Surmodics is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing in developing some of their medical devices and clinical research.
The company stated in the following report that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.
“Work is progressing to further optimize the combination of these technologies leading to evaluation in relevant animal models.” Read the full article
Surmodics, Inc., incorporated on June 27, 1979, is a provider of medical device and in vitro diagnostic technologies to the healthcare industry. The Company operates through two segments: Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics. The Company’s business segments partner with medical device, diagnostic and life science companies to develop and commercialize products designed to improve patient diagnosis and treatment. [Source: Reuters]
Company Website: http://www.surmodics.com