The Neovent is a low-cost hydrostatic dual pressure ventilator.
Nepal, KenyaInterview with representative
The product is in the clinical trial phase, so there is no distribution as of yet. They plan to do a market launch in 2019. Interview with representative
100 USDInterview with representative
Goal 3: Good health and well-being
This product is a prototype. The designers constructed it in Dr. Peter Gustafson’s lab in WMU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
A patent was filed for Neovent. Interview with representative
The product is currently in clinical trials and not yet available for purchase. The projected market launch is planned for 2019. Interview with representative
20 machines are being tested in Nepal and an additional 2 are in trials in Kenya. Interview with representative
List or none.
Continuous, Recharging only, None, Other
The Neovent is an infant ventilator which delivers dual level treatment. It does so by collecting bubbles, rising due to buoyancy, venting the bubbles and sinking. This cycle then repeats.
Technical support is provided by the manufacturer while the product undergoes clinical trials. Interview with representative
Replacement components are not yet available.
The Neovent can support 4 patients per device and run continuously for one month.
– With training, local staff should be able to set up the Neovent in under 2 minutes, 30 seconds
– 4 patients per device
– 6 PI testing nodes
The product is currently in clinical trials in Kenya and Nepal.
John S, John A, Steiner A. NeoVent: Global Low Cost, Low-Tech Respiratory Support for Infants. Michigan Journal of Medicine. 2018;3(1).
The device is undergoing clinical trials.
The product is featured as 2018 National iShow winner.
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