On May 29, 2020, In order to prevent infectious coronavirus (COVID-19) breakout within a healthcare facility, Devaditek Innovations Private Limited, a start-up company focusing on technology transfer in the areas of medical devices, based in Maker village Kochi (Kerala), has developed a multi-purpose decontamination device called ‘Lumos’ that can sanitize items ranging from N95 masks to vegetables by using UVGI (ultraviolet germicidal irradiation) technology.
Note:The device was developed by Devaditek Innovations Private Limited in collaboration with the Collegiate Congress under the United Nations Master Plan initiative.
i.The first lot of the device, which was developed with the help of Collegiate Congress(the largest student advocacy organization) under the United Nation’s Master Plan initiative, will be sent to 5 nations namely, Mali, Ecuador, Zimbabwe, Ghana and Haiti where the virus affected at the largest level.
- Unlike other certified UVC (Ultraviolet -C) medical-grade disinfection system that kill an array of pathogens including SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, germs causing different types of influenza and MS2 bacteriophage, the device is devised specifically to address the coronavirus.
- It has been designed with high-power lamps, coupled with low power consumption , ozone functionality & zero consumables to deliver 100 % disinfection rate in a short period of time. Its application is not limited to clinical environments, It can be suitable even for offices and homes.
- Note :The disinfection cycle doesn’t need pre- or post-processing. It’s Short and thorough and benign to electronics and that gives Lumos an edge over existing sanitization protocols.
About Maker Village:
Location– Kochi, Kerala
CEO– Prasad Balakrishnan Nair.
About Devaditek Innovations Private Limited:
Director– Sumith C Mohan