Osmotex Steriliser®

Published by Nicola Barchi

Osmotex Steriliser® is an electronic disinfecting textile technology, developed by Osmotex AG and the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) with financial support from the Swiss government through Innosuisse grants 46700.1 INNO-ENG; 47326.1 IP-ENG (started in winter 2020).


The technology provides a highly effective, safe and environmentally friendly way of disinfection from the inside-out of textiles. Application areas include wound dressings, face masks, hospital curtains and bed covers and other medical textiles.


The technology (including a passive version) is invented, developed and patented by Osmotex.