The Ventilator Project

AIRA Contact Solution Provider

Solution Overview & Benefits

Information updated: May 18th 2020

This is a Bellows device

This is a ventilator designed specifically for the COVID-19 response to be manufactured and deployed as soon as possible. The target price point is $5,000.

Specs Summary:

  • The Aira is now in production.
  • This is a Pressure Regulated Volume Control (PRVC) device, a Volume Control (VCV) device, and a Pressure Support (PSV)
  • Mean Airway Pressure of 0-70 cmH20
  • 1.8 litre air volume.
  • Battery Backup of 10hrs
  • Screen size of 7in displaying
    • Breath Rate
    • PEEP
    • Peak Inspiratory Pressure
    • Mean Airway Pressure
    • Graphic Waveforms
  • Controls include
    • Breath Rate
    • PEEP
    • FIO2
    • I:E Ratio
    • Inspiratory Time
    • Pressure Control
    • Pressure Support
    • Tidal Volume

(The project specs have not been released. TEL has reached out to the team to gather more information asap)

History & Development

The Ventilator Project is a nonprofit organization in the USA. It was founded by a team from Watertown Robotics and now boasts over 250 remote volunteers in the team.

New volunteers can sign up via their website. Interested manufacturers can also contact the team via the website.

THIS DEVICE IS NOT APPROVED FOR CLINICAL USE YET but is currently undergoing but is currently undergoing review through the EUA authority.


Publicly available: No
Countries where available: USA - The Ventilator Project is seeking Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA.
Price range: Over 200 USD
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: yes

Additional Information

Solution Providers Website (external link)


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