Biofouling breakthrough to harness UV-LED technology

Ultraviolet LED and protective coating technology could combine to tackle underwater biofouling

AkzoNobel is to develop a fouling prevention technology using ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV-LED) to eliminate fouling growth on underwater surfaces.

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