Parx Plastics has won the World Technology Award for Materials. A biocompatible anti bacterial plastic developed by Parx technology was identified as an innovation with the likely long-term significance.
The World Technology Network, in this year’s edition, Parx Plastics was awarded for its inventions creating a biocompatible antibacterial plastic. The technology developed by Parx Plastics is unique in its kind as it is fully biocompatible, ecofriendly, non-toxic and without substances leaching from the plastic. These characteristics make this solution the only antibacterial technology that without limitations can be used in food packaging materials to improve the shelf life of food, and can be used for medical applications such as implants where it will reduce the chances on infections.
Earlier this year the European Commission announced Parx Plastics as one of the top tech startups of Europe.