AMiCI Final Conference – summary

Final AMiCI Conference placed in Kraków on February 18-20 is already history. The main target of the conference was to summarize the AMiCI action with the view to formulate the official statement of antimicrobial coatings addressed to EU. Final days that took place in Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Chemistry brought the expected results. The program and selected presentations are presented in order of appearance. AMiCI

COST action AMiCI final conference to be held in Krakow 18-20.2.2020

Final conference of COST Action AMiCi will take place in February in Krakow. The three days event will encompass the Core Group and Management Committee meetings and two-day conference. The conference will aim to summarize the AMiCI action with the view to formulate the official statement of antimicrobial coatings addressed to EU, as well as discuss achievements of working groups and ways forward. 18th February

AMiCI Mid-Term Conference in Zagreb, Croatia

On 2-3 October 2018, the AMiCI Mid-Term Conference was held, combined with the Action Management Committee and Core Group Meetings, at the Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, in Zagreb, Croatia. The European Union COST Action AMiCI brings together experts on the synthesis, use and assessment of unwanted side effects of antimicrobial coatings. The project is coordinated by dr. Francy Crijns (Zuyd University of

AMiCI Mid-term Conference, Zagreb, Croatia

The program of the Conference: Day 1: Tuesday 2 October 9:00 Welcome by Local Organiser 9:15 AMiCI – What has happened the past 2 years? Challenges & Solutions 10:00 WG1 Session: Antimicrobial Coatings (AMC) – Safe by Design 10:00 Critical overview of antimicrobial coating technologies in healthcare settings (plenary talk) 10:40 Coffee break 11:00 Nanoengineering strategies for safe by design antimicrobial materials 11:25 Phthalocyanine derivatives as

Network day NanoSilver 2018

On the occasion of a joint project in the network, the Network day NanoSilver 2018 takes place at the university medical centre in Regensburg (UKR). At the UKR, various surfaces within the emergency room are equipped with antimicrobial silver. Over a period of one year, the innovative coatings are compared with conventional surfaces to evaluate their effectiveness. Of course, the project will be presented at

AMiCI on 10th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (Belgrade, Serbia)

The Symposium “Antimicrobial coatings in healthcare settings: efficiency versus safety” Infections and infectious diseases are considered a major challenge to human health in healthcare units worldwide. As antimicrobial materials (such as silver and copper) are inherently toxic, the application of (nano-enabled) antimicrobial surface coatings (AMCs) in healthcare settings may cause harm in addition to benefits. Indeed, in parallel to cutting down the spread of potentially