Pori is ready to welcome participants of the second COST Action AMiCI conference. The final program of the meeting: Day 1 (6th of June) The Conference ‘Antimicrobial coatings in healthcare: from innovation to the market’. Key-note speakers will cover issues along the AMC value chain; from patents, regulatory, implementation in hospitals, to evaluation of the impact taken from a real life example. The conference will
Applications are invited for 9 PhD student positions available in the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie European Training Network: “PRINT-AID – Multidisciplinary European training network for development of personalized anti-infective medical devices combining printing technologies and antimicrobial functionality” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. PRINT-AID aims to provide high-quality research training to Early Stage Researchers. By bringing together experts in antimicrobial drug development, microbial biofilms, 3D-printing technologies, in vivo preclinical infection
Over sixty universities, research institutes and companies from twenty-nine European countries will jointly study the impact of applying antimicrobial (nano-)coatings on decreasing the spread of infections. The beneficial aspects of these measures will be assessed in the context of potential environmental adverse effects, as well as development of bacterial resistance. It is the first time that this pressing issue is addressed on such a scale.