Europe 3D Scanning Market Analysis - Segmented By Offering Type (Hardware, Software, Services); Scanning Range (Short Range Scanner (<1 Meter), Mid-range Scanner (>1 Meter And <150 Meter), Long Range Scanner (>2 Meter)); Form Factor (Handheld & Portable, Benchtop, Free Standing); Technology Type (Laser Scanner, Structured Light Scanners, Optical Scanners, Machine Vision Devices, White Light Scanning Devices, Photogrammetry Devices, 3d Ct Or Mri Scanners, Theodolite Devices, Coordinate Measuring Machines, 3d Ultrasound And Sonar, Others); Application (Reverse Engineering, Quality Inspection, Rapid Prototyping, Digital Preservation And Archiving, Augmented And Virtual Reality, Computer Graphics, Crime Scene And Forensic Investigation, Advanced Surfacing, Structural Deformation And Volumetric Analysis, Packaging, Topographical Surveys, Plant Layouts, Non-destructive Testing, Security, Others); Vertical (Aerospace & Defense, Marine, Medical, Automotive, Education, Architecture, Oil & Gas, Multimedia & Entertainment, Law Enforcement, Consumer Products, Jewelry, Art & Design, Archaeology & Culture, Construction, Others); Country (United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, and Rest of Europe) - Size, Share, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Growth Analysis Report - Industry Forecast (2022 to 2027)

Europe 3D Scanning Market Size (2022-2027)

The market size of European 3D Scanning is expected to grow with a CAGR of 16.9% during the forecast period 2022-2027.

The European 3D Scanning market growth depends on factors like growing government policies about the maintenance of sites and historical monuments. With the rising research and development activities, huge investments by key market players, and surging use of 3D scanning technology over the medical and automotive area's boom the 3D Scanning Market during the forecast period. Europe holds a share of 22% in the global 3D Scanning market.

Astacus is one of Europe's largest laser scanning companies with 10 fully equipped laser scanners.




Market Size Available

2022 – 2027

Base Year


Forecast Period

2022 – 2027

Segments Covered

By Ofering Type, Scanning Range, Form Factor, Technology Type, Application, Vertical, and Country

Countries Covered

United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, and Rest of Europe


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Market Segmentation

The European 3D scanning market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on the following categories:

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Offering Type

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services

By offering, the hardware segment accounts to hold for the largest market share owing to the growing demand for components for 3D scanners along with rising technological advancements for imaging and printing solutions.

The 3D scanning services market is expected to grow with the highest CAGR rate throughout the forecast period. Factors driving the services segment include process stability, decreased measurement uncertainty, and manufacturing companies outsource their 3D metrology measurement and inspection work to service providers to gain short measuring times.

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Scanning Range

  • Short Range Scanner (<1 Meter)
  • Mid-range Scanner (>1 Meter And <150 Meter)
  • Long Range Scanner (>2 Meter)

Short-range 3D scanners hold the largest share in the market owing to less price and portable scanning device availability.

The medium range is prepared to exhibit plentiful growth in the timeline period. Medium range products range varies between 1 to 300 meters and finds several applications in heritage, civil engineering, and more.

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Form Factor

  • Handheld & Portable
  • Benchtop
  • Free Standing

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Technology Type

  • Laser Scanner
  • Structured Light Scanners
  • Optical Scanners
  • Machine Vision Devices
  • White Light Scanning Devices
  • Photogrammetry Devices
  • 3D Ct Or Mri Scanners
  • Theodolite Devices
  • Coordinate Measuring Machines
  • 3D Ultrasound And Sonar
  • Others

Laser scanner technology is projected to grow with the largest growth rate during the timeline period. Analyzing and mapping underground areas has become significant and mine survey teams are experiencing some clients asking for laser-scanning services.

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Application

  • Reverse Engineering
  • Quality Inspection
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Digital Preservation And Archiving
  • Augmented And Virtual Reality
  • Computer Graphics
  • Crime Scene And Forensic Investigation
  • Advanced Surfacing
  • Structural Deformation And Volumetric Analysis
  • Packaging
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Plant Layouts
  • Non-destructive Testing
  • Security
  • Others

By application, quality control, and inspection is scheduled to hold the largest share due to growing knowledge about the advanced medical treatment and demand to capture a huge volume of 3D data for analysis.

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Vertical

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Automotive
  • Education
  • Architecture
  • Oil & Gas
  • Healthcare
  • Multimedia & Entertainment
  • Law Enforcement
  • Consumer Products
  • Jewelry
  • Art & Design
  • Archaeology & Culture
  • Construction
  • Others

By vertical, automotive 3D scanning systems are experiencing the largest share due to the manufacturers and suppliers of automobiles use 3D scanners for productivity enhancement.

The healthcare segment is expected to gain significant growth in the upcoming years owing to the increasing integration of technology in numerous healthcare applications.

Europe 3D Scanning Market – By Country

  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

In the UK, ThinkScan provides low-cost high-resolution 3D digitizing services for reverse engineering and dimensional cost. Throughout the UK, 3D and laser scanning services are lightweight. S-CAN is a 3D scanning device.

