What the technology does

Novel copper-based nanoparticles (copper hydroxide adipate tartrate nanoparticles) for antibacterial applications.


Effective antibacterial exhibiting sustained release of copper. Low potential for resistance and low toxicity to mammalian cells. Enhanced dispersibility enables incorporation in a broad range of matrices. Simple synthesis using inexpensive GRAS reagents.

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Technology ready for evaluation and/or license

Intellectual Property

CN patent application (201680037392.6), HK patent application (18105042.7), EP patent application (16717670.0), JP patent application (2017-555479), SG patent application (11201708618W), US patent application (15/567,419) and CA patent application (2983651)


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