Antiviral spray reduces infection risk from public surfaces
Contaminated surfaces in public areas contribute to the spread of viruses, such as the coronavirus. RISE, in collaboration with Trion Tensid, is developing an antiviral formulation that can be sprayed on public surfaces to re…
Effective and environmentally friendly dishwasher detergent
Over 550,000 tonnes of dishwasher detergent is used by European consumers each year, resulting in large quantities of chemicals entering the wastewater system. Phosphates have however been banned in dishwasher detergents since Jan…
Is it possible to control how a moisturizer should feel on your skin?
How does your moisturizer feel when you apply it to your skin? Does it feel thick or thin, does it absorb quickly or does it stay on your skin? How your moisturizer feels is an intrinsic property the formulation, a careful selecti…
Celebrated project can meet the threat of antibiotic resistance
When bacteria develop a defence against antibiotics, new solutions must be found. An EU-financed project under the leadership of RISE has succeeded in demonstrating that peptides may be one such solution. “The results point the wa…
A spray to make fat-free cheese melt on your pizza
How do you persuade an almost fat-free cheese to behave like a fat? RISE coordinated an EU project to develop a low-fat pizza cheese. “We succeeded in creating an emulsion to be sprayed on cheese to enable it to melt as normal,” …
Small particles that breathe new life into paint
Time to repaint the house this summer, yet again? Soon, you will be able to take a summer holiday instead. By adding silica particles to commercial paints, life expectancy can be increased and dirt build-up and biodegradation redu…
Just as clean but kinder to the environment
New cleaning products need to be environmentally friendly without losing their cleaning properties. This combination can present challenges; however, the Cleaning Innovation test bed allows researchers to approach their work from …
Yeast becomes bio-based glue
Completely normal baker’s yeast possesses properties that make it suitable as a wood glue. This is the conclusion of researchers at RISE.