Author: Gill

Imagine a World Free from Bacteria

Superbugs, also known as drug-resistant bacteria, are one of the biggest threats facing humanity today. For almost a century, we have used antibiotics to fight off disease, but these antibiotics are starting to lose their punch as Superbugs learn how to beat them.

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Superbug-resistant toilets could save lives

Toilets that remove germs could be a reality by the end of the year, according to an Irish company working to stop the spread of superbugs.

A groundbreaking agent will be baked on surfaces to remove harmful bacteria and micro-organisms such as MRSA, which is antibiotic resistant, and E. coli.

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KASTUS® shortlisted for ‘The Irish Times’ Innovation awards.

We are thrilled to have been nominated for another award for our ground-breaking work to prevent the spread of superbugs. KASTUS® is one of three companies shortlisted in the Life Sciences and Healthcare category of The Irish Times Innovation Awards, which showcase and reward excellence in innovation across a range of ground-breaking products and services.

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Irish firm KASTUS® wins award for solution that removes superbugs

Fatal superbugs that have contributed to the deaths of patients and to outbreaks in Irish hospitals face a new enemy in the form of an award-winning antimicrobial solution.

DIT Grangegorman start-up company KASTUS® has won a Knowledge Transfer Ireland award, which recognises the achievements of higher-education institutes and publicly funded research organisations in Ireland.

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