About Hytech Ireland

Meet The Hytech Team

Hytech Ireland was formed in 2016 to bring innovative UV technology into Ireland, and place initially within the Health Sector to reduce hospital acquired infections .


We offer not only expert opinions on new technology in this sector, but also access to trialing the technology, and unique for a single platform provider, offer full validation for the efficacy of the technology in YOUR environment, be that Hospital, Clinic, work place, EMS services.


Our belief, is no one UV technology can offer full reduction or control in HAI’s, and therefore we offer a referral / peer review on with the latest technology companies to offer disinfection within the medical sector.

Hytech commits to evolve over the coming years, reaching out to the industry, engaging with new technology manufacturers around the world.


Our Goal to create a presence in the Island of Ireland for their products, and provide ‘on the ground support’ to take that initial meeting with the customer, to a final trial in a medical environment along with full turn key micro analysis of results. 


Commencing In Jan 2020 during the covid pandemic Hytech Ireland was the first to provide UV technology to St James hospital Dublin Ireland. This technology used in ICU wards where patients were been treated for covid-19.
Hytech Ireland was one of the first to supply UV technology to Army Evac helicopters during the pandemic as well as nursing homes to protect the elderly residents. 


Starting late 2021, to on the back of the covid vaccination program , we diversified and from the learning experienced during the pandemic, have started to provide UV equipment in other sectors such as schools, universities and Yachting, military applications.

We continue to build string partnerships with specialised companies in Monaco , Spain , Australia and Middle East 

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Meet the Team

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    Rodney Cadden

    Managing Director

    I am married with two kids, Alex and Daniel and live in Dublin Ireland. I am a qualified microbiologist with 25 years’ experience in the food, beverage, diary and pharmaceutical industries.

    I Qualified from Sligo Institute of science in 1989, and for the last 25 years, have worked with various blue chip food companies within the quality departments. I have built up extensive experience in various start-up operations for companies diverse as HJ Heinz Russia, Idaho, Guinness, Sealed air and Johnson controls.

    ​In 2017, after 15 years in sales, I decided to launch Hytech.ie. I saw a niche in the market, for a company, which offered a single platform in Ireland, to test new disinfection technologies under one brand, Hytech.ie.

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    Walter Tann

    Technical Manager

    Walter joins the Hytech family after a successful 38-year Nursing career in the NHS. Born and bred in the northwest of England with roots in Rochdale, nursing has taken him to Cambridge, South Manchester, North Manchester and latterly the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH).

    For the last 10 years as Lead Nurse for Quality and Patient Experience, Walter has had a key role in leading on Infection Prevention and Control strategies and clinical practice. Following preliminary trials, Walter successfully implemented Hytech UV technology supplied to St James hospital Dublin, the largest hospital in Ireland, to tackle covid 19 on the first surge and also Irish nursing homes involved with the second surge of infections.

    Walter is delighted to join the team at Hytech and to work with clients enabling then to get the best outcomes from UV disinfection technologies to improve patient safety and patient experience across all healthcare settings.

    Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Child Health – Specialist Practitioner

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    Henrik Lasthein

    Henrik Lasthein is Hytech affiliate for Scandinavia for this technology. He has worked in the Health care sector in Scandinavia for over 25 years. He began in 3M as a sales representative and stayed with 3M for 15 years, heading businesses as Cardiovascular, orthopedics, critical care as well as sterilisation for 3m as a Scandinavian sales and marketing manager.

    After a short stay for 2 years as Scandinavian manager for Terumo, Henrik founded his own Company Hemax and build a Company within the Health care sector. He sold Hemax after 10 succesful years to a Swedish Company Medcore and stayed on for 2 years as their CEO in Denmark.

    After this Henrik managed 2 other startups and has been on one board for a orthopedic Company. He is today managing and owner of Hemedic which excells in sales to the Scandinavian Health care area.

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    Tatiana Olkhovskaya

    Sales and business development Manager Monaco

    Tatiana has a Masters in foreign languages (Linguistic University, Russia) and speaks fluent Russian (mother tongue), Italian, English and French. She is an expert on import and Export having previously worked as Sales and marketing manager of medical and aesthetic equipment in Monaco.

    Tatiana is the business and sales manager for all the Hytech portfolio products sold in Monaco and France. She has particularly expertise in using UV technology, to reduce covid infections in yachts and therefore protecting crew and clients.

    She has also been instrumental in open up markets in Monaco for the iPhone disinfecting system, fever defence and yanek UV , the worlds only brief case size pulsating light system for yacht disinfection.

    For all enquires from France and principality of Monaco, contact

The Hytech Vision

We offer not only expert opinions on new technology in this sector, but also access to trialing the technology, and unique for a single platform provider, offer full validation for the efficacy of the technology in YOUR environment, be that Hospital, Clinic, EMS services or Processed food sector.

My personal belief, is no one technology can offer full reduction or control in HAI’s, and therefore we offer a referral / peer review on with the latest technology companies to offer disinfection within the medical sector. Hytech commits to evolve over the coming years, reaching out to the industry, engaging with new technology manufacturers around the world.

Our Goal is to create a presence in the Island of Ireland for their products, and provide ‘on the ground support’ to take that initial meeting with the customer, to a final trial in a medical environment along with full turn key micro analysis of results.

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