The 2020 Pandemic Hit Hard; Tekna, Inc. Hit Back Harder

See how Tekna, Inc. responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and even cut development times in half while working remotely with SOLIDWORKS.


Rapidly develop and commercialize ultraviolet disinfection technology for disinfecting common handheld items like tools, phones, and tablets to meet market opportunities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Utilize integrated SOLIDWORKS product development solutions to quickly bring ultraviolet disinfection technology to market.

  • Cut development cycle in half
  • Quickly validated door-closing design via simulation
  • Launched new company during pandemic
  • Commercialized ultraviolet disinfection technology into broader markets Challenge: