CleanSlate UV is a company making a device capable of disinfecting mobile devices and tools for healthcare and food processing facilities that is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and was founded in 2014 by Graeme Clark, Scott Mason, and Taylor Mann. CleanSlate UV also has an office in Buffalo, New York.
The company's sanitation device requires 20 seconds to sanitize mobile devices and does not require specific training to use. According to the company's website their sanitation device kills 99.9998% of MRSA and does not use any damaging compounds during the sanitation process. The device can be used to sanitize smartphones, tablets, voceras, badges, and other non-medical devices. Notable clients and partners of CleanSlate UV include: Henry Ford Health System, Device Technologies, Catholic Health, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
In October 2015 CleanSlate UV participated in a pitch competition held by 43North and was awarded $500,000. On October 27, 2016 CleanSlate UV announced winning a $300,000 funding prize from 43North for the company's progress making their sanitation device. The co-founder and CEO of CleanSlate UV made the following statement regarding to the firms funding prize from 43North:
Over the last twelve months we have completely re-designed our technology, deployed into hospitals throughout North America, and have sold to food processing facilities and corporate campuses. All of this progress has been hard-won, and we wouldn’t have gotten to where we are without the ecosystem here in Buffalo.
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