OPSI COVID-19 Innovative Response Tracker

New disinfectants made by Politehnica University of Bucharest researchers are under homologation.

Innovative response


Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

The new disinfectants have high efficiency against the Coronavirus family, but also other microorganisms, reduced aggression towards the environment and skin, a high level of biodegradation and they can be mass produced quickly. The developed solutions can help to disinfect surfaces of metal, glass, plastic, wood or leather and bathrooms. At the same time, some of these can be used for hand cleaning.

Organisations/institutions involved

Politehnica University of Bucharest,
University of Medicine and Farmacy Craiova,
Marine Research Bucharest,
Biotehnos Bucharest

Potential issues

After the testing phase, if all the required criteria are met, need for rapid certification process in order to produce these substances on a large scale, if needed.

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Relevant URL(s): https://www.edu.ro/
Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government

Issues being addressed:

  • Resource management and mobilisation