Who We Are

PurpleSun is a venture backed commercial healthcare technology company based out of New York. We are focused on providing smart, light-based technology solutions to the healthcare industry for infection prevention.

Our company’s novel light technology platform will be utilized throughout the continuum of care, within hospitals, long term care and surgical centers. The smart devices will set the stage for patient safety through the highest of quality in medical equipment disinfection.

Our goal is to prevent healthcare acquired infections, which will ultimately save lives, reduce costs and enhance safety for patients and caregivers. Our clinical data proves best in class efficacy and performance of our platform, and positions PurpleSun to illuminate the healthcare arena.

Our Culture, Our People

#PSP = PurpleSun Prepared
A mindfulness that involved a sense of awareness through preparation and perseverance enabling success in an ever-changing environment. Today is the day we make a difference.

Our Mission

To create the industry standard for light technology by using our data to demonstrate the ability to replace the current manual-chemical-disinfection process with FMUV light and earn the confidence and trust of our customers.

Our Vision

Sustainable impact to the quality of care for the healthiest patient-ready environment.



Lasting Solution

System-wide solution specially designed to achieve optimal clinical and patient value


Setting Expectations

Creating the first light-based standard for disenfection technology.


Industry Shift

Strategically support the industry to move from liquid to light solutions with the utmost of care

Our History

Creating the first light-based standard for disinfection technology.

20112012201320142015201720182019Birth of a company aiming to transform healthcare.Grand prize WINNERS NYS business plan competition $60,000 seed fundingNamed in top 50 most promising startups from around the world!PURPLESUNInvited member to the White House CEO Healthcare and Innovation ForumEndorsement from CTO of Health and Human Services Growing expertise in light based technology in cooperation with Syracuse VA Medical CenterInvited attendee at The White House North East Business Leader’s Forum on jobs and the economy.Secured angel investments to move from concept to pre-commercial build Successful validation testing completed by Weill Cornell Medical Center, NYCFirst abstract submitted and published in IDSA 2014, demonstrating superior efficacy with 90-second disinfection cyclesGrowing a Global Patent PortfolioFrom Bench to Bedside with second Abstract Submitted and Published in IDSA 2015 by Weill Cornell Medical Center.Northwell Health (15th Largest Hospital System) formulates strategic partnership to support commercialization of PurpleSun’s novel light based solutionsPurpleSun successfully completes two pivotal trials at Northwell Health on the benefits of FMUV TechnologyPurpleSun is featured in Wall Street Journal "Game Changers in Health Tech"American Journal of Infection Control - PurpleSun FMUV PublicationsHackensack Meridian Health and PurpleSun form strategic partnership to support the commercialization of PurpleSun technology to improve quality of care