August 2021

July 2021

  • FAU Microbiology spin-off BD-4 GmbH wins second place in BayStartUp “Business Plan Contest Northern Bavaria”.

June 2021

  • BD-4 GmbH for the market introduction of boron-doped diamond electrodes as disinfection tools in dentistry founded.
  • More than 100.000 gargle samples tested in frame of the WICOVIR project.

May 2021

  • BayLat-funded cooperation with CONICET (Argentina) approved.
  • More than 50.000 persons tested and 25 SARS-CoV-2 infections detected in frame of WICOVIR.

April 2021

  • The Dr. Rolf M. Schwiete Stiftung is funding a 2-years project focussing on the application of boron-doped diamond electrodes in dentistry with more than 200.000 EUR.

March 2021

February 2021

  • Hanna Michlits from BOKU, Vienna, starts her 3-months internships focussing on mutant studies on iron metabolism in Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

January 2021

  • New cooperation with MyMicrobiome AG started. MyMicrobiome is a start-up company focussing on the validation of various products in respect to microbiome-friendly formulation. In frame of the newly started cooperation, new testing methods will be developed.
  • Set-up of a COVID-19 screening program in cooperation with T. Wagner (intego GmbH) started.