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Bayer MaterialScience - Polymer Technologies for Medical Coatings, Adhesives and Foams

Bayer MaterialScience is the inventor of polyurethanes, a class of materials known for its unique combination of durability, flexibility, and chemical resistance. These properties make polyurethanes a preferred class of raw materials for coatings, adhesives and materials for medical foams.

Bayer MaterialScience has leveraged its expertise in both polyurethanes and other polymer technologies to provide a range of coatings, adhesives and foams.

Medical coating, hydrophilic coating, and drug eluting coating, medical adhesive and materials for medical foams

These innovative products, purpose-built for the medical device industry, are marketed under the trade name Baymedix™ and include:

  • Medical coatings
    • Lubricious coatings
    • Hydrophilic coatings
    • Drug-eluting coatings
  • Medical adhesives
  • Materials for medical foams

Bayer MaterialScience is also uniquely positioned to join forces with its sister company Bayer HealthCare, combining knowledge of the materials and pharmaceutical industries.

Polymer chemistry is our strength

Bayer MaterialScience uses its in-depth know-how in polymer chemistry to fine-tune properties and applications to meet the demands of its customers. Bayer MaterialScience adheres to the quality standards of the medical device industry and can provide extensive support in formulation, process development, and testing of the finished products.


Bayer MaterialScience AG
Bayerwerk, Geb. Q24
D-51368 Leverkusen

Tel: +49 214-30-72453