Healthcare and cosmetics

Antibacterial, surface treatment, theranostics, DMI, controlled salting-out, biocompatibility, performance, durability

Materials for cosmetics
Materials for cosmetics Pigments, UV filters, textiles containing active ingredients, encapsulation, chemical grafting, foams and emulsions, content/container interaction
Biocompatible materials
Biocompatible materials Evaluation of antimicrobial properties, in vivo/in vitro biocompatibility, chitosan, biocompatible textiles, hydrogels
Lyophilisation, encapsulation, controlled release of active ingredients
Lyophilisation, encapsulation, controlled release of active ingredients Functional multilayers, thin film, biopolymers, molecular fingerprinting, organic/inorganic hybrid materials
Antibacterial and antimicrobial surfaces
Antibacterial and antimicrobial surfaces Characterisation of antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, peptide-based coatings, superhydrophobicity, hydrogels, texturing, controlled release
Sterilisation Ionising radiation, electron beams, X-ray, plasma sterilisation
Implantable medical devices
Implantable medical devices Biocompatibility evaluation, in vivo/in vitro, metallic and textile bio-functional implants, multilayering, chemical grafting
Smart materials
Smart materials Anti-radiation textiles, instrumented textiles, controlled release of active ingredients, nano-objects for molecular targeting, theranostics
Performance and durability testing
Performance and durability testing Static and dynamic tests with DM, wear and abrasion, surface condition, thin film characterisation, antibacterial performance evaluation, tomography

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21% of MICA turnover
5,7M€ in turnover per year
250 contracts per year

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