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Open Innovation Hub for Antimicrobial Surfaces

Creating a cross-disciplinary research hub to deliver antimicrobial innovation with real impact.

Tel: +44 (0)151 794 3541

About us

The Open Innovation Hub for Antimicrobial Surfaces is a dynamic multi-disciplinary initiative to develop new processes and technologies to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Proud to be a core partner of the National Biofilms Innovation Centre We acknowledge funding from:

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The Open Innovation Hub is partnered with the Infection Innovation Consortium (iiCON), creating specialist, commercially sustainable research platforms for infectious disease therapeutics in North West England. The need for infectious disease control remains high in the UK and internationally, and this project will transform product discovery and development, helping products go from lab to patients faster, cheaper and in more effective formats.

Director

Director

Professor Rasmita Raval is the Director of the Open Innovation Hub for Antimicrobial Sciences.

Meet our team

Meet our team

The Open Innovation Hub team is made up of experts with a range of backgrounds in life and physical sciences. Here you can find out more about our researchers and their fields of expertise.

Partners

Partners

We work with companies of all sizes from SMEs to multinationals. We can offer surface, materials and microbiological analysis on a contract basis as well as partnering on grant funded projects.

Our vision

Our vision

The Hub is focused on designing and engineering a new generation of intelligent surfaces and materials that are capable of inhibiting bacterial, viral, and fungal attachment and proliferation.

News

News

Find out the latest developments at the Open Innovation Hub for Microbial Sciences. 

Contact us

Contact us

We work with companies of all sizes from SMEs to multinationals. We can offer surface, materials and biological analysis on a contract basis as well as partnering on grant funded projects.