Under the terms of these agreements, each Chinese company is licensed to use certain proprietary Hydromer medical coatings on medical devices, such as intraocular lens injection nozzles, tissue culture dishes and rods, and various intravenous catheters.
These Chinese medical device companies will make their Hydromer coated devices available for their Chinese and international clients.
"We are delighted with our new Chinese relationships and are proud to have our innovative Hydromer medical coating technologies contribute to the growing Chinese medical device market sector," said Martin von Dyck, executive vice president of Hydromer, Inc. "Each of these Chinese companies is using different Hydromer medical coating technologies that are formulated for their respective device material selections and coated device performance requirements."
Hydromer, Inc. is a bio-technology-based company involved in the research and development, manufacture, contract coating and commercialization of specialized polymer and hydrogel products for medical device, animal health, cosmetic, personal care and industrial uses. These technologies include Hydromer lubricious / anti-microbial / anti-thrombogenic / cell anti-mitosis / cell growth enhancing coatings for the medical marketplace.