SurfSAFE project

Focused on the field of surface modification and biofilm analysis, necessary to enable development of tailor-made antifouling and antimicrobial, non-toxic surfaces inspired by nature

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3 weeks ago

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The 3rd SurfSAFE Short-Term Scientific Mission took place in Porto, Portugal, from 3rd to 4th May 2022. It was hosted by Professor Filipe Mergulhão from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (PT), and we had the pleasure of welcoming Professor Mette Burmolle from the Copenhagen University, who debated the research plans of Early Stage Researchers 👨‍🔬👩‍🔬.Thank you to all the participants and Professor Mette!#surfsafe #biofilm #research #feup #lebape #ucph ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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The FEUP's Industry Liaison Office, under the cycle of talks “A Voz da Indústria” (Voice from the Industry), organized a seminar entitled “Segurança Alimentar” (Food Safety) in collaboration with the SurfSAFE project and PortugalFoods.This event was attended by Dr. Luciana Gomes (Project Researcher) as the keynote speaker 📣 and a discussion panel with Dr. Filipe Mergulhão (Project Coordinator) and several Portuguese companies in the food sector 🥗.Our next brokerage event is already being organized. Keep an eye out for the next news! 🙂#SurfSAFE #foodindustry #Research #FEUP ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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The 2nd SurfSAFE Training School - “Protein adsorption and biofilm formation” - took place in Groningen, the Netherlands, from 12nd to 14th April 2022. It was hosted by Professor Jelmer Sjollema from the University Medical Center Groningen.About fifteen Researchers 👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 participated in this event. Thank you to all the participants! #SurfSAFE #Biofilm #Research #FEUP #LEBAPE #UMCG ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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The SurfSAFE members Professor Kathryn Whitehead and Dr. Luciana Gomes participated last month in the international conference “Fouling and Cleaning in Food Processing 2022” 🥗 in Lille, France. The following studies on biomimetic surfaces were presented 👩‍🏫: “Cleanability of laser etched biomimetic surfaces with repeated Staphylococcus aureus and milk fouling” 🥛 and “Biomimetic replication of brassica leaves and their efficacy to prevent biofouling of Escherichia coli and Listeria monocytogenes” 🥬.#SurfSAFE #foodindustry #cleaning #biofilm #conference ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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The 1st SurfSAFE’s Training School – “Evaluation of surface performance” – took place at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, from 16th to 18th March 2022.Twenty-five Researchers 👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 participated in this event. We hope you have enjoyed it as much as we did! Thank you!#SurfSAFE #Biofilm #Research #FEUP #LEBAPE ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet our Scientific Team

The consortium of this project brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts