was rapidly developed in March-April 2020.
- was rapidly developed by a large team of students, alumni & doctorandi at the VUB, with support from Flanders Make & industry
- was developed and built in a small series between March 14th and April 20th, in answer to a call for a projected need for emergency ventilators in Belgium
- is built around a reusable ambu bag, actuated by a DAF or VOLVO windscreen wiper motor
- uses parts and sensors from non-medical industries, that are available in large quantities without competing with the production of existing machines
- has a 3D-printed sensor module, with pressure and flow sensors.
- uses an Arduino-based motherboard
- is controlled through a graphical interface on a laptop, where the laptop and the motherboard serve as each others watchdog
- uses 3D-printed and lasercut parts, to allow for rapid manufacturing