The activities carried out in the laboratory concern the study of new antibacterial textile treatments and the production of innovative antimicrobial materials. The antibacterial activity is tested according to international standards and using Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
The laboratory is also equipped for the production and characterisation of protein materials used in various research sectors: biomedical, filtration, food packaging.
These activities are carried out as part of European, national and regional research projects, as well as in the framework of research contracts financed by companies, banking groups or consortia, and for third parties.
The laboratory is in direct contact with certifying bodies (UNI, ISO, CEN) for the drafting of new standards and for participation in national and international Round Trials.