Seeking international collaboration for eco-friendly antifouling paints
Can act as:
Current antifouling paints in the market are based on the release of toxic biocidal compounds in the aquatic ecosystems. Therefore, the aquatic ecosystems are under threat due to the chemical pollution. There is an urgent need for development of eco-friendly versions of antifouling paints. I am offering expertise for development and also antifouling performance tests of the materials and coatings in the marine ecosystems.