UVD Robots Wins EU Contract to Deploy 200 Robots in Hospitals Across Europe
UVD Robots and Blue Ocean Robotics , the manufacturer of autonomous disinfecting robots equipped with UV-C light, announced today that it was selected by the European Commission directorate-Generale for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (EU Commission) to supply 200 of its autonomous disinfecting robots to European Union hospitals fighting the Coronavirus. UVD Robots’ tender ranked first in the EU Commission’s review of disinfecting robots evaluating technical excellence and maturity of technology, quality of approach in deployment, response time in technical support and maintenance, and overall value. UVD Robots are now being deployed in the first 10+ EU countries with more to follow.
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In a statement President of the European Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen said: “With EU funds, the European Commission is buying 200 disinfection robots, which will be delivered to hospitals across Europe to help disinfectpatient rooms. We do all we can to support hospitals and patients in these difficult times. And more will follow.”
“We are thrilled that our UVD Robots were selected by the EU Commission, which we believe to be the largest order of service robots of its kind,” said Per Juul Nielsen, CEO of UVD Robots. “We were the first robot in this category and have set the global standard for autonomous UVC disinfection. An order of this size further validates the effectiveness of UVD Robots.”
The UVD Robot disinfects against viruses and bacteria on surfaces and in the air, reducing disease transmission by killing 99.99 percent of bacteria and microorganisms within approximately 10 minutes in a patient room.
“We are helping fight the spread of Covid-19 while also strengthening prevention against Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) overall,” said Claus Risager, CEO of Blue Ocean Robotics, UVD Robots’ parent company. “With this order, we are going even further to help protect healthcare staff, patients and relatives at hospitals at a critical moment.”
UVD Robots is a unique brand of one of the world's leading groups in the development of professional service robots, Blue Ocean Robotics , that also includes the brands GoBe Robots and PTR Robots . Blue Ocean Robotics is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, where it develops, produces and sells service robots.
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