Sharklet AF™Updated: 03/28/2011
Shark-inspired surface fights microbes without causing resistance
About the ProductCompany: Sharklet Technologies, LLC
Product Phase: Under development
Product Type: Anti-microbial surface
Product or process
Sharklet AFTM is a synthetic surface inspired by the skin of sharks which deters colonization by certain disease-causing microbes. Because the artificial surface works without killing microbes, there is no selection for resistance.