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TRKR20170412002

Medical titanium and body-absorbable materials to develop a taker used in hernia repair surgery

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ABSTRACT

A Korean medical device provider is currently looking for partners that can offer special materials for surgical device of hernia repair. The material needs to be absorbable and innocuous to humans. The company is open to any type of organizations including companies, and universities. They are interested in license and/or commercial agreement with technical assistance.


FULL DESCRIPTION

A Korean SME is a venture company specialised in adhesive transparent wound dressings. It is a certificated manufacturer of medical devices. It has been granted a patent for composition for wound dressing with natural extract in Korea.

In Korea, there are about 34,000 hernia repair surgeries performed annually. The repair surgery needs a taker for fixing the mesh on the abdominal walls. Most of the takers distributed in Korea do not decompose in human body and remain in human body.

The company is looking for medical titanium and body-absorbable materials (in both) to develop a taker used in hernia repair surgery. The materials which are searched for need to disintegrate and be absorbed into the body. They are also required not to cause any rejection.

They are interested in developing medical devices with the materials and utilizing the materials for treatment of urinary incontinence or plastic surgery. They are seeking companies, or universities for commercial with technical assistance and license agreement. They have interest in research and development of the material to develop the device.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: -absorbable and innocuous to human body
-no rejection
-utilizable for urinary incontinence treatment or plastic surgery
- Specific area of activity of the partner: Type of partner sought
- SME, Universities, and larger company
Specific area of activity of partner
- medical instrument
Tasks to be performed by the partner sought
- License agreement and commercial agreement with technical assistance
- Exploring the special material that is proper for further development


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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
SOUTH KOREA
Profile date
13/06/2017
Deadline
13/06/2018

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

License agreement Commercial agreement with technical assistance

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Industrial Manufacture \ Life Sciences \ Biosciences and Health \ Drug Discovery and Drug Development \ Diagnostics \ Medical Devices
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / Medicine, Human Health / Medical Technology / Biomedical Engineering / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / Medicine, Human Health / Surgery / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / Medicine, Human Health / Medical Biomaterials / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / Industrial Biotechnology / Biobased Materials / BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES / Industrial Biotechnology / Biobased high-performance materials
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies
MARKET KEYWORDS
MEDICAL/HEALTH RELATED / Medical equipment / Electromedical and medical equipment / MEDICAL/HEALTH RELATED / Medical equipment / Medical instruments / MEDICAL/HEALTH RELATED / Medical equipment / Surgical instrumentation and equipment / INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS / Chemicals and Materials / Other chemicals and materials (not elsewhere classified)

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Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number TRKR20170412002