Laerdal Servi Ventilator

Laerdal Medical

The Laerdal Servi Ventilator is an emergency invasive ventilator designed and implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

Product description Brand name and product description

Developed in 2020 in response to the needs from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Laerdal Servi Ventilator is an emergency invasive ventilator designed not to replace existing ventilators in over-capacity hospitals, but to offer a supplemental technology in emergency situations. As such, the design features settings for sedated patients with respiratory failure, intended to be used over a relatively short period of time on the patient.

This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The device is designed for emergency use in hospitals in Norway, the United Kingdom, and other European nations.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product was implemented by the following organizations: the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, Edge Health Technologies AS, Laerdal Medical AS, and Servi AS.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Emergency invasive ventilators available in Europe

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Medical professionals in over-capacity hospitals with emergency situations in Europe.

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