Podcast: Engineering materials to fight infectious diseases
Liste to our CEO Melina Gerdts speak on the "It's a Material World Podcast" about how CuConcepts is battling the threat of infectious diseases with antimicrobial materials.
✅ The limitations of antibiotics and the consequences, if solutions are not developed to address these limitation.
✅ The mechanism copper uses to attack microbes, and how it can be incorporated into other material systems where antimicrobial properties are needed.
✅ The history of humans treating infections, and how this history has inspired CuConcepts to create a new solution.
✅ How antimicrobial materials can improve the safety and longevity of the food.
✅ In the medical device industry specifically, why antimicrobial materials are needed and what are some interesting applications.
✅ Ways antimicrobial material solutions can be applied in public places to make them safer.
✅ What CuConcept is doing to be sustainable, and what challenges there are for improving their sustainability efforts.