Australia Launch, CleanPatch, Sterri-Matt -

Australia, New Zealand launch

Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today an agreement with Sterri-Matt® Pty Ltd (“Sterri-Matt”) for Distributor management of CleanPatch in Australia and New Zealand

Successfully launched in Canada and the US, SMI is now pleased to announce an agreement with leading manufacturer Sterri-Matt for distributor management and representation of CleanPatch in Australia and New Zealand. CleanPatch is a first-in-class Medical Surface Repair Patch for hospital beds and stretchers that restores damaged mattresses to an intact and hygienic surface, and solves a real problem for healthcare facilities around the world.

“Australian-based Sterri-Matt is an innovative medical product development company with a strong reputation for providing total solutions to current Infection Control and Hygiene problems in healthcare” comments Tony Mansfield, CEO of Sterri-Matt “CleanPatch complements our current Sterri® branded products exceptionally well, and allows us and our Distributor partners to offer a full complement of solutions to our customers”.

“In discussions with Sterri-Matt, we have discovered that the issues around damaged mattresses are significant in Australia and New Zealand, and that there is a strong opportunity for CleanPatch in this market” comments Tony Abboud, VP of Business Development of SMI. “We look forward to working with Sterri-Matt and their distributor partners to bring this technology to various healthcare facilities in the near future”.

About Sterri-Matt Pty Ltd

Sterri-Matt Pty Ltd is a Queensland Australia-based R&D company innovating in the area of Infection Control and Hygiene Management. The Sterri® branded products bring a fresh approach to sanitizing and outbreak control to many industry sectors, including hospitals and aged care. The Gienie® branded products were designed for Outbreak control and provide a fast and safe solution to various hospital-acquired infections. Sterri-Matt is also committed to working with other innovative products to launch in the Australia and New Zealand market through its strong network. For more information on Sterri-Matt, please visit