Reinventing disinfection to safely and continuously kill germs, mold, and fungi with the flip of a light switch through advanced LED technology.

Hospital-acquired infections are the number one patient killer in the U.S. Vyv, founded in 2013, is a technology company that has patented new methods to apply the germ-killing power of 405nm (non-UV) light. The company's groundbreaking technology can be applied to achieve a new kind of survitalface decontamination with the flip of a light switch. Used in combination with traditional intermittent cleaning in hospitals, homes, public spaces, and workplaces, Vyv's technology multi-tasks to safely, effectively, and continuously kill bacteria and other harmful organisms, while also illuminating the room. Vyv has created a full complement of technology, products and engineering and scientific expertise to deliver a fully holistic approach to designing a cleaner and safer world.

FOUNDED
2013

AREAS OF IMPACT
Health Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Life on Land Sustainable Cities

HEADQUARTERS
Troy, New York, United States

COMPANY SIZE
6–20

Colleen Costello

Colleen Costello (CEO & Co-Founder at VyV (previously Vital Vio)) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since October 2018 and most recently participated in Unreasonable Impact Americas 2018.

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