Niche smartphone brand Smartisan Technology, a Chinese multinational technology company headquartered in Beijing and Chengdu, announced global partnership with UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech alum Sharklet Technologies Inc. It had been revealed that the partnership had nothing to do with smartphones, but was related to the medicare industry.
“New technology, no matter how cool it is, still requires huge efforts to achieve future commercialization,” said Luo Yonghao, founder of Smartisan. The smartphone company is going to dive into sanitation products and contribute to the commercialization of anti-bacterial sharklet patterns.
Sharklet, a company founded by Dr. Anthony Brennan, a materials science and engineering professor at the University of Florida, is developing and bringing to market surface technologies that are designed to inhibit or enhance microorganism growth. The company was acquired by Peaceful Union in 2017.Learn more about Smartisan Technology Becomes Global Partner of Anti-Bacteria Technology Provider Sharklet.