In late January, Poly-Med, Inc.’s Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Scott Taylor, organized and chaired a two-day virtual workshop on the use of absorbable polymers for medical devices sponsored by ASTM Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices. The ASTM International defines and sets global standards across industries; these standards are used to improve product […]
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In November 2020, Poly-Med’s founder, Dr. Shalaby W. Shalaby, was awarded the Dr. Charles Townes Individual Lifetime Achievement Award. This awardhonors an individual who has exhibited a sustained commitment to the advancement of technology and the community through his/her technology-oriented and innovative contributions. Such contributions may be business, civic, and/or educational in nature and must […]
Polymeric drug delivery systems have undergone significant development in the last two decades. Polymeric drug delivery has defined as a formulation or a device that enables the introduction of a therapeutic substance into the body. Biodegradable and resorbable polymers make this possible choice for lot of new drug delivery systems. Challenges of drug administration: Administration […]
As the emergence of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine fields continue to take off, Poly-Med, Inc. has long been a partner and proponent in innovative scaffold design. With the ability to be a one-stop-shop for implantable scaffold and device development from polymer to product, Poly-Med has been able to build upon its research expertise and […]
At Poly-Med (PMI), we pride ourselves in being a “one-stop shop”, providing medical grade materials and processing services at our facilities. PMI is a trusted leader in the production of bioresorbable polymers suitable for our client’s needs. We have a variety of polymers that covers a wide range of physical and mechanical properties. Additionally, PMI […]
As the global medical device field continues to expand (currently >$330 Billion), a paradigm shift has focused on the creation of resorbable medical devices. This movement has been driven by the desire of final device manufacturers to replace current non-degradable implants along with the application and creation of resorbable devices (and scaffolds) in the emerging […]
At Poly-Med, Inc., we focus on the design, development, and manufacturing of polymeric bioresorbable medical components, devices, and excipients. Our in-house vertically integrated system sets us apart from other competitors and makes us the LEADER OF BIORESORBABLES. We offer a wide variety of integrated solutions, including textile manufacturing of medical-grade braids. With our vertically integrated […]
Continuing the evolution of the bioresorbable medical device market has led to significant growth of the implantable device industry. When considering a bioabsorbable polymer to use for your specific device, many criteria should be considered based on the design requirements and desired functionality of the device’s intended use. Two (2) workhorse polymers that have endured […]
Poly-Med is the leader in bioresorbable polymers and custom solutions. We are vertically integrated based on our ability to provide absorbable polymer, fiber, and mesh through the design and development process, and can manufacture these absorbable devices and components for any medical application. To support our development approach and provide support to our vertically integrated […]
On March 2, 1999, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a guidance document entitled Guidance for the Preparation of a Premarket Notification Application for a Surgical Mesh. Now in 2018, nearly 20 years later, it is still easy to become overwhelmed with everything required to prepare a new device for submission to the FDA. […]