Berytech has announced that it is welcoming in its Digital Fabrication Lab anyone and any team working on a Health Technology solution including Test Kits or Respiratory Devices or mobile applications for detection, tracing, and information sharing, that can respond immediately to the Coronavirus crisis and the current emergency medical needs for Lebanon.
Berytech will be supporting up to 5 projects with up to a $10,000 grant each to cover material used.
The Digital Fabrication Lab is housed in the Berytech innovation park in Mar Roukoz, and its team of engineers is ready to assist with using all the machines to develop the prototype of the solutions. The prototyping space has various digital fabrication tools, allowing anyone to design, engineer and produce almost anything. We believe that we can use the available resources and machinery we have to help limit the impact of the COVID19 virus.
The prototyping can be done for the following but not limited to:
The Berytech Fab Lab team is in contact with Helpful Engineering – a 5,000 strong volunteer organization, with engineers, scientists and doctors around the world. The team is also in contact with other initiatives, both local and in the Arab Region who are willing to support and help in terms of skills, expertise in the development and prototyping phase if needed.
There are currently three open calls for applications:
- IP Valorization Grants Program