Ventilator Concept to Product in 48 Hours
The open source ventilator is designed to be easy to produce, safe to use, and buildable anywhere in the world with free access to the design files. We’ve partnered with Ford, GM, and Boston Scientific to get through FDA approval. This device is a response to the ventilator shortage that is coming or already arrived. It’s designed entirely by volunteers.
Altium invited Dugan to their podcast to talk about the ventilator project and 3DC19. Check it out at Altium.
Velocity Research has provided their design to anyone and can access and build it from the repository.
Ross Miller (Velocity Research engineer) has been a big part of the design and Dugan Karnaszes has been a conduit to other teams and the Ireland Group (opensourceventilator.ie).
There have been many other helpful contributors to the project including Eric Binnendyk.
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Everything we make is 100% donated to hospitals and organizations.
Where does the money go?
You can help cover some of the costs that go into all of this:
Printing materials (PLA, PETG), Packaging, Shipping.
We aren’t looking to make a profit, just cover our raw material costs.
A 501-c3 non profit (The Little Stuff Fund) is overseeing the accounting of all funds. Documentation of your donation will be provided.