Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Affinergy, Inc.'s "Biological Glue" With Technology Innovation Award
10/19/2005 5:13:02 PM
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 16, 2005--Frost & Sullivan will present Affinergy, Inc. with the 2005 Technology Innovation of the Year Award for its development of the 'biological glue' for the medical coatings and biocoatings market at tonight's Excellence in Medical Devices & Healthcare Awards Banquet. This breakthrough product consists of all-biological materials that can be flexibly engineered to direct biology in a site-specific manner. Affinergy's modularity, specificity, stability, "biofriendliness," and flexible application methods were cited as technical strengths.
"Affinergy's proprietary all-biological technology platform of interfacial biomaterials provides select multifunctional coatings that considerably enhance the value of medical devices, such as orthopedic implants," notes Frost & Sullivan research analyst Miriam Nagel.