DSM Presenting on Medical Coatings, Ophthalmic Biomaterials, and the Importance of Partnering When Designing New Medical Devices at BioInterface 2014

EXTON, Pa.--()--DSM, a global leader in biomedical materials science and regenerative medicine, today announced the Company will be participating at the Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation’s 24th Annual BioInterface Conference 2014, which will be held October 6-8 in Redwood City, California.

October 6

  • John Zupancich, R&D Manager for Biomedical Polyurethanes, is conducting a workshop on partnering to speed medical innovation, a materials perspective.

October 7

  • Nik de Bont, Coating Specialist for Application Development and Technical Service, is presenting research on how DSM ComfortCoat® coating (with low particulate characteristics) improves ease of movement of angioplasty devices.
  • James Parakka, R&D Manager for Ophthalmic Biomaterials, is co-chairing a session on recent developments in ophthalmology.
  • Aylvin Dias, Principal Scientist, is presenting research on amino acid-based biodegradable polyesteramides for drug delivery.

DSM’s presence at the Conference aligns with the Company’s ongoing drive for innovation, tapping into the medical device industry to help develop breakthrough technologies that benefit patient outcomes worldwide.

For more information on the conference please visit the BioInterface Conference 2014 website.

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Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM’s 24,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around €10 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

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Jon Stone, 646-747-7161
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Contacts

Media:
kwittken + company
Jon Stone, 646-747-7161
DSM@kwittken.com