Hydromer, a manufacturer of specialized polymer and hydrogel products, has signed license agreements with three Chinese medical device companies.

As per the agreement, each Chinese medical device company has gained rights to use certain proprietary Hydromer medical coatings on medical devices such as intraocular lens injection nozzles, tissue culture dishes and rods, and various intravenous catheters.

Upon licensing, Chinese medical device companies will make Hydromer coated devices available for their Chinese and International clients.

Hydromer executive vice president Martin von Dyck said, "Each of these Chinese companies is using different Hydromer Medical Coating Technologies that are formulated for their respective device material selections and coated device performance requirements."

Hydromer’s technologies include Hydromer lubricious, anti-microbial, anti-thrombogenic , cell anti-mitosis and cell growth enhancing coatings.