“In one week, the team defined, developed and manufactured 5 units which meet all requirements and are ready for manufacturing and clinical phase.”
Einat – Project leader, Rafael
Dr. Yaron – Technical leader, Rafael
Yoav – Mechanical leader, Rafael
Itai – System engineer, Rafael
Prof, Sharon Anav – Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem
Dr. Zeev Sunis – Galil Medical Center, Nahariya
Zriha Hlavin Industries
Covid 19 Sprint Team
Protecting medical staff from contamination caused by constant contact with ventilated covid-19 patients.
Quick development and manufacturing of CPAP-NIV "helmet"-like masks, based on clinically used components.
5 prototypes have been initially tested in labs and hospitals with good performance results (0 leaks, safety performance as required).
The Ministry of Health has approved a short "special" clinical trial to confirm safety. The trial will take place in Shaare Zedek Jerusalem.
The product is ready for production by a certified medical device manufacturer – Zriha Halavin Industries and Supergum.
Next steps include conducting the clinical trial to confirm safety, receive approval and financing from the Ministry of Health, and then start manufacturing in order to supply to hospitals.