Vancouver’s UVX, a standout BC startup of 2023, is championing infection risk reduction and waste management, with a primary focus on senior homes.
Collaborating with UBC’s HATCH accelerator and backed by healthcare investors like HaloHealth, UVX has advanced from product R&D to piloting their pioneering 222nm far-UVC light technology. Unlike traditional UV light, far-UVC light proves safe for humans while retaining germicidal prowess.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is among UVX’s first pilots, investing $2.8 million in clinical trials featuring UVX’s tech in senior care homes. This unique trial underpins regulatory approval and public trust, providing a vital solution for the healthcare system.
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