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.


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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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