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Biocoat, Agion to develop and co-market coatings for medical devices

By Tim Wright | April 14, 2009

Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK hydrophilic coatings, and Agion Technologies, a supplier silver-based antimicrobial solutions, announced a co-marketing agreement to develop and promote a coatings product line featuring Agion's antimicrobial prote

Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK hydrophilic coatings, and Agion Technologies, a supplier silver-based antimicrobial solutions, announced a co-marketing agreement to develop and promote a coatings product line featuring Agion's antimicrobial protection for medical devices. This agreement utilizes technology co-owned and patented by Agion and Biocoat for hyaluronan coatings that incorporate silver-based antimicrobial properties. Coatings that use this synergistic combination of non-thrombogenicity and antimicrobial properties are now available to device makers for immediate evaluation in their products.

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