UV light for hospital infections competes in funding pitch

Dublin founder of a start-up that is harnessing ultra violet light to prevent the spread of Hospital Acquired Infections will be among three promising new ventures vying for a €10,000 prize.

23rd February, 2014
Tim Schmidt, founder of Simply Connected, with Ronan Murphy, senior partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Propertygate's Tony Staunton and Kevin Ryan from Pura Lite. Picture: Jason Clarke

The Dublin founder of a start-up that is harnessing ultra violet light to prevent the spread of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) will be among three promising new ventures vying for a €10,000 prize at a special investment pitching event in Dublin next month.

Kevin Ryan established Pura Light last year to combat the growing threat posed by contagious HAIs.

The Pura Light distributes ultra violet light at wavelengths proven to mutate bacteria, viruses and other...

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