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.
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.
- Type of partner sought: -absorbable and innocuous to human body
-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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