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Hungary’s Szefo patents antibacterial fabric

April 1st, 2010 / By: / Industry News

Szefo, a nationally-owned textile firm that employs primarily disabled workers, collaborated with the Szeged University of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary, to develop an antibacterial fabric incorporating silver nanotechnology. The process and fabric, patented in December 2009, will be used in orders executed for Italy, the company’s main export partner. Szefo receives subsidies from the Hungarian government for its workforce, of which 80 percent are disabled.

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