CORNET project SteriScope in the running for EARTO Innovation Award

As a member of EARTO, the AiF (the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations) has fielded the CORNET project SteriScope in the competition for the EARTO Innovation Award 2017 in the category “Impact Expected”.

Successful cooperation project from Germany and Austria

The project SteriScope which focused on the development of a novel low-temperature sterilisation procedure based on supercritical carbon dioxide and compatible nanocomposites for medical devices was initiated and collaboratively being realised by the countries Germany and Austria. From Germany, the European Cleaning and Hygiene Technology Research Association (FRT) as well as the Cleaning Technology Institute (wfk) participated. From Austria, the Clusterland OOE GmbH and the Montanuniversität Leoben were involved.

CORNET is a transnational network that brings SME associations or groups, SMEs and research organisations from different regions together in order to realise joint R&D projects that follow the rules of pre-competitive collective research.

EARTO – an international association defending the interests of RTOs in Europe

EARTO is a non-profit international association established in Brussels. It defends the interests of RTOs in Europe and provides them with information and advice in order to help them make the best use of European R&D activities and innovation programme funding opportunities.

The annual EARTO Innovation Awards is a competition which is open to all EARTO members. It rewards an innovation with significant social and/or economic impact produced with a major contribution from an EARTO member. The prize will be awarded in autumn.

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