Research & Development

Research Areas

ISurTec is committed to research and development. Our interdisciplinary staff of scientists and engineers enjoys designing new coated products for the medical and scientific community.  Our research is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR).  

Read about a few of our projects below. 

Research & Development

Research Areas

ISurTec is committed to research and development. Our interdisciplinary staff of scientists and engineers enjoys designing new coated products for the medical and scientific community.  Our research is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR). 

Read about a few of our projects below.

Coatings for Ureteral Stents

Ureteral stents, and other medical devices in the urinary tract, frequently suffer from encrustation with calcium and magnesium salts. ISurTec is developing a coating to reduce encrustation, allowing longer lifetimes of devices with less pain for patients.

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Coatings for Ureteral Stents

Ureteral stents, and other medical devices in the urinary tract, frequently suffer from encrustation with calcium and magnesium salts. ISurTec is developing a coating to reduce encrustation, allowing longer lifetimes of devices with less pain for patients.

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Neural tissue engineering scaffolds

Our scaffolds will be produced in a standardized format compatible with common electrophysiology equipment such as multielectrode arrays. The scaffolds are designed to enable high-throughput electrophysiological assays with high predictive power for multiple neurotransmitter systems including glutamatergic, cholinergic, dopaminergic, serotonergic, noradrenergic, and GABAergic circuits.

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Neural tissue engineering scaffolds

Our scaffolds will be produced in a standardized format compatible with common electrophysiology equipment such as multielectrode arrays. The scaffolds are designed to enable high-throughput electrophysiological assays with high predictive power for multiple neurotransmitter systems including glutamatergic, cholinergic, dopaminergic, serotonergic, noradrenergic, and GABAergic circuits.

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ISurGuard™ Coatings

ISurGuard is the name of our family of highly water-repellent, superhydrophobic (SHPb) coatings. They may be applied by dipping, brushing and spraying, and cured with UV light and/or heat. These coating have many and various applications, indoors and out.

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ISurGuard® Coatings

ISurGuard is the name of our family of highly water-repellent, superhydrophobic (SHPb) coatings. They may be applied by dipping, brushing and spraying, and cured with UV light and/or heat. These coating have many and various applications, indoors and out.

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EXPLORE R&D

EXPLORE R&D

ISurTec is a technology innovator with a deep passion for identifying, creating and commercializing new methods and products that enable companies to fulfill their mission.

CONTACT

Innovative Surface Technologies, Inc.
1045 Westgate Drive Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55114

651-209-9757

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ISurTec will consistently provide high-quality products and services that meet requirements for scientific, medical device, and industrial coatings. We will actively strive to bring excellence to the surface in all that we do, meeting or exceeding customers’ needs and expectations, and improve the quality of our products and service by enabling each employee to fulfill their job responsibilities correctly the first time.
The following are trademarks of ISurTec: ISurTec®, ISurGlide®, ISurLite®, ISurTherm®, ISurCoat®, PhotoPrime®, ISurGuard™, ISurBlock™, ISurCell™. All rights are expressly reserved.