REPELWRAP

Our first product to market:

REPELWRAP:

"The Ultimate Non-Stick coating"

Our first product to market, REPELWRAP, is a revolutionary breakthrough to protect against transmission of pathogens on high-touch surfaces.  It reduces the risk of pathogen spread from people touching contaminated surfaces. 

HOW IT WORKS:

When applied to high touchpoint surfaces, it repels pathogens, like Coronavirus, MRSA, and E-Coli, making surfaces safer and cleaner.

A drop of water will slide off a REPELWRAP surface. When a person touches a REPELWRAP surface with contaminated hands, it will reduce the transfer of pathogens to the next person that touches that same surface.  

REPELWRAP is flexible and can be applied to all types of surfaces to provide maximum protection.

Anti-viral

REPELWRAP is proven effective at repelling viruses like Coronavirus compared to an untreated surface.

Anti-Bacterial

REPELWRAP repels deadly bacteria like MRSA and E-Coli, making surfaces safer to touch.

Meet The inventors:

Developed at the renowned McMaster University under Dr. Leyla Soleymani and Dr. Tohid Didar, REPELWRAP will help keep people safe and healthy from acquiring and transmitting potentially deadly infections on high-touch surfaces.

Drs. Soleymani and Didar have authored several papers in leading journals and have appeared on mainstream media including The Guardian, CBC’s the National, CNN Health, CTV, and the Toronto Star

Originally developed at the renowned McMaster University UNDER Dr. Leyla Soleymani and Dr. Tohid Didar, REPELWRAP will help keep people safe and healthy from acquiring and transmitting potentially deadly infections from on high-touchpoint surfaces.

Dr. Soleymani has authored 45 high-impact publications and holds several patents in the areas of biosensing and biointerfaces.  Likewise, Dr. Didar has been published in several leading academic journals and has appeared on mainstream media including The Guardian, CBC’s the National, CNN Health, CTV, and the Toronto Star. Dr. Didar’s research has also resulted in the development of 9 patents.

Dr. Leyla Soleymani

Inventor & research scientist

Dr. Tohid Didar

Inventor & research scientist

REPELWRAP in the news:
Anti-Microbial

REPELWRAP repels harmful pathogens at the source, preventing them from attaching to a surface and dramatically reducing their transmission by touch.

Dr. Leyla Soleymani

Inventor & research scientist

Dr. Carolyn Myers

Dr. Soleymani received her PhD from University of Toronto in 2010 in Electrical and Computer Engineering and joined McMaster as an Assistant Professor in 2011. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Engineering Physics and Biomedical Engineering at McMaster and is the Canada Research Chair in Miniaturized Biomedical Devices. Dr. Soleymani has extensive experience in designing and developing structurally and functionally tuned materials for biomedical applications. Due to her contributions to this field, she was awarded the Ontario Early Researcher Award in 2016 and the Engineering Innovation of the Year Award by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (Hamilton/Halton) in 2020.

Dr. Soleymani has given several invited talks in national and international conferences, university seminars, and industry settings. She has more than 45 high-impact publications and holds several patents in the areas of biosensing and biointerfaces. She is an active member of the Biomedical Engineering community and has been invited to chair multiple scientific symposia within the Electrochemical Society (ECS) meetings, and to co-organize symposia at the ECS meetings (2016-2020), IEEE Nanotechnology (2020), and Pittcon (2019). Multiple patents from Dr. Soleymani’s research have been licensed by Canadian and multi-national biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Tohid Didar

Inventor & research scientist

Dr. Carolyn Myers

Dr. Didar is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Biomedical Engineering and a member of Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR) at McMaster University. Since joining McMaster in 2016, he has established a world class interdisciplinary research platform on smart, multifunctional nano-biomaterials, and has fostered strategic industry collaborations within the biomedical and food sectors, as well as with clinicians and surgeons as main end users of his team’s developed technologies.

Dr. Didar has worked on various aspects of nano-biomaterials during his PhD and postdoctoral tenures at McGill and Harvard Universities, work that he has continued in his independent lab at McMaster. His work has been published in leading journals in the field (e.g., ACS Nano, Small, Biomaterials), and has been broadly recognized within and beyond academia in mainstream media including, The Guardian, CBC’s the National, CBC’s Quick and Quarks, CNN Health, CTV, Toronto Star etc. Dr. Didar’s research has also resulted in the development of 9 patents.