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PullClean and CountClean Released

Following an exhaustive design and trial phase, Altitude Medical is proud to finally release our PullClean and CountClean products. PullClean will be available for purchase by year’s end, and CountClean will follow in 2014. PullClean handles can be reserved now on www.pullclean.com. This device represents the cutting edge of hand-hygiene innovation. The handle monitors rates of hand sanitization in addition to providing sanitizer exactly when it is required.

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TurnClean Trialled at Leading US Hospital

An independent trial of our TurnClean device was completed at a leading US hospital. Fitting of our handle resulted in a massive increase in rates of hand sanitization. The trial team monitored rates of hand sanitization before and after the installation of our handles. The rates of hand sanitization jumped from 24% to 77%. Such an increase would have a massive impact on hospital acquired infection. The trial results will be written up into an academic paper and will be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal.

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TurnClean Featured on BBC World Challenge

Altitude Medical’s CEO, Jake McKnight, took part in BBC World News ‘World Challenge’ programme at the end of March. The programme looks at the entrepreneurs involved with the Skoll World Forum, the leading conference on social entrepreneurship in the world. You can see TurnClean in action half way through the programme, as Jake demonstrates how a door handle that sanitizes your hand can help to reduce the number of lives lost in hospitals every year through hospital acquired infections.

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Mr Bob Wigley Joins the Board of Altitude Medical, Inc.

We are delighted to announce that Bob Wigley (www.bobwigley.co.uk) has joined the executive board of Altitude Medical. Bob is Chairman of Yell Group PLC, Expansys PLC, Stonehaven Search LLP investors and is a distinguished investor and entrepreneur. He was appointed as Ambassador for UK business by the Prime Minister in 2010. He is an investor in several technology, property, restaurant, medical equipment and band merchandise businesses and on the Advisory Board of the venture capital firm Bluegem LLP and is the European Financial Services 0perating partner of the venture capital firm Advent International. Bob has recently Chaired the Green Investment Bank Commission for George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer. Welcome, Bob!

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