Business Description
Aquila was founded in 2012 at the National University of Ireland, Galway, by Lokesh Joshi, Stokes Professor of Glycoscience. Aquila Bioscience is a platform technology company developing pioneering products using their breakthrough Pathogen Capturing Technology. (PCT).

Products and Services
Aquila Bioscience’s first product is the ABD Device. (Anti Bioagent Decontamination)

It is the only product available in the market that can be used on sensitive skin surfaces like the eyes, nose and mouth and surfaces not suitable for biocide decontamination.
Developed and tested specifically for decontaminating dangerous viruses including Covid19, the pathogen capturing technology is currently applied using a large wipe material. Every first aid kit and Isolation room should contain some ABDs.

Value Proposition
Aquila’s pathogen capturing technology uses a completely new mechanism for protecting against virus contamination. This mechanism acts like a magnet at a nano scale, using natural and irreversible binding interactions to capture the pathogen and effectively neutralising it
The technology removes any requirement for alcohol or biocide-based chemicals and therefore does not cause adverse side effects to the person or the environment.
Benefits Include:

•    Class I sterile Medical Device
•    Free from alcohol, biocides and other toxic chemicals
•    Do not cause skin irritation or destroy skin cells.
•    Prevents the spread of superbugs
•    Safely removes pathogens
•    Environmentally friendly

Aquila Bioscience is currently researching a range of applications for this technology across many sectors including medical and other therapeutic applications.

Standards and Certificates
FDA Registered

Sector(s) Served
 •  Public and Private Sector •  Environmental Health & Safety •  Infection Control & Prevention, Skin & Surface Decontamination, Biothreat decontamination.

Key Clients
Our client list is confidential

Geographical Market(s) Served
Ireland, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA)

Key Partners
 •  Defence forces Ireland •  Czech University of Defence

Unit 204
Nuig Business Innovation Centre
Upper Newcastle
Galway, Co. Galway, H91W60E, Ireland

Contact Details

Last updated on : 13/10/2020
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