The material with many properties

2017-05-09

The new material inhibits bacterial growth and is extremely good at absorbing moisture. Photograph: Michael Wallerstedt.

The material Upsalite was discovered by Maria Strømme’s research group and has properties that have attracted great international attention. It inhibits the growth of bacteria, for example, and is extremely good at absorbing moisture. A company has been formed in which entrepreneurs and researchers work side by side on various applications of the material.

Read the article at Uppsala University news page.