The SoftOx (SoftOx Solutions AS) approach to the development of an antimicrobial solution is to investigate naturally occurring chemicals that harbour broad antimicrobial effects without inducing resistance. The broad spectrum antimicrobial effect includes active and dormant bacteria, viruses, yeast, fungi and spores, including bacteria within their protective biofilm environment. Our primary focus is to combat the 12 pathogenic bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health (as addressed by WHO). There is also emphasis on supporting the fight against viral epidemics / pandemics, caused by coronaviridae (such as MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV-1and SARS-CoV-2), Influenza virus, Ebolavirus, Norovirus, Poliovirus, and others.
Our scientific team has for years collaborated with leading experts in chemistry at the University of Skåne (Sweden) and microbiology at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) to find an innovative method of stabilising otherwise highly reactive chemical components. It was not an easy task, but we finally succeeded! The SoftOx Solution was created.