Micrillon

The Challenge
The Science

CHALLENGE



The World Health Organization has indicated that the rise of antimicrobial resistance is a global health crisis. An estimated 700,000 people die every year from drug-resistant infections, according to a recent British commission review.


The World Bank warns that the spread of drug-resistant infections could mean a hit to the global economy even greater than that of the 2008 financial crisis.

SOLUTION



Micrillon® - the first rechargeable broad-spectrum antimicrobial polymer additive
developed with the primary goal is to reduce the risk of preventable HAIs by making it
possible for all frequently touched environmental surfaces to become a
rechargeable Micrillon® antibacterial/antiviral surface .