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Current clinical studies with chitosan

Published on Category: Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

Tags: chitosan, Clinical Studies Chitosan

Clinical studies serve evidence-based medicine and enable the development and application of new, innovative medical products and drugs. At the moment, there are several clinical studies with chitosan-containing products or devices, for example, in relation to wound healing, tumor detection or Covid-19. In this article, we would like to give you an overview of the ongoing studies.

HMC at the Weinberg Campus Accelerator Startup Meetup

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Tags: Weinberg Campus

After a two-year pandemic break, the Accelerator Startup Meetup will take place on June 14, 2022 in the Innovation Hub of the Weinberg Campus. One of the keynote speakers is our CEO Katja Richter. She will give a talk on the topic: ''From research to startup to global market leader for medical chitosans'' at 5:30 pm.

Chitosan-based biodegradable antibacterial masks

Published on Category: Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

Tags: chitosan, nanoparticles, antibacterial, Covid

Medical masks proved effective in protecting against the virus during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, conventional masks are poorly biodegradable. For this reason, the presented paper produced environmentally friendly chitosan/silver/plant fiber membranes for masks, which also exhibited antibacterial and thermal properties.

New DFG focus on chitin and chitosan

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Tags: chitosan, chitin, EUCHIS, DFG, research

The DFG is establishing eight new priority programs for 2023. A total of 53 million euros will be available to them over the next 3 years. The aim of the priority programs is to investigate the scientific basis of particularly current or emerging research areas. We are therefore very excited that one of them is focused on the topic of chitin and chitosan.

Congress and fairs

Meet us in person 2022:

  • EUCHIS, 2022
  • CPHI 2022
  • Medica 2022
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, 2022, South Korea

To arrange an appointment please contact Katja Richter via sales(at)


  • Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
    Heinrich-Damerow-Strasse 1
    06120 Halle (Saale)
  • Tel.: +49 (0) 345 27 996 300
    Fax: +49 (0) 345 27 996 378

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