The AMiCI WG2 workshop “Antimicrobial Coatings Applied in Healthcare Settings – Efficacy Testing”, Berlin, Germany

On 7-8 June 2018, the AMiCI WG2 workshop was held, combined with the Action Core Group Meeting, at the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) in Berlin, Germany. 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 Applied Sciences and Technology,

The AMiCI WG1-WG4 workshop “AntiMicrobial Coatings Applied in Healthcare Settings – Implications for Cleaning Procedures”, Ljubljana, Slovenia

On 20-21 March 2018, the AMiCI WG1-WG4 workshop was held, combined with the Action Core Group Meeting, at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia. 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 Applied Sciences and Technology, NL. Working Groups 1

Joint seminar of the COST AMiCI Action Core Group and WG3 held in NICPB, Tallinn, Estonia

On 16th-17th November 2017, the joint seminar of the COST AMICI Network Core Group and the Working Group 3 was held in the National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia. 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

Pori Ready to Welcome Participants of AMiCI meeting (June 6-8th)

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

Second AMiCI Conference planned for June 6-8 in Pori (Finland)

Based on lessons learnt from the AMiCI meeting in Heerlen (November 2016), the focus of the second meeting, planned in June 2017 in Pori (Finland), will move to the expertise within the working groups. The framework 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

First AMiCI Working Group meetings in Heerlen – A great success!

November 16-17 ’ 2016 the first WG meetings of our COST AMiCI Action took place at the premises of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in Heerlen, the Netherlands. Zuyd is the Grant Holder institution of the Action. We welcomed about 80 participants of 24 different European COST countries. After a short welcome of our director of the Bèta Sciences and Technology faculty and myself, the four

First official AMiCI conference to be held in Heerlen (the Netherlands) 16-17 November’16

AMiCI WG meeting 16-17 November ’16 in Heerlen (the Netherlands) has been discussed and announced during the meeting in Porto. The draft program of the conference would include: Welcome words by Zuyd member of the board/Action Chair Short introduction to all WGs by WG Leaders/Vice Leaders 2 Key Note Lectures: Leaders/Vice Leaders of Work Groups will decide on who will give the lecture. Work Group

Core Group Meeting in Porto (June 29th 2016)

The AMiCI Core Group Members gathered in Porto to discuss the major issues of the Action. The key issues have been touched upon and decisions made: Overall strategy of the AMiCI Action to achieve action goals. Presentation prepared by Action Chair, dr Francy Crijns. Key decisions / issues: Overall strategy It was agreed that the word guideline (Deliverable WG2 and 4) is too strong in