Our technology is enabling medical device companies to help clinicians and diabetes patients better manage blood glucose levels. Our polyurethanes, used as diffusion control membranes, enable device manufacturers to develop accurate sensors to better detect blood glucose levels. DSM collaborates with partners to create customized polymer formulations in accordance with the partner’s implantable sensor design to help accurately and continuously monitor blood sugar levels.​


Over 10 million devices
supported annually​

Managing Diabetes

Listen to Gino Bradica, PhD and Jens Thies discuss how DSM is managing diabetes with its polyurethane technology used in continuous glucose monitor sensors and its proprietary resorbable polyesteramide technology used in drug delivery.

Examples of medical devices in which DSM biomaterials have been applied:

  • Components of a continuous glucose monitoring system

DSM technology serving this market​

  • Polyurethanes


    Explore our wide array of polyurethanes, how they can be adapted to your product designs and how we can create innovative solutions that add value to your portfolio.

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  • Our products

    Our products

    DSM portfolio of innovative biomedical materials and process manufacturing technologies: Biomedical Polyethylenes, Biomedical polyurethanes, Collagen Technology, Device Development, and Extracellular Matrix (ECM) Technology. Learn more.

  • The markets we serve

    The markets we serve

    DSM Biomedical offers the broadest portfolio of biomedical materials and manufacturing across market applications, including orthopedics, ophthalmology, neurology, cardiology, diabetes, wound, and continence care.

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