Disinfection device for medical access sites
Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon, United States
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".
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 811
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