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Danish company ACT.Global sells a transparent coating that can be sprayed on surfaces and breaks down microbes. It reacts when illuminated and works with normal indoor light.
Coats last up to a year, but the effectiveness of this technology also rests on how much light is available – it’s not much good in dark places.
To work, the coating needs eight hours of light, roughly equivalent to that in a standard family living room.
„Let’s face it, travel will likely increase. And with it the risk that pathogens, once geographically contained, can rapidly spread. To rebound and restore confidence, measures have to be taken to protect against the risk of further pathogenic outbreaks,“ says Christopher Lüscher, the chief technology officer at ACT.Global.
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