Summary of Innovation

The new mini™ UVC robot, jointly developed by BlueBotics and Engmotion, provides a highly capable and safe way for businesses to reassure their customers by disinfecting large public spaces with UVC light. Unlike manual cleaning methods with sprays and wipes, UVC light disinfects everything it falls upon and leaves no residue. Combining this proven method of disinfection with an automated mobile robot enables a continuous cleaning cycle without the need for additional human resource. Using BlueBotics' Autonomous Navigation Technology (ANT®), which provides natural feature-matching navigation, the robots can operate in coordinated fleets to cover large spaces. They include features to automatically shut down if the robots detect movement, which may indicate human presence, to ensure safe operation in busy areas.

Innovation Statement

People feel safer with UVC light disinfection - and the mini™ UVC robot can help


The mini UVC can be used alone or in a connected fleet to autonomously disinfect hospitals and other public buildings such as airports, hotels, and commercial/industrial sites. The robot combines the reliability and fleet management capabilities of BlueBotics' mobile robot and navigation technologies with Engmotion's powerful Steril-ONE UVC disinfection lamp to enable operations teams to disinfect sites safely and autonomously. It features safety laser scanners at the front and rear of the robot, which allow it to detect obstacles and people when in transit, and a high-sensitivity movement sensor on top, which automatically shuts down UVC operations if a human is detected.


Posted Date2/05/21
ContactMatt Wade, Head of Marketing BlueBotics SA
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CategoryBest New Innovation

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