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1. Summary

2. Reasons for Owning a BIOSWEEP Franchise

3. Service Applications

4. Market Verticals

5. Territories

6. Our Technologies

7. Training & Support

8. Investment

9. Testimonials

10. About Us

11. Next Steps


Phocatox Technologies is the global franchisor of BIOSWEEP decontamination services for indoor air quality (IAQ) remediation and antimicrobial surface protection. BioSweep UK Limited is the Master Licensor of the business opportunity in the UK and Ireland.  Our cutting-edge technologies destroy airborne and surface contaminants within any enclosed environment, including malodor, mould, viruses, bacteria and most IAQ nuisances. Our franchisees offer these services in exclusive territories to customers in numerous market segments.

Since 2007, our flagship service, BIOSWEEP BASE TREATMENT, has been safely destroying malodors from embedded, hard to kill odour sources such as cigarette smoke, fire smoke, mold, mildew and others.


Is a proprietary antimicrobial solution which is specially applied to provide up to one year of durable and effective surface protection. Real-time scientific instrumentation is used to ensure the proper application of the technologies as well as to accurately demonstrate the eradication of surface contaminants at the time of treatment.

BIOSWEEP franchise technicians are all highly trained and certified in the use of our proprietary system. Our franchise can be launched and initially operated by a single person. Adding technicians and scaling your business can be easily done. If you are a current business owner, BIOSWEEP can be synergistic with your current operation and provide a positive financial impact.


• Ultra-effective technology, recognized brand

• Numerous vertical market opportunities

• Proprietary technology and processes not available elsewhere

• Limited competition

• Extensive field training and certification

• Growing National Accounts business and opportunities

• Flexible hours – be your own boss


There are a wide range of applications for BIOSWEEP services. Many people and businesses encounter the need to remove odours or events requiring disinfection or decontamination. Some of the specific problems include:

• Cigarette Smoke

• All Fire Types

• Pet Urine

• Flooding/Water Damage     

• Curry

• Rodent/Dead Animal

• Sewage Backup

• Fuel Spills

• Biohazard/Trauma


Local service rates are determined by individual franchisees. We offer practical guidelines based on market research and field experience.

• Multi-Family Housing

• Property Management

• Estate Agent Professionals

• Home Inspection

• Automotive Dealerships

• Cleaning and Restoration Contractors

• Vehicle and Property Insurers

• Yachts and Marinas

• Athletic Facilities

• Daycare

• Medical/Dental

• Hotels

• Schools

• Restaurants


Exclusive franchise territories are offered in areas ranging in population from 750K to 1.5 million or more. Your franchise may include some or all of the vertical markets on the previous page. Opportunities for territory growth and expansion are also available


BIOSWEEP BASE TREATMENT utilises the BIOSWEEP machines. These portable units utilise Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation (APO) and are high output devices. APO is a multi-stage process of oxidant generation that produces gas phase hydrogen peroxide, purified ozone, and hydroxyl radicals all as a plasma, which simultaneously destroy virtually all organic microbes in enclosed treatment areas.

BASE TREATMENT offers superior performance and results over comparable technologies on the market today. It eliminates the need for deodorisation and outperforms inferior technologies like ozone generators, reducing treatment times up to ninety-percent.

BASE TREATMENT is a low-temperature, residue-free technology with excellent materials compatibility (including sensitive electronics). The technology does not produce nitric oxides so it enables franchisees to offer a safe, highly effective, yet corrosion and residue free solution to IAQ problems. The entire process is environmentally friendly and leaves no harmful residue.

Sophisticated gas monitoring equipment is utilised by our trained technicians to assure the safe and effective use of our service.

Its portability provides maximum flexibility for a wide range of cleaning and restoration applications.

BIOSWEEP SURFACE DEFENCE utilises an industry leading antimicrobial technology that molecularly bonds to virtually any surface reducing microbial growth between routine surface cleaning.

SURFACE DEFENCE provides durable surface protection, continuously working 24/7, to inhibit the growth of microbes which can lead to sickness, stains, odours or deterioration of products.

Our Surface Defense treatment system is non-toxic, non-leaching and safe for use on all surfaces including plastic, fiberglass, metals, glass, wood, ceramics, stone, natural material and composites.

Proprietary and environmentally friendly accessory chemicals are used on certain applications with BIOSWEEP equipment.

