Biocoat and Agion to develop and co-market coatings for medical devices
April 2009, HORSHAM, PA - Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK√Ç¬Æ hydrophilic coatings, and Agion Technologies, a developer of natural silver-based antimicrobial solutions, have 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 take advantage of this synergistic combination of non-thrombogenicity and antimicrobial properties are now available to device makers for immediate evaluation in their products.
Agion Technologies, located in Wakefield, MA, is at www.agion-tech.com.