It is an open-source fan, which can be produced in any geography, with common materials. The details of the development and the equipment have been systemized in a scientific paper, which will be available soon for reading.
Francisco Bernardo, João Mourão, André Loureiro and João Fernandes are the students who demonstrated how the manufacture of visors can be simple , cheap and fast.
The initiative came from the Department of Chemistry at the Faculty, which brought together a small team and utilized material provided by colleagues in the laboratories.
As candidaturas aos apoios previstos nesta categoria do Fundo de Emergência COVID-19 devem ser submetidas até dia 2 de abril.
Paulo Legoinha, professor and researcher at the Department of Earth Sciences at NOVA School of Science and Technology, is one of the 21 co-authors who carried out this work.
This initiative aims to support research and development (R&D) projects and initiatives already underway or to be developed and that respond to the needs of the National Health Service (SNS).
12 3D printers are operating continuously in a laboratory prepared for this purpose, supervised and monitored, in shifts, guaranteeing the production process.
The vent2life.eu platform allows the identification of inactive fans that are susceptible to recovery.
The program is aimed at the Portuguese academic community and invites to think about the impact of the Covid-19 in large areas of society such as economics, education, and health.
The prompt response, emerging from this extraordinary time that we are undergoing, is principally due to the experience and dedication of the NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA) professors and services.
The NOVA School of Science and Technology carefully monitors the developments related to COVID-19, with particular attention to the Government's recommendations on the measures to be implemented in the context of teaching, research, and social impact activities.