Oct 10, 2017

UF startup company a pitch-contest finalist

Via. Daniel Smithson, The Gainesville Sun

BLUEWAVE, company that produces a “Rapid Disinfection Device,” was chosen by GuideWell Innovation, a branch of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, as one of 10 young companies to participate in Health+Accel, a new program and pitch competition in Orlando’s Lake Nona Medical City with the purpose of expediting entrepreneurial ventures focused on aging well, says a news release.

More than 200 startups representing 29 countries and 24 states plus the District of Columbia applied for the event, the release says.

BLUEWAVE’s Rapid Disinfection Device is a water-, detergent- and chemical-free plasma infusion device that rapidly disinfects items that are difficult or nearly impossible to treat by standard cleaning products. It can accomplish disinfecting items in about five minutes, with its active ingredient, according to the release, proven to kill 99.9 percent of bacteria, virus and fungi. Read more.


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