The AMiCI Action has been selected, as one of 10 COST Actions, to be presented on this year’s European Conference for Science Journalists (Copenhagen, 26-30 June), the largest gathering of science journalists in Europe in 2017. This is a great chance to communicate about the issue and how important collaborative science is in the society.
Antimicrobial Coatings as Weapon Against Infectious Diseases
HealthCare Associated Infections (HAI) are a serious problem to human health, especially now that antibiotics are becoming less effective. Although antimicrobial coatings are commercially available, they haven’t found their way into healthcare environments yet. In the COST Action AMiCl research project, institutes, companies and policymakers from 29 countries joined forces to investigate antimicrobial coatings in real life, and to find out whether they can become a potential weapon against HAI and Antimicrobial Resistance. (see full press brieffing)
Presenter: Francy Crijns, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Session organizer: COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology
More about the conference: http://www.ecsj2017.com/about-conference