Mexico’s MEDU raises US$4M to produce sustainable medical apparel

MEDU Protection is a Mexican startup that develops sustainable medical apparel to reduce environmental impact, reducing up to 25 kg of waste per garment in an industry that generates up to 5 million tons annually. MEDU Protection’s business model has been based on creating gowns, surgical hoods, and coveralls with a resistant fabric that protects against 99.9% of viruses and bacteria. Each product has an integrated chip with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.