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Open Source COVID-Medical Supplies
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Personal Protective Equipment
Group formed to evaluate, design, validate, and source the fabrication of open source emergency medical supplies around the world, given a variety of local supply conditions.
Team of 2000+ engineers, doctors, business people working on design, manufacture, distribution and funding of ventilators, masks and more
3D printed medical supplies from Shapeways COVID-19 Solutions and Resources
A website with opensource designs and information for hand sanitiser, masks etc, a platform for opensourcing hardware
This is a public editable wiki related to COVID-19 and Open Source approaches to collaboratively conquer the global challenges of the pandemic. We are collecting Free and Open Source Hardware, as well as DIY and engineering approaches to fight COVID-19.
"This protocol details using a conventional FDM 3D printer to create a reusable face mask that aims to be a mask of last resort if no N95 (or similar) masks are available."
Open-source projects for all sorts of protection gear. (Browser warning.
Selection of open-source hardware projects for Covid-19. Contains 3D files and instructions.
UK Government looking for better ways to rapidly sanitise ambulances.
Ethics & practicalities of delivering life-saving hardware onto a desperate and non-technical public.
🔗https://www.apsf.org/news-updates/joint-statement-on-multiple-patients-per-ventilator/ Joint statement of Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation on multiple patients per ventilator
The goal of this project is to develop an open source methodology to safely test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 using tools as common as possible.
Open PCR - an open hardware tool for DIY quantitative PCR- List of hardware tools from the open hardware summit.
Coronavirus environmental testing with Open PCR
Open source thermocycler used to amplify DNA and RNA samples by the polymerase chain reaction.
Fitbit app to detect face-touching - “The University of Hawaii professor designed an app for the fitness tracker to help people remember to stop touching their faces.”
“Immutouch is a smartband that vibrates every time you touch your face, keeping you safe today and building clean habits for tomorrow.”
Do not touch your face- Web helper
Web app to detect facetouching
COVID-19 Skunkworks- 3D printable face masks
DIY Face-Touch-Preventer from Instructables. A device to warn/ condition the wearer against touching their face with their hands
Face shield- Simple face shield using Overhead Projector film with 4 holes (drilled, melted or punched) through which to thread the arms of glasses - the sheets are available on Amazon and other stationary stores
A 3D printable device to stick an A4 transparent piece of paper and make a face shield.
This open-source DIY device can prevent you from touching your face by beeping when your hands get too close to your face. This device can be made at home within minutes and only requires a few parts. This (YouTube) video will show you step-by-step how to build your own face touch detection device. It only requires a few parts and takes minutes to complete.”
For the list of parts and instructions to build your own face touch detection device,
This one is based on a tilt switch and a vibration motor. It requires no soldering, no 3D printing, no woodworking, no hot glueing. It works well enough when working at a desk or when you go outside for shopping.
DIY oxygen concentrator. This project is carried out at the Functional Materials Laboratory of ETH Zürich (Switzerland), led by Prof. Wendelin J. Stark.
RepRap Ltd repository for information, designs, and data for open-source oxygen concentrator
A door opener- A 3D printable gadget to open door handles with your arm.
Door opener- A 3d printable gadget to open doors and manipulate door knobs.
Open doors, push buttons without getting infected.
How to make it: Take a light hammer and tape the head so you don’t damage things.
Pro-tip: use copper tape around it
3d printed components to convert door handles to contactless forearm bars.
Far-UVC ultraviolet light (207–222 nm) חן living) layers of human skin or eye; however, because bacteria and viruses are of micrometer or smaller dimensions, far-UVC can penetrate and inactivate them.
A project aimed to provide useful designs for developing devices for cleaning the air from viruses (like COVID-19) and bacteria using UVC light (the same one you can find in space). The designs were made taking care of users security, low cost, easy to build and flexible.
Instructions for making a device that cleans things in your home using UV light.
An open-source COVID-19 Decontamination Toolkit using UV-C light, with readily available parts, clear building instructions, and a protocol to run the setup. The goal is to give individuals and organisations facing scarcity of masks the opportunity to extend their life span and stay safe for longer.
Copper tape could be used to cover surfaces which are regularly touched e.g. door push plates. Copper mesh could also be used to fabricate gloves with anti-viral properties.
Having seen that Swiss pharmacists/cashiers use protective panels to protect themselves from sputtering, some plans to make one using a 3D printer and a LASER cut-out.
Kids use Arduino parts to make this.
Many companies and organisations will need to be able to disinfect packages being delivered to the elderly and others may be also need to take extra precautions. If there is a way to disinfect packages this will enable far less infections from deliveries.
The best way to do this would would be to model the same disinfectant used within the medical field when they go into a disinfecting room. They are sprayed in a mist of chlorine solution to kill any bacteria.
Thing that remotely monitors people in Amsterdam for COVID-19 symptoms- This app was created by the OLVG hospital in Amsterdam. It asks you to provide data on your symptoms like sore throat, coughing, sneezing and temperature. A team of medical professionals monitors the data of all participants and contacts individuals that are suspect to be infected
Build something like this as an open source platform: something like a modified 3d printer could be used to access e.g. 96-well plates to process lots of samples automatically
Elctrochemical potentiostat/readout can be done fairly cheap (parts <50 $) and it can be very sensitive and fast (minutes). Alternatively, single-use electrodes could be used (as with glucose meters). I’m currently working on the and have some prototypes running