Surmodics’ New Low Friction, Low Particulate Device Coatings Introduced

Surmodics, Inc.

Surmodics Serene™ hydrophilic coatings address unmet need for lubricious, low particulate medical device coatings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2013-- Surmodics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRDX), a leading provider of surface modification for medical devices, today introduced Surmodics Serene™ lubricious coatings for endovascular medical devices. Serene coatings are a breakthrough technology that delivers lubricity and durability while significantly reducing particulates. They are optimized for a wide range of catheter substrates and are used on FDA-cleared coronary and peripheral devices. The new coating is being introduced at the MD&M West meeting currently taking place in Anaheim, Calif.

“The Serene coating platform successfully addresses medical device manufacturers’ interest in a high-performance lubricious coating that also yields the lowest amount of particulates,” says Charlie Olson, senior vice president and general manager of Surmodics’ Medical Device business.