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Makers at Something Labs manufacture impermeable gowns for healthcare workers.

Apply Now for the $5,000 Maker Cohort Grant

By Grants, Makers

Are you a maker looking for a way to support frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Get Us PPE is launching a Maker Cohort Grant program to kickstart DIY manufacturing groups interested in making and distributing impermeable gowns. Each group selected will receive $5,000 in funding to manufacture this essential protective equipment.  How are impermeable gowns made? Impermeable gowns are worn by healthcare workers to protect their skin and clothing from exposure to patients’ bodily fluids. Something Labs, a California-based coalition of engineers, designers, and machinists (and generous co-sponsor of this grant), has released open-source plans for complete fabrication and…

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