Contipro a.s, based in Czech Republic

Contipro Inc. is an SME that was set up in 1994. Its activities focus on the production of active substances for applications in cosmetics and medicine, with a specific focus on viscous solutions and hydrogels. Contipro has earned a reputation as one of the most advanced centres in the field of hyaluronan-related chemistry and biology. It was published 79 scientific publications in last 10 years and has submitted 68 patent applications within the holding. Most of Contipro’s research and development is conducted in its own laboratories. The laboratories are divided into 15 research groups comprising research and development in wound healing, tissue engineering, carriers of drugs, nanoparticles, nanofibers and microfibers preparation. There is also a specialised group focussed on medical devices development.