Corium International

Developer of drug delivery products and devices using Corplex hydrogel technology

Commercial stage biopharmaceutical company with a transdermal drug delivery platform

Corium (NASDAQ: CORI) was a leader in transdermal delivery systems and related technologies through its platform based on two technologies – MicroCor (large molecules, or biologics, including vaccines, peptides, and proteins) and Corplex (small molecules that were difficult to deliver in transdermal dosage form) – for transporting drugs through the skin for absorption into the body. The company had a GMP production operation in Grand Rapids, Michigan and had completed development through various stages of FDA filings for several therapeutic products for its partners, with 180+ patents issued, published, and pending related to microstructures, polymers, adhesives, transdermal and other drug delivery technologies. Corium’s held partnerships with P&G, Par Pharmaceutical, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Agile Therapeutics, amongst others. Gurnet Point Capital acquired Corium in November 2018.

  • Menlo Park, CA

  • Contact:
    Ron Eastman
  • Formerly Known As: Stratagent Life Sciences
  • IPO
  • Acquired by: Gurnet Point Capital
  • Exit date: November 27, 2018
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Peter Staple

Chief Executive Officer

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