/ins Nuremberg, 29 January 2019 – Bio-Gate AG, concluded a pre-submission with FDA regarding its HyProtect™ coating technology, which is an ultrathin plasma coating containing pure silver and polysiloxane that protects the surfaces of medical implants against bacterial colonization.
Via the FDA’s pre-submission process, Bio-Gate clarified the regulatory paths. For a certain range of orthopaedic products, a 510(k) pathway without human data is possible. Bio-Gate is in collaboration and communication with orthopaedic companies interested in the commercialization of the HyProtect™ technology in the US and European markets.
Located in Nuremberg, Germany, Bio-Gate AG is an ISO 13485 certified contract service provider for medical devices that include HyProtect™ and MicroSilver BG™ technologies, and the ISO 17025 certified subsidiary QualityLabs, a laboratory for biological and chemical testing.
Please contact for North America:
Karl F Richter
RFH BioTek Inc
27 Taylorwood Avenue,
Canada L7E 1J5
Please contact for Europe:
Director Business Development
90411 Nuremberg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 911 / 477523-108
Fax: +49 (0) 911 / 477523-101
About Bio-Gate AG
The medical technology company Bio-Gate AG develops and markets applications which use unique silver technology to help prevent infections and thus to improve health. Bio-Gate AG’s specialty is using pure silver to treat materials and surfaces that are used in all areas of daily life – thus providing long-term and medically effective protection against bacteria, microorganisms and other pathogens. Bio-Gate AG works in three fields to supply a variety of products that provide antimicrobial protection: material enhancement, surface coating and testing the antimicrobial or anti-adhesive properties of materials. The Nuremberg-based company offers systems that stretch across the entire value-adding chain, from development to approval to production. For more information, please visit www.bio-gate.de.
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