Kastus

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Kastus has pioneered an antimicrobial treatment that can be used to coat glass and ceramics or added to plastics and paint

Surface-coating technology developed by Irish company Kastus is effective against the coronavirus that leads to Covid-19, a leading US testing laborat(...)

Dr Patrick Cronin and Dr Michal Osiak. Dr Cronin says the healthcare sector needs to recognise that coatings are not ‘nice to have’ but a solution that can play a key strategic role in disease prevention.

While the fallout from coronavirus has shuttered and silenced businesses across the island, the phones at surface-coating technology company Kastus ha(...)

Hyundai and Uber’s all-electric  air taxi at CES 2020. They have agreed to pony up €1.4 billion to fund it. Photograph:  David Becker/Getty Images

Artificial humans, robot taxis and 8K TVs are grabbing the headlines at CES, as the show tries to stay ahead of trends and remain relevant in a fast-m(...)

Danalto chief executive David McDonald;   Niall McEvoy, HPSU manager at Enterprise Ireland; Tom Farrell, Danalto CTO;  Helen McBreen, investment director, Atlantic Bridge;  Albert Baker, Danalto COO and Neil Gordon, start-up development manager, Trinity College Dublin

Danalto, a Trinity College Dublin spin-out focused on internet of things (IoT) services and technologies, has raised €750,000 in seed funding The com(...)

John Browne, founder and CEO of Kastus (right) is eyeing further expansion. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography.

Irish firm Kastus is to “significantly increase” its workforce next year after striking a deal to supply its product to the largest manufacturer of ce(...)

Pictured is John Browne, founder and CEO of medtewch firm Kastus. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

More than 70 Irish medical technology companies will seek investment from 300 international blue-chip company buyers from 42 countries on Thursday. E(...)

Dermot McCarthy, Teagasc, presenting the award for Agrifood to Jack O’Connor and Declan O’Connor from BHSL. Photograoh: Conor McCabe Photography

A pioneering antimicrobial coating that kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bugs such as MRSA, has earned young Dublin company Kastus the overall Innovati(...)

James Kennedy and Kastus founder John Browne: the firm’s antimicrobial spray coating can be applied to glass and ceramics during or after manufacture or added to plastics and paint.

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are fast becoming one of the biggest threats to human health globally. The bugs, which include familiar names such as M(...)

Kastus founder John Browne (right) with Chris Horn of Atlantic Bridge Capital. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

John Browne is the founder of precision technology company Kastus. Ten years of scientific research at Crest DIT led to the development of a novel, p(...)

Chris Horn of Atlantic Bridge Capital – which invested €1.5 million into  Kastus last December – with Kastus founder John Browne. The firm has won a Knowledge Transfer Ireland award for its advance against superbugs. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

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 a(...)

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