Vital Vio’s White Light Continuous Disinfection Technology Selected Among “100 Infection Control Products to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review

Troy, NY (February 2, 2018) – Vital Vio’s VioSafe™ germ killing LEDs have been selected by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of its “100 Infection Control Products to Know” in 2018.

Becker’s noted: “By using Vital Vio’s LED technology, which is safe for continuous human exposure, with traditional cleaning, hospitals are able to decrease contamination and infection risk.”

Becker’s is a leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders. For more information about the 2018 selections go to Vital Vio’s listing, or to the full list: Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Infection Control Products to Know.”

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Vital Vio, Inc. Closes New Investment Round to Expand Applications of Its Patented Technology and Adoption of Its Germ-Killing LEDs

–Investors in the health care solutions company include New York’s Innovation Venture Capital Fund, Plum Alley, Tamiami Angel Funds, BELLE Capital USA, Connectivity Ventures and Others —

 

Troy, NY (January 25, 2018) –Vital Vio, Inc., the health care solutions company that has reinvented disinfection with its patented VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology, today announced it has closed a syndicate investment round to expand applications of its technology and adoption of its germ-killing LEDs.

New participating investors include New York’s Innovation Venture Capital Fund, Plum Alley, Tamiami Angel Funds, and others. Previous investors BELLE Capital USA, and Connectivity Ventures, among others, also invested in this round.

Vital Vio’s technology is proven effective – by independent research and case studies – in safely and continuously killing bacteria and other harmful organisms including: MRSA, Salmonella, E. coli, and C. diff. growing on interior surfaces.

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Code 3® Announces First of its Kind Bacteria Killing Patient Compartment Light Powered By Vital Vio

Code 3®, Inc., a leading manufacturer and developer of light and sound emergency products, today announced the launch of its new germ killing Patient Compartment Light Powered by Vital Vio.

Code 3’s Patient Compartment Light powered by Vital Vio’s VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ Technology multi-tasks by providing continuous disinfection of bacteria on objects and surfaces, while providing safe illumination with its precisely engineered wavelengths of visible light. Vital Vio’s lighting technology is proven effective in killing bacteria and other harmful organisms including: MRSA, Salmonella, E. coli, and C. diff.

Vital Vio’s White Light Continuous Disinfection™ Technology Earns Prestigious Edison Award Gold Ranking in “Healthy Lighting” Category

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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VidaShield™ Announces a Strategic Partnership with Vital Vio™

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.

A Top Idea at Strategies in Light

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’s White Light Continuous Disinfection Technology Named Edison Awards “Healthy Lighting” Finalist

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”

Taking on the Hard Problems – Albany Business Review Tech Awards

We are proud, as well, of Colleen Costello of the Class of 2012, and a co-founder of Vital Vio, who has addressed the problem of antibiotic resistance and hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA using LED lighting that both illuminates safely, and that kills bacteria in the environment. – Remarks by Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NACD “Dancing With the Start-Ups” Recognizes 3 Leading-Edge Companies

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.

School for Startups Radio – Germ Killer Colleen Costello

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!