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BIOFACE Project wins RHU for Oncology Facial Reconstruction

BIOFACE Project wins RHU for Oncology Facial Reconstruction As part of France 2030, the BIOFACE project, led by Professor Agnès Dupret-Bories in Toulouse, is the winner of the Health 2023 call for projects for university hospital research (RHU). BIOFACE has … Read More

Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB): A hub for Medical Innovation

The Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB): A hub for Medical Innovation Every year, researchers, educators, clinicians, and industry representatives gather at the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) Annual Conference to exchange knowledge and discoveries in the … Read More

Corporate social Responsibility: SPARTHA Medical

Corporate social Responsibility: SPARTHA Medical What does this mean for businesses? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been an increasingly important topic in the corporate world over the last years. It is a wide concept that can take many forms depending … Read More

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Interview Business Inside | Forbes France

Issues and innovations around antibacterial coatings. SPARTHA Medical co-founders, Nihal Engin Vrana (Chief Executive Officer) and Philippe Lavalle (Chief Scientific Officer) have been interviewed by Jean Marc Sylvestre for the business TV show ”Business Inside”, in partnership with Forbes France. … Read More

43 TOP scoring 2020 InvestHorizon Accelerator companies

InvestHorizon is a programme financed by the European Commission, in association with Eureka, to facilitate series A funding for selected deep tech companies boosting their investment readiness and investor relations. The programme is run by a consortium coordinated by Tech … Read More

SPARTHA Medical in the french news – March & April 2020

APRIL 2021 SPARTHA Medical presented its development and innovation objectives in this interview, published in the national news website SPARTHA Medical was featured in the local magazine Or Norme for the creation of a regional start-up incubation network called … Read More