Antimicrobial Peptides and their Potential to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance Opinion on the Use Of Antimicrobial Coatings In Health-Care Settings

Presentation given during Cost AMiCI meeting in Tallinn Nov 2017 by Maria Olivia Pereira, Assistant Professor University of Minho Department of Biological Engineering Braga, Portugal, Professor in Biomedical Engineering Principal Investigator in the Biofilm Group. This presentation can be also viewed in SlideShare

Use of antibiotics in health care and problems with AMR in Estonia: comparison with Europe

Presentation given during Cost AMiCI meeting in Tallinn Nov 2017 by Irja Lutsar MD, PhD Professor of Medical Microbiology  University of Tartu  

Antimicrobial Activity Testing of Orthopedic Implant Surface

Applications are open for The COST Training School on   Standardized Antimicrobial Activity Testing of Orthopedic Implant Surface planned March 21-23, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.   The training is organized by Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Faculty of Pharmacy Microbiology, Bioorganic and Macromolecular Chemistry unit Campus Plaine in he scope of COST Action TD1305 Improved Protection of Medical Devices Against Infection (IPROMEDAI). The three days program: Day 1: – Aseptic processing and environmental conditions, – Preparation of the surfaces for the assay, – Preparation of

COST multidisciplinary European research networks are key to FP9

On 15 June, the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) published its position paper, highlighting the importance of multidisciplinary, bottom-up, open and inclusive networks, pleading for sufficient funding post Horizon 2020. Investment in research and innovation is key for the EU to realise its ambition of becoming a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy and to contribute to the well-being of society. Therefore, EU policy makers