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Vital Vio, Inc.

Smarter Lighting for Safer Hospitals. Environmeental bactericidal disinfection lighting systems

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Troy, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 12
  • Website vitalvio.com

Company Summary

Vital Vio, Inc. is a biomedical and lighting design company focused on manipulating light to address real world problems by developing innovative methods of delivery. Through precise combination and control of visible light, our products utilize light for more than just illumination. Vital Vio units currently focus on the benefits of passive decontamination for environmental safety from microorganisms, to drastically reduce costs for hospitals.

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    Colleen A Costello
    CEO and Founder

    Colleen has developed well-rounded experience in clinical & healthcare research, engineering, biochemistry, product development, management practices and opportunity analysis throughout her career. She has held positions as a researcher on master thesis projects at both Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College, NYC, surgical device design and pre-clinical studies at Covidien Surgical Devices, and tissue engineering resear

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    James W Peterson
    CTO and Founder

    James Peterson is an mechanical engineer and product developer with experience ranging from academic and industry scientific research to product production and rollout. James’ scientific background is supported by positions in nanotechnology academic research, advanced composite material advancements and commercialization strategy in industry. James’ work has covered manufacturing management and continuous improvement planning and implementation

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    Stephen J Petti
    Director

    Formerly the Founder and CEO of Blue Note Pharmaceuticals, and prior to that, Empire Pharmaceuticals, acquired by a publicly traded company in 2004, where Mr. Petti went on to lead the Company's stroke program and also served as the President of the subsidiary business entity that was created post-merger. Mr. Petti also participated in the start-up phase of DOV Pharmaceutical, a CNS specialty Pharma company, which he helped guide from first money

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    Richard Frederick
    Director

    Founder, Managing Director at Eastern NY Angels. Experienced C level executive and serial entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience. He spent the last fifteen years of his career building and growing early stage companies. He has served as a mentor and coach to over 100 companies in the past 5 years. In 2001 he co-founded Autotask, one of the nation's first pure play Software-as-a-Service companies.

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    William M Brown, Ph.D., M.B.A., J.D.
    General Counsel for IP

    William M. Brown is a patent attorney (New York Law School), Ph.D. biochemist / molecular biologist (University of Southampton), and M.B.A. He completed postdoctoral research fellowships at Harvard / NIH, Johnson & Johnson, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before attending law school. He has broad scientific training and experience and is author or coauthor of more than 75 scientific and legal publications, including three books.

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    Michael Lobsinger
    Lighting Industry Advisor

    Lighting Cultivator (LINC) - Director of Business Development

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    Jorel Lalicki
    Director of Electrical Systems

    With a lifetime of experience in analog and digital electronics, Jorel's work is wide-ranging, from signal processing to dynamic LED lighting systems to high voltage power electronics, microcontrollers, and everything in between. Jorel is currently an electrical/computer systems engineer at RPI.

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    Bradford Higgins
    Director

    Brad Higgins’ focus is investing in energy and energy efficiency technology. He is also an active participant in the alternative-energy debate, speaking at the Climate Institute forum held as part of the UN-sponsored Climate Change conference in Cancun in 2010.

    From February 2006 to January 2009, Brad was the Assistant Secretary of State for Resource Management and Chief Financial Officer to the US Department of State, both positions requiring

Advisors

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    Jeffrey B. Schwartz, Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP
    Lawyer
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    James Lozano
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Colleen Costello
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    James Peterson
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    Daniel Campos
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