TechConnect Innovation Program

Disinfection device for medical access sites

Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A catheter hub closure port device providing targeted application of ultraviolet light ensuring central venous catheters, and other medical access site catheters, are disinfected and clean

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 2

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: A catheter hub providing targeted application of ultraviolet light ensuring medical catheters, are disinfected and clean. Creates a paradigm shift in infection control: "the catheter port is always dirty, and must be cleaned before using" to "the catheter port is always clean, open the cap and use it".

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 811

Website: www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/techtransfer

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: This project was supported by Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI), grant number (UL1TR000128) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). March 2013 – March 2014.

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Development / License Partners