Phos UV disinfection robotics- BC-571

Desired discipline(s): Biology, Life Sciences, Microbiology / Immunology
Company: Hexis Robotics Inc.
Project Length: Longer than 1 year
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Vancouver, BC, Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1
Preferred institutions: University of British Columbia

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About the company: 

Hexis Robotics is a Vancouver-based startup with a primary motive of developing and commercializing robotic solutions that address society’s most pressing needs.

In direct response to the unprecedented demand for disinfection and sterilization resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Hexis' team of engineers, scientists and social entrepreneurs are currently producing the Phos UV line of autonomous disinfection robots utilizing germicidal ultraviolet (UV-C) light to eliminate viruses and bacteria.

Please describe the project.: 

Phos UV Disinfeciton Robotics is a product dedicate to eliminate Covid-19 virus and other viruses in hospital setting. We would like to research and develop a better way of using UV light as the source of energy to kill the virus in terms of dosage allication. We would also like to develop an algorithm to work with our robotic to indentify the high touch area and best route of disinfection. 

Required expertise/skills: 

Biology related expertise

Research connected to Vancouver General Hospital