Code Life Ventilator Challenge

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, an international design contest to put an end to the global ventilator shortage and save lives.


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Haply wins the CODE LiFE Ventilator Challenge 

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (RI-MUHC), in partnership with the McGill Faculty of Engineering, are pleased to announce the winner team of the CODE LiFE Ventilator Challenge (CLVC): team Haply from Montreal! The Haply design was selected on the balance of simplicity in design and operation, as well as cost of production and ease of training. In addition, the judges were impressed by the versatility and anticipated robustness of the design.



The Finalists

Selected for their ingenious, reliable and low-cost designs, the 3 winning prototypes have left their mark on our panel of experts. At last, meet the individuals behind the machines, and take a peek at their ventilator designs!