New ventilator sharing device being tested by Institute for Manufacturing engineers and Royal Papworth anaesthetists

Wednesday 22 July 2020

The new device, which is being developed in collaboration with Cambridge Design Partnership, improves upon and addresses concerns about previous ‘ventilator splitter’ designs, allowing one ventilator to be used by two patients more safely.

IfM students receive Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award for COVID-19 work

Friday 29 May 2020

Jack Levy, Fathima Nisha Begum Samad and David Cordova, MPhil students in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management, received a Vice- Chancellor’s Social Impact Award for their efforts in supporting Addenbrooke’s Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students from IfM help to speed up vital COVID-19 testing

Friday 1 May 2020

Two Wolfson College students from the Institute for Manufacturing are working with experts at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Baker Lab to help streamline testing for COVID-19.

IfM researchers to help develop digital fabrication in Malawi in rapid response to COVID-19

Wednesday 29 April 2020

A new project including IfM researchers Lucia Corsini and Dr James Moultrie will develop digital fabrication capabilities in Malawi to support the production of urgently needed face masks and face shields.

Industrial modelling techniques help Addenbrooke’s Hospital manage COVID-19 care

Tuesday 7 April 2020

IfM researchers are working to help the hospital model patient flow, examine the hospital's oxygen supply, and better understand staffing challenges.

Object-tracking technology used to coordinate PPE equipment

Thursday 2 April 2020

IfM spin-out Redbite Solutions have provided their object-tracking technology, itemit, to co-ordinate donations of PPE equipment in fight against COVID-19. The technology is ensuring that only NHS-approved items are forwarded on to the NHS. 

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