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Biocompatibles moves into urological devices:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Biocompatibles is to expand into the urology market through the acquisition of German companies Urotech Medizinische Technologie and associated manufacturing company Endo Produktiongesellschaft fur Medical- und Laborprodukte. The acquisition of the two companies, known collectively as Urotech, is valued at around DM15.4 million ($9 million) in new shares. Biocompatibles is expected to apply its phosphorylcholine (PC) coating technology, which is already used in its DivYsio stent, to urological devices. The worldwide urological device market is valued at some $3 billion annually.

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