A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene, energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the healthcare, food, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. www.ecolab.com

Cepheid is a leading on-demand molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improvinghealthcare by developing fully-integrated systems and accurate yet easy-to-use molecular tests. Thecompany is focusing on applications where rapid and actionable test results are needed most, in fieldssuch as critical and healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, genetic diseases, virology and cancer. WWW.CEPHEIDINTERNATIONAL.COM

Biomedica is a leading distributor of Medical Devices, In Vitro Diagnostics, Life Sciences, Biomedica Immunoassays and Clinical IT throughout Central Eastern Europe (CEE) for more than 40 years. Supported by a team of 280 professionals based in its headquarters in Vienna and 12 offices/ subsidiaries in CEE, Biomedica supplies its customers working in healthcare and research with flexible, customized solutions, high-quality products as well as comprehensive support in the areas of application, service and training. www.bmgrp.eu

L&R is a leading solution provider in the fields of medicine, hygiene and care. With more than 160 years of expertise, 5,000 employees, 49 subsidiaries and shareholdings, as well as more than 130 selected partners, L&R realized a sales volume of more than 650 million euros in 2018. The company’s headquarters are located in Rengsdorf (Germany) and Vienna (Austria). The entrepreneurial spirit of L&R reflects in the corporate claim: People.Health.Care. – the human, the health and the care for both. www.lohmann-rauscher.com

Bacteria, viruses and fungi affect every aspect of our lives. At UVCmed, we support you to obtain the highest possible asepsis in healthcare. For that purpose we offer special products and services to meet your individual demands. www.uvc-med.com

Founded in 1982, VAMED has become the leading global provider of a full line of services for hospitals and other health care facilities. The group has implemented about 850 projects in more than 80 countries on five continents. VAMED’s portfolio ranges from project development, planning and turnkey equipment via maintenance, technical, commercial and infrastructure services to the total operational management of health care facilities. With its portfolio of services, VAMED covers the entire range of health care, from health tourism and preventive medicine via medical care and nursing to aftercare and rehabilitation. VAMED is Austria’s leading private provider of rehabilitation services and, through VAMED Vitality World, the company is also Austria’s largest operator of thermal spas and health resorts. In the year 2017 the VAMED group was responsible for more than 18,000 staff worldwide, generating a volume of business of € 1.7 bn. www.vamed.com

HandInScan steps into the footprints of Ignaz Semmelweis, fighting healthcare-associated infections with evidence-based practices. The Semmelweis Scanner offers a total quality solution for hand hygiene skill training, monitoring and performance assessment.   The system provides immediate feedback on the actual hand hygiene technique, resulting in rapid improvement of the healthcare workers’ compliance with the current protocols. Staff inclusion and patient empowerment are supported via real-time, customizable reporting system, also offering accurate and timely quality reports to the management. www.handinscan.com

DCX Technologies GmbH is a privately held Austrian Health care provider, founded in 2011. The company is focused on development, delivery, service and implementation of innovative Bio-Decontamination systems based on a validated dry aerosol technology for room and surface decontamination in hospitals and the health care system. Also parasites and especially bed bugs and their eggs can be inactivated. Globalizers.network GmbH is a service partner of DCX Technologies.