Our Technology

Over the last few decades, bacteria, fungi, and viruses have become more difficult to eradicate. Increasingly, traditional antimicrobials and detergents are being “out smarted” by pathogenic microbials. A new class of antimicrobials and decontamination strategies were desperately needed. After a decade of research, BIOSAFE Defenses is set to revolutionize how disinfectants are viewed and used … Continued


Patent Portfolio

  BIOSAFE Defenses has executed a license agreement that provides exclusive rights to 19 patents. These patents are the result of millions of dollars of funding and years of research at the University of New Mexico, the University of Florida, and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center. Many of these patents … Continued


Published Papers

Efficacy against frequently-studied bacteria: Parthasarathy, Anand, et al. “Conjugated polyelectrolytes with imidazolium solubilizing groups. properties and application to photodynamic inactivation of bacteria.” ACS applied materials & interfaces 7.51 (2015): 28027-28034. Efficacy against antibiotic-resistant E. coli Wang, Ying, et al. “Dark antimicrobial mechanisms of cationic phenylene ethynylene polymers and oligomers against Escherichia coli.” Polymers 3.3 (2011): 1199-1214. Efficacy against spore-forming … Continued