Sureclean AURA Wins Singapore National Innovation Challenge!
Sureclean Pte Ltd, a leading provider of hygiene and disinfection solutions, is pleased to announce it has won the Singapore National Innovation Challenge (“NIC”) award for “Restore traveling public confidence through effective mitigation and prevention of COVID transmission on flight”. The NIC seeks to provide support to ramp-up the development and adoption of solutions to address nationwide challenges, as well as medium to long-term solutions to help companies emerge stronger in the new future.
The challenge was sponsored by SATS and co-funded by Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), with Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) as the sectoral lead, to address the urgent need to restore public confidence in travelling and taking flights in a post-COVID world.
Sureclean’s AURA: Rapid Aircraft Disinfection System emerged as the winning solution in this challenge for its ease of use and deployment, fast turnaround time for aircraft disinfection, as well as its effectiveness and efficacy when used withSureclean Germclean Aviation Grade Disinfectant.
This award will provide a platform and funding for Sureclean to work with aviation industry partners to further develop and deploy AURA: Rapid Aircraft Disinfection System in Singapore and beyond. The recognition and achievement of the award will also bolster Sureclean’s reputation locally and internationally as a leading option for airline operators, ground handlers, aviation industry partners and businesses looking for a fast and effective disinfection solution as they work toward a new post-COVID world.
“It is an honour to have been selected as the winner for this National Innovation Challenge. This further validates our belief in bringing greater safety and assurance to both passengers and crew and we are confident that it will set a new standard for the aviation industry when it comes to rapid aircraft disinfection. We are all looking forward to travelling the world freely again. Let’s achieve that together in the safest way possible.” said Founder and Managing Director of Sureclean, Alvin Tan.
Founded in 2013, Sureclean™ Pte Ltd is the trusted brand and leading hygiene supplier for over 50% of Singapore’s local childcare industry protecting children and families from diseases such as MERS, HFMD, and other viruses. The company’s innovative proprietary disinfectants and sanitizers are tested 100% child-safe and proven effective against Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) in Changi General Hospital (CGH). Recognized as a Top 500 Promising brand, Sureclean has also expanded via its franchise model to Thailand and Hong Kong. Founder and MD Mr. Alvin Tan has been awarded the Promising SME 500 Top Business Luminary award and the Spirit of Enterprise Accolade.
About AURA Rapid Aircraft Disinfection System
AURA, a pioneering rapid aircraft disinfection system, is the world’s fastest and most effective way to deeply disinfect aircrafts. Using a single operator, AURA can disinfect a narrow-body aircraft in less than 10 minutes, effectively and efficiently disinfecting from all angles. It provides a consistent and complete coverage each time, eliminating variances due to operator skills and experience by up to 90%.
Used together with theGermclean Aviation Grade Disinfectant – an ionic silver disinfectant that has been tested effective against all Coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) – AURA can significantly reduce various bacteria and viruses on surfaces, providing antibacterial residual efficacy of up to 30 days.
A demonstration of AURA can be found through the video here: