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to combat the widespread problem of ‘Superbugs’ such as
MRSA and C. Difficile.

IN EUROPE ALONE:

Netherlands:

6.6% of all hospital patients acquire a Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) (5)

France:

750,000 cases of HAI per year (6)

Italy:

450,000-700,000 cases of HAI per year, 1% mortality rate (7)

Belgium:

700,000 extra HAI related hospitalization days per year (8)

UK:

Every MRSA case costs NHS an extra €10,500 (9)

Germany:

Total estimated cost of HAI: 2-10 bn € (10)

SMART TEXTILES FOR SMART HEALTHCARE:

Linen • Bedding • Hospital gowns • Bandages • Socks • Surgical scrubs • Uniforms Pharmaceutical garments • Upholstery • Carpets • Fracture prevention garments
Research Partners:
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dwi.rwth-aachen.de

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devan.net

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elte.hu/en

Funding Partner:
European Flag
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Commercial Partners:
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dcsdesigns.co.uk

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i-care-europe.de

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intersocks.com

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jade.eu

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medisom.fr

© 2011 Beuscart Fabien