Seeking European partners to develop a novel medical hemostatic glove to tightly conform over a donned medical barrier glove
Deadline : 2018-11-01
As a participant of the upcoming symposium “GCCIR Matchmaking Symposium” organized by the GCCIR and Innoget next 19 November 2018 in Barcelona (Spain), the company Innovative Trauma Care Inc. (iTraumaCare) is seeking European partners to meet at the Barcelona event to jointly develop R&D projects. As an alternative to hemostatic bandages, iTraumaCare is developing a medical hemostatic glove adapted to tightly conform over a donned medical barrier glove. The External Hemostatic Gloves for Hemorrhage Control device is designed for use in a field (or surgical) environment that provides a means to combine the advantages of applying a hemostatic dressing with the simplicity of applying a traditional manual pressure via a gloved hand. iTraumaCare is specifically interested in collaborating with partners in the following areas: I. To enable the hemostasis function of the glove, a protected hemostatic agent is required. Being that the IP and regulatory burden for hemostatic agents is quite involved, it would be of interest for iTraumaCare to have a partner that has previously worked with, has regulatory clearance with and has IP associated with one or more hemostatic agents. II. As a complement to the hemostasis function of the glove material, additional pharmacologically and biologically active agents could be absorbed to the glove, including but not limited to, antifibrinolytics, styptics, antibacterial agents, antimicrobial agents, analgesic and anaesthetic agents for treatment. A company that has interest with, regulatory clearance with and IP protection of such areas would be of interest. Additional regulatory clearance would be required for the different formulations with different indications for use, so partners with regulatory cleared chemistry would be preferred. As a product class, these combination products could lead to multiple and varied products for sale. III. To create a hemostatic glove, raw materials manufactures will be required. Manufacturers with IP in development for unique manufacturing of hemostatic fibres, acting like a tightly conforming hemostatic bandage, the actions of the surgeon’s physician’s, warfighter’s or medic’s hands and fingers applying manual pressure will also accelerate hemostasis chemically. Material manufacturers for hemostatic gloves can be used similar to most of the current sources materials for hemostatic bandages such as packing into wounds for contact hemostasis, wherein the glove can be removed from the caregiver’s hands and temporarily inserted into the wound to temporize blood loss. In case you are interested in meeting iTraumaCare at the Barcelona event to discuss a potential collaboration, please register for free to the symposium through the orange button provided above.