Government announces call for businesses to help increase the supply of ventilators
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Ventilator suppliers and manufacturers
Announced on 16 March 2020
To increase ventilator supply
The government calls on businesses to support the production and supply of ventilators and ventilator components in the UK in response to COVID-19 in what is referred to as the 'Ventilator Challenge'. An online government form is available for manufacturers able to support the supply of ventilators or ventilator components. The government also calls on businesses with skills in design/specification, rapid prototyping, contract/product assembly, certification/regulation/testing, logistics, and medical training to support the COVID-19 response.
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Gov.uk guidance and support – UK Government Ventilator Challenge