Protective Face Shield

This is a easy to print and assemble face shield: You can get all details and .gcode files at Maybe check if your local hospitals are in need some for of these?

Ventilation - Emergency mask for hospital ventilators

There is a “ready to be printed” adapter to use a snorkelling mask as an oxygen mask. Hospitals can apply for printed parts! Makers are asked to help printing more parts! For more information please visit:

Coding - A free API for data on the Coronavirus

There is a nice API for accessing statistic data of Coronavirus: Access data on COVID19 through an easy API for free. Build dashboards, mobile apps or integrate in to other applications. Data is sourced from Johns Hopkins CSSE Built by Kyle Redelinghuys

Ventilation requirements - FACTS for Makers

There is finaly some secification what a emergency ventilation system MUST fulfill This is what makers MUST pay attention to.

Treatment - Recommendations from German GDP

There are official treatment recommendations from German “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie”  Recommendations for the treatment of respiratory complications in case of a virus- pandemic In case of a viral pandemic without availability of effective vaccination, one can expect to be faced with additional 250 to 300 new admissions per hospital per week given the worst case scenario. Major complications are expected to occur in the respiratory system with the focus on viral pneumonia often complicated by bacterial superinfection.

Filter - ist HEPA good enough?

A lot of people engage in projects working on masks to protect themselves or others from COVID-19. There is lots of discussion about what kind of filtermaterial to use. The filtermaterial you want to use might depend on the type of risk you want to minimise. If you want others to be protected from you coughing at them a different kind of mask might be sufficient than protecting you from inhaling virus.


The Corona crisis surprised many of us in their drama. In many of us, however, it also aroused the desire to bring itself in and to support it with knowledge, ideas, skill, production-knowledge and time. We keep hearing and reading about the lack of everything in the medical field. Staff shortages on the one hand, but also equipment and protective equipment on the other. Unfortunately, structural problems can hardly be solved quickly.