The Spanish company MTS Tech, specialized in automation and robotic integration, has made the leap to the hospital sector with the launch of a disinfection robot valid in the fight against COVID-19. The startup hopes to reach sales of $1 million (€900,000) in 2020 with this technology.
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How does the Robot against the pandemic work
The Catalan company has already tested its Assum system, an autonomous robot that disinfects rooms and halls using ultraviolet light, and has proven that it has the capacity to sterilize different spaces by eliminating 100% of fungi and bacteria in a very short time. The management of infrastructures and biomedical engineering of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the microbiology service of the center have participated in the tests with the robot.
The robot, equipped with ultraviolet C (UV-C) lamps, first recognizes the room to be disinfected, the algorithm calculates the distance, time and appropriate intensity based on the necessary parameters and the elements and spaces found, and the disinfection protocol is initiated once it is confirmed that no person is present. Finally, it warns that the whole process has been carried out without incident. MTS Tech already has a disinfection robot installed at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona. The cost of each disinfection robot is $67,000 (€60,000), as Maria Visa, CEO of MTS Tech said.
MTS Tech already has a disinfection robot installed in the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
The company’s objective is to put in place fifteen robots in hospitals or medical centers from now until the end of the year, so the sales of the equipment would bring in close to $1.13 million (€1 million). To date, the company has worked for industries such as the chemical, food, and intralogistics sectors, on projects related to heat-cooling, ultrasound, and consultancy.
The startup was founded in 2019 and the two partners are Visa and Toni Jurado, engineer by the Escola Universitària Politècnica de Mataró and expert in intralogistics.
Although so far the company has financed itself from its own resources and has allocated the profits obtained to investment in new technology, it does not rule out opening a round of financing in 2021 to cover new markets. However, Visa makes it clear that there is nothing firm at present.
MTS Tech’s robot can disinfect a hospital room in less than thirty hours
With traditional systems based on cleaning cycles, the closing of units and the natural decay of pathogens, a complete hospital disinfection process can take more than 48-72 hours.
Visa said that, with its technology, a medical space can be clean in less than thirty hours. “With this protocol we can drastically reduce the time needed to carry out the correct bio-decontamination of the spaces, while guaranteeing maximum security for the professionals,” explained Visa. In addition, studies will begin to analyze whether the robot is also effective in disinfecting areas where there has been Sars-CoV-2.
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