DURHAM, N.C. – In an effort to provide safety for student-athletes and staff members from harmful bacteria in its sports medicine venues, Duke Athletics has partnered with Vital Vio, Inc., an industry leader specializing in lighting for disinfection and infection control.
Vital Vio features White Light Disinfection™ LED technology that illuminates an area while also safely and continuously killing bacteria on surfaces, reducing contamination and infection risk, thereby providing student-athletes and staff members a safer environment in its facilities. Duke is the first college athletics program in the nation to provide a new layer of protection by incorporating Vital Vio’s innovative germ-killing lighting technology.
— Exhibiting at the 2017 APIC Annual Conference June 14-16 in Portland, OR (Booth 1551) —
Portland, OR, June 13, 2017 – As health care facility managers seek new disinfection options to more effectively combat deadly germs in the air and on surfaces, Vital Vio and VidaShield have partnered to provide new layers of protection against this costly challenge, via their continuous disinfection solutions.
Company representatives will be on hand at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC) annual conference Wednesday June 14-16, 2017 — in Booth 1551 — in the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, to discuss this and related disinfection technologies to better protect both patients and staff.
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Vital Vio has entered into a licensing agreement with Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI), one of the world’s leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. Acuity Brands will incorporate our VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology into certain of its LED luminaires, beginning with health care applications. Learn more about today’s announcement here.
Troy, NY (April 20, 2017) – VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology, designed by Vital Vio to safely and continuously kill germs on indoor surfaces, has been selected as the 2017 Gold Award winner in the Healthy Lighting category, by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
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South Bend, Indiana, April 2017 – VidaShield™, an innovator in fast, continuous air purification technology, and Vital Vio™, the company reinventing disinfection, have announced a strategic partnership to address the healthcare community’s need for technological solutions to reduce bacteria, fungi, germs and odors. This partnership will allow healthcare facilities to leverage the latest technology to dramatically reduce their bioburden and infection risk.
Describing Vital Vio’s disinfecting technology and outlining key advances during the last year – including innovations that enabled the breakthrough of incorporating the disinfection capacity into a single-diode LED, while doubling the efficiency of their disinfection technology – Colleen Costello got the attention of the audience at the Investors Forum, of the 2017 Strategies In Light + The Led Show & Expo.
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Vital Vio President to Speak at Strategies In Light LED Conference February 28, 2017
Troy, NY (February 28, 2017) – VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology, designed by Vital Vio to safely and continuously kill germs on indoor surfaces, has been named a 2017 Award Finalist in the Healthy Lighting category, by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy. Continue reading “Vital Vio’s White Light Continuous Disinfection Technology Named Edison Awards “Healthy Lighting” Finalist”
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the standard setter for board leadership, recently awarded each of three emerging companies—BoostUp, Vital Vio, and Disease Diagnostic Group—a $30,000 prize package at its first start-up pitch competition. The competition, “Dancing With the Start-Ups,” was a fast-paced, Shark Tank-style challenge where 12 start-ups from the health, energy, and financial services sectors had four minutes to sell their companies to a panel of expert judges and an audience of corporate directors.
Colleen Costello – Forbes & Inc. 30 Under 30 and President & Co-Founder at Vital Vio
Colleen Costello’s career spans clinical & healthcare research, engineering, biochemistry, product development, management practices and opportunity analysis. She has held positions as a researcher on master thesis projects at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College, NYC, in surgical device design and pre-clinical studies at Covidien Surgical Devices, and tissue engineering research at RPI. Colleen has several patents pending and holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Technological Entrepreneurship from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has additionally been featured on CNBC, and Bloomberg News, was named a 50 Emerging Global Entrepreneur to Watch by Inc. Magazine, was an Albany Business Review 40 Under 40 winner and is a selected member of the Kairos Society. Colleen was named both a Forbes & Inc. 30 Under 30 winner!