A research team of PolyU has invented a long lasting antimicrobial self-disinfection 3D printing material with an antiviral rate of 99.2% in 20 mins and 99.9% within 2 hours, which effectively blocks the infection of COVID-19 in public facilities. This technology has been commercialised through PolyU academic-led start-up Immune Materials Limited.
Under COVID-19 pandemic, the hand hygiene and cross-contamination issue in public high touches surface has been a critical risk to public health and service operators without a good solution. Immune Materials Limited aims to tackle this challenge by developing novel materials, manufacturing approaches that could provide a long lasting (over three years) anti-COVID solutions for public.
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