Business in Vancouver

2020-03-27

With supply chains in flux and large gatherings banned across North America, Corbin Lowe sees throngs of idling manufacturing plants soon being revived in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The CEO of Vancouver-based Ocalink has spent just over a week working with a team of engineers, suppliers and manufacturers on a strategy to assemble ventilators that are much less complex than current models but meet current medical standards.

His team built the device with input from Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to ensure it meets all the needs of health-care professionals dealing with the pandemic.

For the complete news article, go to https://www.bctechnology.com/news/2020/3/31/Vancouver-Based-Think-Tank-Startup-Produces-Ventilator-Prototype-in-Six-Days-Plans-to-Build-1-Million-Ventilators-in-90-Days.cfm

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