Our Team — You’re in safe hands

Novolabs™ is a New Zealand based manufacturer with a growing global presence that is underpinned by solid evidence-based R&D.

The NovoLabs™ patented Supercritical UV™ Disinfection system is a world-first developed at Massey University of New Zealand, under the leadership of Andy Shilton. Andy is Professor of Environmental Engineering at Massey University; a fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers of New Zealand; author and has been repeatedly ranked a world class researcher by an independent government panel. Andy leads the R&D programme at Novolabs™ as Chief Technology Officer, supported by a highly skilled science and engineering team.

NovoLabs™ offers rapid response, and direct, easy contact with the design and engineering team who provide an exceptional level of service and support.

Novolabs™ can carry out on-site trials with its mobile test units and offers a convenient service programme to ensure your system is maintained for optimal performance.

Meet Our Key Personnel

 Dr Matthew Sells
Dr Matthew SellsChief Executive Officer
Matt has a Process Engineering background with a keen focus on helping industries tackle disinfection problems. Matt completed his Bachelor of Environmental Engineering before going on to conduct a PhD at Massey University focused on small scale wastewater treatment systems. In addition to his role as CEO, Matt provides technical leadership for sales and client contact.
Prof Andy Shilton
Prof Andy ShiltonChief Technology Officer
Andy is the inventor of the supercritical UV technology.
His is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers of New Zealand and has over 25 years of experience ranging from design/build of full-scale pollution control systems to mechanistic environmental research. Andy worked as a consultant engineer in New Zealand and England before returning to Massey University where he holds the position of Professor of Environmental Engineering.
Mark Kiely
Mark KielyEngineering Manager
Mark heads up the manufacturing side of NovoLabs. He is the lead engineer in charge of design and build of the supercritical UV solutions.
Mark has significant experience in manufacturing and design in industry and backs this up with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics.

“At a time when 36 percent of the world’s population lives in water-scarce regions, wastewater treatment for reuse is part of the solution to water scarcity and pollution problems,”

Jennifer Sara, Global Director, World Bank Water Global Practice

Peace of Mind

NovoLabs™ smart system continually monitors flow rates and system status and will auto-divert flow to another module in the event of a lamp outage — ensuring performance protection day and night.

Health & Safety

NovoLabs™ modules are mounted on a pull-out slider system with a flip-up lid making access for inspection or lamp-change quick, clean, safe and effortless. No messy disconnections are required.

Optimising Efficiency

The NovoLabs™ system constantly monitors and actively manages lamp temperature to ensure that they are always operating in the optimal temperature window for UV-C light output.

User Friendly

Intuitive, easy-to-use PLC Interface and flow meter array makes operating and monitoring straight-forward.

Discover The Future of UV Disinfection

Novolabs™ Supercritical UV™ Disinfection — UV Treatment for Low Clarity Liquids