Micromoulding: Wound Closure Device

Micromoulding: Wound Closure Device

A US based high-technology company sought micromoulding expertise in the development of a device to replace use of metal staples and sutures following major invasive surgery.

Project:

  • Turnkey project
  • Micromoulding mould tools for MKI & MKII versions designed and manufactured at Sovrin
  • Bioabsorable polylactide/polyglycolide copolymer @ $1,500/kg
  • DoE (Design of Experiments) to determine optimum process settings and product performance
  • Product and delivery device validated
  • Support of clinical trials

Outcome:

  • Project development successfully completed on time and within budget
  • Clinical trials succeeded
  • Regulatory approval achieved
  • Enthusiastic reception to the product from a highly selective market
  • Production unit established and validated on schedule