Following initial discussions with Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) in Birmingham, in July we had a meeting with Dr Tom Clutton-Brock (MD-TEC Clinical Director) and his team to discuss testing our cleaner robots in a hospital environment.
Good news – MD-TEC agreed to undertake a Usability Study in their simulated ward and operating theatre environment with one of our cleaning robots to understand whether cleaning using an automated robot in a hospital environment would be accepted and indeed possible. They will evaluate ease of operation, quality of cleaning (incl. noise levels) and general usability.
The test is scheduled for end of October on MD-TEC site (University Hospitals Birmingham).