Mission & Goals
Reduce preventable infections through the collaboration of industry, academia, science, regulatory, and service sectors by interrupting the transmission of surface related pathogens in healthcare in support of the community and public health.
Focus a spotlight on the role surface disinfection compatibility plays in an urgent public health issue.
Cross the bridge between the people who work in healthcare facilities and the people who design them in order to create a safe environment that addresses the real-life.
Perform and publish research to educate the world on how microbes harbor and live within surfaces and on products in the healthcare environment.
Help healthcare facilities identify specific products that can be efficiently and effectively disinfected via a minimum testing standard and certification program to validate surface disinfection compatibility.
The role of the Institute is to address the foundational issue of surfaces, which is virtually overlooked, but provides an opportunity to realize sustainable reductions.