This small bioresorbable polymer can help you achieve mighty results, in improved patient care.

At Corbion, we know that small things can lead to mighty big changes. After all, our humble polymers are creating a powerful ripple effect that’s reverberating all across healthcare. The impact is huge, as they help our customers innovate and ultimately improve patients' everyday lives. When it comes to preserving the important things in life, we know that small is mighty.

Comprising polymers that naturally degrade and then dissolve in the human body, before being entirely resorbed, Corbion’s comprehensive PURASORB® polymer portfolio is ideal for applications from biodegradable medical devices to controlled drug delivery. Discover how our capabilities and comprehensive portfolio of bioresorbable polymers can help deliver your vision.


Discover our GMP-grade resorbable polymers

 Lactide | Glycolide | Caprolactone | PEG (co)polymers


Our portfolio of off-the-shelf PURASORB® polymers and (block) co-polymers is designed for a variety of applications and processing techniques, and is compatible with a broad range of APIs. And all backed by Corbion's 45 years' international experience and industry knowledge. Readily available and repeatedly proven, with PURASORB® polymers, you can get started right away.

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From implants to injectables

For more than 45 years, we have been honing our expertise in polymer development and supplying customers with the latest polymer innovations. Our advanced portfolio is suited to these biomedical applications:

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Drug Delivery

Our PURASORB® range is the ideal solution for your next drug delivery innovation – so your active ingredient is released in a predicted pattern over a set time period.

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Develop resorbable orthopaedic devices and implants with excellent biocompatibility and biodegradability with our PURASORB® polymers.

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Tissue regeneration

Meticulously designed PURASORB® polymers are always fit for purpose. In tissue regeneration scaffolds, they solidly support the natural healing process.

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Our innovative polymer technology enables the creation of minimally invasive cosmetic injections and fillers.

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Wound management

Our biodegradable PURASORB® polymers promote natural healing via safe and effective surgical and other fiber-based products.

Customized to your needs

Do you have specific or new polymer requirements? We offer a broad range of custom synthesis options via PURASORB® R&D, that cover different end group chemistries and catalysts.

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Using our chemistry expertise, we validate the technology's concept.

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Technology development

We integrate a quality-by-design strategy from the beginning, helping out partners identify and validate their critical process parameters and critical excipient attributes.

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Scale up to support pre-clinical studies & clinical trials

A consistently high-quality, reliable supply of material produced in a GMP environment gives you complete peace of mind across the trial stage.

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Commercial success!

Our dual manufacturing facilities guarantee supply reliability and easy access to large volumes, enabling quick scale-up for our partners.

Looking to learn more about our resorbable polymer technology?

Get in touch with a member of our expert team today to discuss your goals and requirements. Are you ready to revolutionize drug delivery?  Dive into your next project with absolute confidence by harnessing the power of our PURASORB® polymers through our partnership with PolySciTech® (Akina, Inc.)
With no minimum orders, you can swiftly purchase our GMP representative material to test it in your project today.

Upcoming events

Learn more about how leveraging our resorbable polymer technology can make your vision a reality. Connect with a member of our expert team at one of our upcoming events:

  • COMPAMED 2023 | November 13 – 16, 2023 | Düsseldorf, Messe Düsseldorf 
  • AAOS 2024 | February 12-16, 2024 | San Francisco, USA
  • MedTec Japan 2024 | April 17-19, 2024 | Tokyo Big sight East Hall, Japan
  • WBC 2024 | May 26-31, 2024 | Daegu, Korea
  • AFPM 2024 | June 05-07, 2024 | Utrecht, Netherlands
  • CRS 2024 | July 08-12, 2024 | Bologna, Italy
  • MedTec China 2024 | September 25-27, 2024 | China
  • CPhI 2024 | October 08-10, 2024 | Milan, Italy
  • PODD 2024 | October 28-29, 2024 | Boston, USA
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