ArthramidVet® is manufactured by Contura. For over a decade, Contura have been developing and producing their hydrogel products in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Denmark. The facility is solely dedicated to the production of Contura hydrogels and uses proprietary automated processes to control manufacturing.

Contura’s aim is to produce the highest quality products for their customers, so their facility is certified according to applicable European standards for medical devices and medicines and approved by a number of authorities in non-European countries including USA FDA. They have a team of highly qualified scientists and engineers who oversee the production process.

ArthramidVet® is distributed in Australia, New Zealand, The Middle East and Asia by Innovative Medical Solutions (IMS Vet). “IMS’s philosophy of innovation remains at the centre of everything we do. Our core mission is to improve the health, performance, and wellbeing of our clients patients through technological innovation, intensive R & D and global partner alliances in the veterinary industry leading to better patient outcomes and client enjoyment of the animals we love.”

Arthramid Vet since 2012

One thing we are most proud of is our dedicated team. Directors, Dr Jason Lowe and Dr Leigh de Clifford can be found continually researching, attending international conferences and working with global partners to find out about new products and innovations. They are also highly experienced equine veterinarians, working daily with owners, trainers, and top-level competitors and their horses. The amount of research and testing carried out by our team each year is necessary to achieve our goals. The ArthramidVet® product is the result of extensive research and our team understands the need for our animal companions to get the very best veterinary science can offer.

Our team

Dr Jason Lowe

MBA, BVSc, Cert EP

Managing Director

A keen interest in business led to completing an MBA at Waikato University whilst working as an equine veterinarian. Establishing IMS Vet in 2014 to undertake the clinical research on Arthramid Vet.

+64 (0)27 281 4329

Dr Leigh de Clifford


Technical Director

Born and raised in rural Australia, Leigh grew up around racing, rodeo and camp drafting. Leigh is now a shareholder and senior equine clinician at Matamata Veterinary Services, New Zealand.

+64 (0)27 461 4556

Matt Malligan

Commercial Manager New Zealand and International

Matt has an extensive background in sales and marketing, most recently with DKSH. Matt’s role is business development to help our wholesalers, distributors and veterinary clinics get the most from leveraging our relationship and the education of clients.

+64 (0)21 191 1592

Dr Edwina Lamkin

Commercial Manager Australia

Edwina will already be known to many equine veterinarians from her time with Nature Vet, Caledonian Holdings and Dechra. Edwina leads our team in Australia.

+61 (0)408 899 940

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