Technical and Scientific Consultancy

Technical and Scientific Consultancy

We provide customer-focused biofilm, microbiology and antimicrobial consultancy. This could be in the development of new antimicrobial and antibiofilm technologies or undertaking the due diligence of technologies that companies are considering as an acquisition.

With over 25 years experience in biofilm science and management, the 5D Health Protection Group can help evaluate the efficacy of existing and new antibiofilm technologies.

We have undertaken a vast array of different projects for our clients. Examples have included:

  • Biofilm detection and removal
  • Developing and evaluating biofilm monitoring systems
  • Investigating the efficacy of antibiofouling and anticorrosion agents
  • Assessments on the performance of materials
  • Evaluation studies on the biofouling of materials
  • Developing robust models which are used to evaluate a materials performance

Medical Device Consulting and Testing

Our scientists have extensive knowledge and skills in medical device and material analysis. We support our clients across many different medical device sectors and help to evaluate the performance of their biomaterials and medical devices.

Our team assists clients throughout the lifecycle of a product. The team have extensive experience of ISO standards that have been applied to a wide range of medical devices.

5D can also support and project manage R&D scientists in the design, development and manufacturing of medical devices.

Our services have been employed to support the innovation and development of medical devices that include:

  • Wound dressings
  • Contact lenses
  • Catheters
  • Biomaterials
  • Antibiofilm materials
  • Infection control technologies

For further information please contact 5D.


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