Rua Irvine

The RUA Life Sciences group was created in April 2020 when AorTech International plc acquired RUA Medical Devices Ltd to create a fully formed medical device business. RUA Life Sciences is the holding company of the group trading through four businesses all exploiting the group’s polymer technology.

Our vision is to improve the lives of millions of patients by improving and enabling medical devices with Elast-EonTM, the worlds leading long term implantable polyurethane.

Whether it is licensing Elast-EonTM, manufacturing a device or component or developing next generation medical devices, a RUA Life Sciences business is pursuing our vision.


End to end contract developer and manufacturer of medical devices, implantable fabric specialist.


Licensor of Elast-EonTM polymers to the medical device industry


Development of large bore polymer sealed grafts and soft tissue patches

Structural Heart

Development of tri leaflet polymeric heart valves