BIOSWEEP Quality Assurance Monitoring is available as ongoing program to ensure that cleanliness standards are being met. Our ATP Hygiene Monitoring System immediately determines the hygienic status of surfaces tested to ensure environmental cleanliness is maintained.

Our monitoring system utilizes state-of-the art electronics, an upgraded software program and improved functionality. The palm-sized device is easy to use, and extremely sensitive.


All new BIOSWEEP franchises receive mandatory and comprehensive orientation and field training prior to commencement of operations.

This pre-launch, certification training covers all operational procedures, health and safety, technical data and sales and marketing strategies.

Ongoing field support is also provided as needed as well as best practices shared among the franchisee open network.


The total investment necessary to begin operation of a BIOSWEEP franchise is approximately £59,350. This includes equipment costs of £49,350 ex vat, that must be paid and the initial franchise fee of £10,000 ex vat. 

Included in the costs are eight BIOSWEEP machines and all initial required operational equipment to launch your BIOSWEEP franchise.

All equipment carries a manufacturer’s warranty. 


“Outstanding performance. BIOSWEEP accomplishes in such a short time what was difficult to achieve with an ozone machine over vast amounts of time. This technology has streamlined our operations and allowed us to provide more efficient and effective operations for our customers.”

BIOSWEEP Provider/Restoration Contractor (Ontario Canada)

We here at BIOSWEEP Southeast are very happy to be a part of the BIOSWEEP family. We have found the BIOSWEEP technology to be extremely effective and Phocatox to be very supportive and essential in the startup process of our franchise. From the moment we began we felt like we were not alone in this new business venture. Phocatox has always been very easy to reach and eager to help with any problems. Their insight and ideas has proved to be very useful and the BIOSWEEP process has given us an edge over all our competitors in the decontamination industry.

Michael J. BIOSWEEP SOUTHEAST (South Carolina)

“I have owned a deodorizing business for 7 years and am a one man operation so far, but that may be changing soon with BIOSWEEP. In our first month of full out marketing and usage of BIOSWEEP we doubled our income from our previous high month in over 7 years of business. That was before even marketing BIOSWEEP Surface Defense. Enough said.

The thing I like most about the business is that it matches my goal of having a system that WORKS! With BIOSWEEP, I can go into any deodorizing /decontaminating situation with full confidence that I have the BEST and most COMPLETE answer to solving the problem. The major benefits are the quick turnaround on investment, and the attitude you can have when approaching a potential client knowing you have something that will absolutely take care of whatever their odor eradication problem may be. The corporate support, training and marketing support have been excellent. I have visited franchise owners in two other cities and have been thrilled with how open and willing they are to share their experience and help with any questions I have.

What advice would I give someone considering BIOSWEEP? What is holding you back? Experience? Training? Financing? Confidence? It’s really just a matter of pulling the trigger on getting started. The support is all in place. Stop wasting time.”

Jim H.  BIOSWEEP OF NEBRASKA (Lincoln & Omaha)


Phocatox Technologies LLC is a U.S. technology development and device manufacturing company. Phocatox manufactures, and through BIOSWEEP franchises, licenses innovative, high performance decontamination systems for indoor air quality (IAQ) and surface remediation. BioSweep UK Limited in the UK offers protected geographic territories throughout the United Kingdom. Ireland, and Spain. 

Phocatox LLC  is privately owned and managed by an experienced team with expertise in environmental technology and remediation, manufacturing, product line management and administration. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Phocatox Technologies has regional offices in Houston, TX and Charlotte, NC.  The BioSweep UK Headquarters is based in Emsworth, Hants.


If this short presentation has you wanting to learn more about our technologies and our business  franchise, we would now like to hear from you to learn more about you and your interests, and how you can become our newest franchisee. Please contact us via e-mail (, telephone 01243 697359 or in writing Unit 6C The Wren Centre, Westbourne Road, Emsworth, Hants. PO10 7SU.  

In the UK ,we use a Licensed Business model rather than a franchise model. 

Upon your formal request, we will send you our BIOSWEEP Franchise Disclosure Document for your review. We will also send you a brief Franchise Applicant Profile for you to complete, which will tell us a little more about your background. 

Thank you again for your time and consideration!

Note: In the United Kingdom BioSweep is offered as a Licensed Business Opportunity rather than as a franchise. 

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