Open Source Face Mask Challenge 😷

Open Source Face Mask Challenge 😷

#maskchallenge

The goal is to gather, test and validate the best open source face mask designs, with the aid of experts and the community

Created on: March 21, 2020

by Thomas Landrain, Antonio Mangiapane

Participating to challenge(s): Evaluation and Validation of Open Source Solutions, Covid19 Prevention

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Welcome to the Open Source Face Mask Challenge!


Goals:

1. Select the best designs by evaluating them thanks to the global community and experts from the OpenCovid19 Initiative.

2. Have the best designs manufactured by our partners and have them tested by health professionals.

3. Keep the mask designs that really work and share this information massively to manufacturers.


Join our discussions on the OpenCovid19 slack in the #proj-mask-team channel

👉 slack


Link to the list of existing designs:

👉 https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1e81ceSrVT6Bl4UaS1SxIUUUzgZAdkIstU7Hzot08Ld8/edit#gid=0


Link to the evaluation form:

👉 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZc1hxgx2-ObcqODuML4OEQNrw2TEtxdbOu75x_upr5fUeVw/viewform


PHASE 1 - GATHERING ALL EXISTING DESIGNS

The deadline for this phase is Tuesday 24/03. Listing in a unique document (linked above) all the mask designs submitted by the contributors.


PHASE 2 - EVALUATING THE DESIGNS

The deadline for this phase is Sunday 29/03. Evaluating all the designs gathered and choosing the ones that best fit the criteria.


PHASE 3 - TESTING THE BEST DESIGNS

Manufacturing and performing a first test campaign on the picked designs.


PHASE 4 - SUBMISSION TO AUTHORITIES FOR APPROVAL

Submitting the best design(s) to authorities in order for them to be approved for medical use.


PHASE 5 - MASS MANUFACTURING

Launching the mass production of the approved mask(s) with the aid of industrial partners and contributors.

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