AutoVENT Foundation

The Mission

To deploy an automatic bag ventilation machine (ABVM) to help as many patients and caregivers as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Vision

Increase access to emergency ventilation by open source sharing of our ABVM design and production documentation and through partnerships to facilitate rapid production and distribution worldwide.

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  • The Mission

    To deploy an automatic bag ventilation machine (ABVM) to help as many patients and caregivers as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The Vision

    Increase access to emergency ventilation by open source sharing of our ABVM design and production documentation and through partnerships to facilitate rapid production and distribution worldwide.

    Watch the full story here


  • Background:

    Developed by the non-profit AutoVENT Foundation, comprised of a team of aerospace controls, mechanical and reliability engineers from BETA Technologies Inc. Clinical oversight provided by several UVMMC Clinicians.

    Current Status:

    Engineering units have completed thermal and stress runs with reliability tests ongoing. Production of first 50 units is planned for mid-April with scale up plans underway. We are in the process of working with the FDA to receive Emergency Use Authorization for the Automated Bag Valve Machine in the near future. Further, we expect to publish open source design & BOM in mid-May.

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