The global market for polymer-based medical products and devices is remarkably diverse and changing day-to-day. While there is a clear and constant drive for the next innovation, there remains a robust demand for clinically proven, but economically-driven options. With over 30 years of experience in this category, DSM is ideally suited to meet these varied demands. Globally, DSM is  recognized as the expert and leading provider of unique solutions for medical implants. We offer an exceptionally broad platform of bioinert and bioabsorbable polymer and ceramic combinations and composites. These unique materials  can be engineered to meet individual needs and specifications - with customization to control material handling  and biologic characteristics, mechanical properties and absorption times.


Over 500K molded
parts per year


Over 100 thousand
cleanroom machined
parts per year


  • World-class quality system​
  • Medical Devices Single Audit Program (MDSAP) certified. Our quality and regulatory systems and procedures are compliant with the regulations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, the United States, and Japan. ​
  • Value-driven, cGMP manufacturing options​
  • Technologies
    • Open Cell Foaming for cellular integration​
    • Bioresorbable polymers
      • Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA)​
      • Polyglycolide (PGA), Polycaprolactone (PCL) & Polydioxanone (PDO)
      • Co-polymers (LDL PLA, PLGA…)​
      • Compounded with Bioceramics

Markets served by this technology

  • Orthopedics


    DSM Biomedical materials and technologies support orthopedic applications, including spine, trauma and sports medicine. Learn more.

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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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