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Amid pandemic, robotic food companies have fresh selling point

Posted on: June 15th, 2020 by Kirenaga Partners
Vertical agriculture company Plenty Inc. has an unusual selling point: Its crops of arugula, kale and microgreens are grown in an indoor farm run by robots. That hasn’t always been a winning proposition. Two years ago, the company had to scale bac ... Read Full Article

How one company is zapping germs away on transit systems

Posted on: June 1st, 2020 by Kirenaga Partners
Kirenaga founder and CEO David Scalzo talks about the growing interest in the use of UV light to disinfect surfaces amid the coronavirus crisis. To hear David's full interview click here ... Read Full Article

Violet Defense and NY MTA launch first ever pilot with UVC Technology

Posted on: May 28th, 2020 by Kirenaga Partners
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced an ultraviolet (UV) light pilot program proven to kill COVID-19, with the first phase set to launch on subways, buses, and other New York City Transit facilities throughout the system e ... Read Full Article

Orlando company utilizes UV light units to protect against coronavirus

Posted on: May 28th, 2020 by Kirenaga Partners
Violet Defense production increased sevenfold amid COVID-19 pandemic Since the pandemic began, the race has been on for new ways to protect yourself from coronavirus. Just weeks ago, an advisor with the Department of Homeland Security said tha ... Read Full Article

Orlando Firm [Violet Defense] Harnessing UV Rays to Defeat the CoronaVirus

Posted on: May 11th, 2020 by Kirenaga Partners
Like a lot of us, Mark Nathan noticed that no matter how successful a business trip had been, he regularly returned home only to fall ill from the bacteria and viruses he encountered on airplanes, in hotel and conference rooms and everywhere in betw ... Read Full Article