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Project finalist in East Midlands Chamber Awards

Our research investigating the stability of coronaviruses on leather surfaces was selected as a finalist in the Excellence in Collaboration category of the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Awards 2022.

The DMU and Micro-Fresh teams at the East Midlands Chamber Awards 2022

The research undertaken as a collaboration with Prof Katie Laird, the British Footwear Association, and Leicester-based company Micro-Fresh, increased our understanding of the potential transmission risks of coronaviruses from leather surfaces, and informed the infection control procedures recommended by the British Footwear Association to shoe manufacturers within the UK.


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