Glasgow's Collagen Solutions signs contract with Merck

Glasgow's Collagen Solutions signs contract with Merck

Glasgow-based medical manufacturer Collagen Solutions has agreed a deal to supply German medical giant Merck.

Merck will now distribute Collagen Solutions’ medical-grade collagen products, developed for use in regenerative medicine, medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics, through its broad distribution network.

Dr. Stewart White, chief executive officer of Collagen Solutions plc said: "Our agreement with Merck makes our high quality range of medical grade collagen products available to the research market. 

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“Researchers need toknow that the material they use in the laboratory is consistent and can be scaled up without any loss of quality or change in characteristics.

“This means that they can start with material which is suitable for medical applications from the earliest stage in their research and do not have to switch suppliers when they reach commercialisation."