3D Gold, in Bermingham, UK, has been extending its operations developing relationships with its clients.

In Prague, the Czech Republic, a 3D Scanner is designed to scan animals, people, and objects. The scanning process takes around 5-15minutes.

Top leading companies in Europe

Some of the top leading players involved in the 3D Scanning market in Europe are:

  • Jenoptik (Germany)
  • ZEISS Group (Germany)
  • Renishaw (UK)
  • Metrologic Group (France)
  • Hexagon (Sweden)

Major key players in the market

  • Nikon Metrology NV
  • Autodesk, Inc.
  • Hexagon AB
  • FARO Technologies
  • David Vision Systems GmbH
  • Basis Software, Inc.
  • Artec 3D
  • Fuel3D Technologies Limited
  • Creaform, Inc.
  • GOM GmbH

Notable Happenings in the 3D Scanning Market

  • On August 26, 2022, the Hexagon Group and Wuhan Zhongguan Automation Technology Co., Ltd announced their merging agreement to upgrade its potentiality in 3D data acquisition and enlarges Hexagon's solutions in the Intelligent Manufacturing field.
  • On August 12, 2022, ZEISS recently introduced two new reconstruction technologies that make use of Artificial Intelligence to develop data collection and analysis.

Europe 3D Scanning Market – Forecast (2021-2026)

Chapter 1. Europe 3D Scanning Market   – Scope & Methodology

1.1. Market Segmentation

1.2. Assumptions

1.3. Research Methodology

1.4. Primary Sources

1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. Europe 3D Scanning Market   – Executive Summary

2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2021 – 2026) ($M/$Bn)

2.2. Key Trends & Insights

2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis

                2.3.1. Impact during 2021 - 2026

                2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

                2.3.3. Impact on Production Cost

                2.3.4. Impact on Supply Chain

Chapter 3. Europe 3D Scanning Market   – Competition Scenario

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Product Benchmarking

3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario

3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis

3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. Europe 3D Scanning Market   Entry Scenario

4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies

4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Country

4.3  Customer Analysis

4.4. Porters Five Force Model

                4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers

                4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

                4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players

                4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes

Chapter 5. Europe 3D Scanning Market   - Landscape

5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis

5.2. Market Drivers

5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges

5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. Europe 3D Scanning Market  – By Offering Type 

6.1. Hardware

6.2. Software

6.3. Services

Chapter 7. Europe 3D Scanning Market  – By Scanning Range

7.1. Short Range Scanner (<1 Meter)

7.2. Mid-range Scanner (>1 Meter And <150 Meter)     

7.3. Long Range Scanner (>2 Meter)

Chapter 8. Europe 3D Scanning Market  – By Form Factor

8.1. Handheld & Portable

8.2. Benchtop

8.3. Free Standing

Chapter 9. Europe 3D Scanning Market  – By Technology Type 

9.1. Laser Scanner

9.2. Structured Light Scanners

9.3. Optical Scanners

9.4. Machine Vision Devices

9.5. White Light Scanning Devices

9.6. Photogrammetry Devices

9.7. 3d Ct Or Mri Scanners

9.8. Theodolite Devices

9.9. Coordinate Measuring Machines

9.10. 3d Ultrasound And Sonar

9.11. Others

Chapter 10. Europe 3D Scanning Market   - Application

10.1. Reverse Engineering

10.2. Quality Inspection

10.2. Rapid Prototyping

10.3. Digital Preservation And Archiving

10.4. Augmented And Virtual Reality

10.5. Computer Graphics

10.6. Crime Scene And Forensic Investigation

10.7. Advanced Surfacing

10.8. Structural Deformation And Volumetric Analysis

10.9. Packaging

10.10. Topographical Surveys

10.11. Plant Layouts

10.12. Non-destructive Testing

10.13. Security

10.14. Others

Chapter 11. Europe 3D Scanning Market   - Vertical

11.1. Aerospace & Defense

11.2. Marine

11.3. Medical

11.4. Automotive

11.5. Education

11.6. Architecture

11.7. Oil & Gas

11.8. Multimedia & Entertainment

11.9. Law Enforcement

11.10. Consumer Products

11.11. Jewelry

11.12. Art & Design

11.13. Archaeology & Culture

11.14. Construction

11.15. Others

Chapter 12. Europe 3D Scanning Market , By Country – Market Size, Forecast, Trends & Insights

12.1. Europe

                12.1.1. United Kingdom

                12.1.2. France

                12.1.3. Spain

                12.1.4. Germany

                12.1.5. Italy

                12.1.6. Russia

                12.1.7. Sweden

                12.1.8. Denmark

                12.1.9. Switzerland

                12.1.10 Netherlands

                12.1.11. Rest of Europe

Chapter 13. Europe 3D Scanning Market   – Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

13.1. Company 1

13.2. Company 2

13.3. Company 3

13.4. Company 4

13.5. Company 5

13.6. Company 6

13.7. Company 7

13.8. Company 8

13.9. Company 9

13.10. Company 10

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