Secure S3™ System
- ACD systems
- Posterior approach Lumbar Disc Systems
3.- Vadin Implants
Vadin Implants is a newly established firm, aiming to offer implants and instruments for trauma and joint replacement surgery. The main goal of the company is to develop products based on successful proven designs and offer them at a reasonable cost. The manufacturing of the implants takes place exclusively in Sheffield, England, a location considered as the capital of orthopaedic implant manufacturing. The quality control is meticulously designed so that all the implants and instruments are continuously monitored during their manufacturing phase in order to meet the highest quality standards. Vadin has been certified with ISO 13485:2003 by one of the most respected notified bodies in the world, the British Standards Institution (BSI).
Their spine range of products include:
- Cervical: An anterior Cervical Plate.
- Lumbar: The RIGIDFIX System
4.- Axis Spine
Axis Spine, is a UK-based spinal implant company, raised £830k in funding. Led by Jonathan Arcos, CEO, Axis Spine has been developing the next generation of spinal implants for three years. It expects to secure clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) next month.The start-up is helping to develop the next generation of anterior spinal implant technology.