Kleinostheim, 30 November 2017 – curasan AG (ISIN DE0005494538), a leading specialist for medical products in the field of orthobiologics, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Implantcast GmbH, Buxtehude, Germany.
Already starting mid-December the worldwide acting orthopedics company, specialized on primary-, revision- and tumor endoprosthesis will market curasan AG’s bone regeneration materials (CERASORB(R)) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
“For many years Implantcast has established itself as a specialist for orthopedics in the DACH-region, especially in the field of endoprosthesis. The company has built up a successfully working worldwide sales structure, which we consider a significant improvement for the distribution of our CERASORB(R) orthopedics portfolio”, explains Michael Schlenk, CEO of curasan AG. “This cooperation will give us to access a considerable number of new potential customers. Together we are going to increase the awareness for our bone regeneration materials and expand our market share. ”
“The cooperation of the two companies will go beyond pure distribution. For example, we also agreed on a joint concept for the inclusion of key opinion leaders, on common medical monitoring projects and studies with leading centers for endoprosthesis as well as on collaborative participation in congresses, symposia and advanced training courses for clinical users”, adds Florian Früh, Head of Product Management of curasan AG. “Our joint measures shall emphasize the importance of the synergies existing between innovative individual implant solutions for the patient and therapies for complete bone regeneration”.
“With curasan’s innovative bone regeneration materials we shall be able to offer a comprehensive treatment concept for various degenerative and pathological diseases of the human skeletal system to clinical surgeons”, says Jens Saß, Managing Director and CEO of Implantcast GmbH. “By combining our resources and our medical and scientific expertise and competence as well as our long-time experience in orthopedics we are going to create a much higher awareness in the market. ”
Both parties consider to expand the distribution agreement also to other countries with an existing Implantcast sales network.
About curasan AG:
curasan develops, manufactures and markets biomaterials and medical devices in the field of bone and tissue regeneration, wound healing and osteoarthritis therapy. As a pioneer and global technology leader in the growing field of regenerative medicine, curasan is specialized primarily on biomimetic bone grafting materials for dental, oral/maxillofacial, orthopedic and spinal applications, i.e. materials mimicking biological structures. Numerous patents and a broad record of scientific publications demonstrate the clinical success of the products and the highly innovative strength of curasan. Dental and orthopaedic clinicians worldwide benefit from the broad range of the premium quality and easy to use portfolio offered by the technology leader curasan. curasan maintains its own high-tech facilities for research, development and manufacturing of biomaterials in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. In addition to its headquarters, the company has a subsidiary, curasan, Inc., in the Research Triangle Park area, near Raleigh, N.C., USA. curasan’s innovative products are cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and many other international authorities and available in almost 50 countries worldwide. curasan AG is a public company listed in the General Standard at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
About Implantcast GmbH:
Implantcast GmbH is a highly-specialized and innovative medical technology company based in Buxtehude near Hamburg, Germany. Today, Implantcast has more than 480 employees. The company operates in the fields of product development, manufacturing, sterile packaging as well as sales and distribution of primary, revision and tumor endoprosthesis to offer an ideal solution for each individual patient. The company also has a worldwide sales network with 10 sales offices and more than 65 sales partners. Its headquarters and R&D are located at Buxtehude, the place of foundation. From here all cooperation partners are provided with endoprosthetics and instruments and in the future also with bone regeneration materials.
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