MVM Ventilator

Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM)

A mechanical ventilator designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

Product description Brand name and product description

The MVM Ventilator is a mechanical invasive ventilator that was designed for mass production in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ventilator is nearing the end of its prototyping and testing phase as of 2020 and the manufacturer has plans to deliver 10,000 ventilators to Canada in 2021.

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)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

6000 USD for the product, 60 USD for consumables, 600 USD for accessories

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

Rapidly designed, mechanical ventilators

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)

Trained healthcare workers

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