About Clearstate

Part of The Economist Group, Economist Intelligence Clearstate helps organisations operating across the global healthcare sector build successful and sustainable businesses through research, consulting and clinical expertise in the medtech and life sciences industries. Our healthcare insights and deep dives into key themes within the medtech sector help companies prepare for what’s new and upcoming in the industry.

Our vision is to be the go-to-partner to top global healthcare companies and organisations, offering evidence-driven analysis and strategic value-add advisory through our specialised multi-disciplinary team, innovative thinking and pride in client-centric work and societal impact.

The foundations of our business

As part of The Economist Group, Clearstate strives to uphold the same standards and values as our sister publication. Our success is built upon high-quality, independent analysis on life sciences and medtech industry trends.


Our reputation is our brand. Delivering excellence in everything we do, the pursuit of accuracy, innovation and tight quality control is fundamental to the production of all our medtech services. Clearstate’s success is built upon high-quality, independent analysis.


Editorial independence lies at the heart of The Economist Intelligence Clearstate, ensuring that all of our products and services are impartial and unbiased. Furthermore, The Economist Group is a completely independent organisation, with the constitution not permitting any individual or organisation to gain a majority shareholding.

Global reach, micro depth


Clearstate operates ethically and strives to do things the right way, taking responsibility for our work. We have high standards, with fairness, honesty and trust underpinning our actions, behaviours and relationships.

IVD go-to-market strategy: supporting the global launch of a clinical chemistry assay


Clearstate is a global business, with staff, offices and clients in many countries across the world. We have broad minds and a multi-cultural outlook, producing healthcare and medical industry analysis and insight on almost every country in the world. We have no national loyalties.

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Sense of purpose

We take pleasure in our work, endeavouring to produce and deliver products and services which make a difference. We aim to maintain and strengthen The Economist Intelligence’s reputation as the world’s most authoritative and influential provider of insight and analysis.

Asia surgery boom


We listen to our clients and strive to understand their needs, which is essential to developing effective products and services. Through our work we analyse facts and present our conclusions, thereby enabling our clients to execute better strategies as a result.

Clearstate’s Solutions

Whether through data intelligence, market research or medtech consulting services, we can offer you support in the way that best suits your strategic objectives.

IVD Gateway

The go-to source for tracking and understanding market size, share and trends in in-vitro diagnostics (IVD). Granular break-out of data and comprehensive coverage of international and domestic suppliers’ brand share across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Surgical Gateway

The go-to source for Surgical Procedure Volumes and Surgical Devices market size, share and growth data for 197 procedures and 125 devices group globally.

Medical Consumables Gateway

Understand and track the medical consumables’ market size, share and growth data for more than 200 product segments across Asia, Europe and Latin America. In-depth insight and unrivalled regional expertise make us the go-to source for your business.

Medtech and Life Sciences Consulting

Bring together deep country and regional analysis, healthcare expertise and a variety of solutions designed to help you navigate dynamic markets, define your strategies and influence your customers with Clearstate’s life sciences consulting.

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