Why are bacteria resistant to antibiotics?

Why are bacteria resistant to antibiotics? Did you know? 26 billion – the annual cost of antibiotic-resistant infections to US healthcare(1) Antibiotics still not used properly  Antibiotics are drugs that fight an infection caused by bacteria by preventing it from … Read More

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How to prevent antibiotic resistance?

What is antibiotic resistance?  Antibiotic resistance, is defined as the ability of a bacterium to become insensitive to the action of one or more antibiotics. This phenomenon is the result of repeated exposure to antibiotics. When many bacteria survive more … Read More

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The value of coatings for medical devices

The value of coatings for medical devices   Developments in medical technology require the use of medical devices. However, these medical devices can be the source of infections acquired in health care settings such as hospitals. What is a medical … Read More

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SPARTHA Medical joined the France Biotech network

Who are we? SPARTHA technology develops coatings based on natural biopolymers with antimicrobial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties. Our main ambition is to protect medical devices and all types of surfaces from infectious risks by offering easy-to-apply and multifunctional coating solutions. … Read More

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Basement membrane properties and their recapitulation in organ-on-chip applications

New review Drug discovery and toxicology is a complex process that involves considerable basic research and pre-clinical evaluation. These rely heavily on animal testing, which often fails to predict the results of human trials due to species differences. Coupled with ethical concerns … Read More

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Prevent the transmission of Covid-19 in hospitals

Prevent the transmission of Covid-19 in hospitals Since its outbreak in 2019, the last coronavirus-related disease (COVID-19) has spread around the world. In addition to its global impact, COVID-19 has alerted the healthcare community about the danger and harm of … Read More

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What is a fomite?

What is a fomite? A fomite is defined as an inanimate object that is able to carry and spread diseases and infectious agents. Fomites can also be called passive vectors. Contamination of a fomite occurs when an infected person coughs, … Read More

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The consequences of hospital-acquired infections

What are the consequences of hospital-acquired infections? Health consequences of hospital-acquired infections In France, hospital-acquired infections are responsible for 9,000 deaths per year, of which 4,200 involve patients whose prognosis was not vital in the short term when they entered … Read More

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What causes hospital-acquired infections?

 Previous article: How to fight against nosocomial diseases? What causes hospital-acquired infections? The development of a nosocomial infection, also known as a healthcare-associated infection, is possible when three elements are present: a subject (the elderly, for example, have a higher … Read More

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How to fight against nosocomial infections?

According to the WHO, a nosocomial infection – or hospital-acquired infection – can be defined as an infection acquired in hospital by a patient admitted for an other reason than the infection itself.  How are infections acquired?  Bacterial infections can … Read More

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Research Scientist member arrival

New Research Scientist at SPARTHA Medical Developping of innovative coatings with biopolymers In order to pursue research projects related to our innovation, we announce the arrival of a new Research Scientist in the team. Our mission is to develop the … Read More

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Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are officially one of the leading causes of death in the world. 

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are officially one of the leading causes of death in the world. Antibiotics are drugs used to treat and prevent bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance occurs with repeated administration of antibiotics. Consequently, as antibiotics target their cellular machinery, bacteria … Read More

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Impact of cell culture environments on the performance of biosensors

Publication from PANBioRA project: the impact of cell culture environments on the performance of various electrochemical biosensors The Wiley Analytical Science published an article entitled « Characterization of the Impact of Classical Cell-culture Media on the Response of Electrochemical Sensors » thanks … Read More

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Laureate of the EIC Accelerator

The EIC Accelerator is the European Innovation Council’s (EIC) programme for SMEs. Launched by the European Commission in September 2019 in its pilot phase ahead of Horizon Europe. The EIC aims to stimulate Europe’s economic growth by enabling visionary and … Read More

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SPARTHA Medical raised €1.4M

SPARTHA MEDICAL COMPLETES ITS FIRST ROUND OF FUNDING TO DEVELOP ITS CUSTOMISED COATINGS OFFER (€1.4M) Strasbourg, FRANCE, 8 Decembre 2021. SPARTHA Medical, a French MedTech company specialising in the development of multifunctional antimicrobial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory coatings, is pleased to … Read More

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Senet ‘s first conceptual proposal workshop

In the framework of the Sino European Health Networking Hub (SENET), discover the first conceptual proposal workshop on the theme of advanced therapies, which will take place on 19 October. Dr. Nihal Engin Vrana will be speaking on the topic … Read More

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Newcomers in the team

Newcomers in the team SPARTHA Medical The #TeamSpartha is growing! In order to pursue SPARTHA Medical’s vision to grow and be a key player in the healthcare industry, we are pleased to announce the arrival of new employees who proudly … Read More

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Research and development approval (CIR)

SPARTHA Medical has been granted for CIR accreditation SPARTHA Medical is pleased to announce the company has been granted for CIR accreditation for research and development (R&D) after scientific and technical expertise. • What does it mean ? The Research Tax Credit … Read More

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Development of coatings using artificial intelligence: a world premiere.

Development of coatings using artificial intelligence: a world premiere. A collaboration between SPARTHA Medical, Preste and INSERM has resulted in publication of a pioneering paper in their areas of expertise in the journal Scientific Reports. Data from the scientific literature … Read More

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US patent publication

Strasbourg, 10 June 2021. SPARTHA Medical, French MedTech company specializing in the development of multifonctional antimicrobial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory coatings, is pleased to announce the registration of its patent in the formulation of polymer-based coatings in the United States (US10864296B2). … Read More

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