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Proof-of-Concept Program announces second year of funding to bring research to market

Professor William Ducker (pictured) and Gary Whiting, the Joseph H. Collie Professor, both of chemical engineering, developed a novel antimicrobial film used to suppress transmission of microbial diseases by continuously inactivating microbes on surfaces without human intervention. The program's funding will provide for early commercialization activities. Photo by Ryan Young for Virginia Tech.