Mark Mak Hin-yu, Roborn’s co-founder, with one of the company’s UV light robots. Photo: May Tse Mark Mak Hin-yu, Roborn’s co-founder, with one of the company’s UV light robots. Photo: May Tse
Mark Mak Hin-yu, Roborn’s co-founder, with one of the company’s UV light robots. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong start-up Roborn joins race to pioneer UV light disinfecting robots

  • Roborn aims to sell its UV light robot at under HK$200,000 each, a third to half of the amount charged by rivals in China and Europe
  • Nano and Advanced Materials Institute is testing a coating that can provide up to eight months’ antimicrobial protection when sprayed on plastics, metals, ceramics, glass and wood surfaces

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Mark Mak Hin-yu, Roborn’s co-founder, with one of the company’s UV light robots. Photo: May Tse Mark Mak Hin-yu, Roborn’s co-founder, with one of the company’s UV light robots. Photo: May Tse
Mark Mak Hin-yu, Roborn’s co-founder, with one of the company’s UV light robots. Photo: May Tse
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