Project

Development of nanosilver materials for the biological control of drinking water quality

Duration
01 January 2012 → 31 December 2015
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Environmental microorganism biotechnology
Keywords
nanosilver material
 
Project description

Nanosilver can be found in very different products, varying from socks to vacuum cleaners. Nanosilver has antimicrobial properties, just like larger silver. It has the term antimicrobial because it is toxic to bacteria, fungi and some viruses.