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Micropatterned Endotracheal Tubes Reduce Secretion-Related Lumen Occlusion

When patients are mechanically ventilated, endotracheal tubes have the potential to disrupt normal airway secretion production and clearance. This ultimately results......

Sharklet mentioned in Biomimicry TED Talk

Check out Janine Benyus’s talk that was recently featured on NPR’s TED Radio Hour. NPR TED Radio Hour – What......

Sharklet in The Atlantic

Check out this article from The Atlantic on the potential for extraterrestrial Sharklet wound treatments. Read “Band-Aids for Interstellar Travellers”...

Sharklet and Biomimicry (Wired)

This cool video from Wired talks about how Sharklet was discovered and how humans are drawing design inspiration from nature....

Micropatterned Protective Membranes Inhibit Lens Epithelial Cell Migration in Posterior Capsule Opacification Model (2015)

During development of the ClearSight™ IOL, Sharklet researched the effect that micropatterned surfaces have on epithelial cells. After surgery to......

Sharklet Featured on PBS NewsHour Report on Superbugs (PBS)

Recently, Sharklet was featured on a PBS NewsHour report about superbugs....

Surface Micropattern Resists Bacterial Contamination Transferred by Healthcare Practitioners (2014)

Sharklet-patterned adhesive films are designed to be deployed in many environments, including hospitals. This study places Sharklet film in key......

Aurora Company Says Special Material Could Keep Medical Devices Clean (KMGH-Denver)

Denver’s Channel 7 News, KMGH, ran a story and a short video interview with CEO Mark Spiecker. Sharklet’s technology could keep......

Sharkskin-like Surfaces May Ward off Bacterial Superbugs (Washington Post, Fox News)

Last year, Research Scientist Dr. Ethan Mann published a massive study on the performance of Sharklet against competitor anti-microbial technologies.......

Sharklet Technologies Looks to Shark Skin for Bacterial Protection (InnovatioNews)

InnovatioNews published another profile about Sharklet and the company’s expected growth. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the......