Get Us PPE is launching a grant program and curriculum-based cohort to make and distribute disposable gowns. Here’s how you can apply!
While Karina’s movement to make 3D-printed PPE began with a dream, a basement, and a lot of time while sheltering-in-place, now her accolades are high.
Did you or your maker group produce PPE or other medical supplies at any time during the coronavirus pandemic? Open Source Medical Supplies (OSMS) and Nation of Makers (NOM) want to hear from you.
Are you a maker looking to support frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Get Us PPE is launching a $5,000 Maker Cohort Grant program to kickstart DIY manufacturing groups for impermeable gowns.
By Unnati Gupta As the country begins to reopen, the need for PPE has become masked and underrepresented. What started out as a shortage of N-95 masks has turned into an urgent need for gowns and shields. Something Labs, a nonprofit organization started in San Francisco and dedicated to providing PPE to essential workers, recognized the need for individuals providing PPE to understand and adapt to the changes in demand. Their story stems from a passion to share knowledge, resources, and hope. When Eda Altiok (who has worked with GetUsPPE as a partnership lead since March) and her housemates heard…
The small but powerful nonprofit maker group Artisan’s Asylum in Somerville, Massachusetts researched production lines and used their Get Us PPE grant to produce gowns for healthcare workers.
Ian Charnas, the engineer and popular podcaster for makers, is mass-producing face shields and sharing his design while also raising money for Get Us PPE in his signature way.
Open Works mobilized makers under a “Makers Unite” initiative to 3D print face shields from locations all around Maryland using a special system of collaboration.
A maker is anyone who creates, builds, or innovates. During the COVID-19 crisis, being a maker means you can help save lives by producing PPE for frontline workers.
One of the largest and most established makerspaces in the country, NOVA Labs is gaining attention as an innovative personal protective equipment (PPE) supplier. Located in Reston, VA, a town west of Washington, D.C., NOVA Labs is helping its community fight COVID-19 by creating in-demand PPE using creative techniques like 3D printing. Local Firefighters Ask NOVA Labs for Help Producing Life-Saving PPE Equipment One of the ways that NOVA Labs has helped the community is by supplying innovative devices to firefighters likely to come in contact with COVID-19 during their service. The collaboration between NOVA Labs and the D.C. Fire…