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


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April 2009, HORSHAM, PA - Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK® 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.

For more information about Biocoat, visit For information on hydrophilic coatings, check out the Hydrophilic Coatings Blog at

Agion Technologies, located in Wakefield, MA, is at



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