26 May 2020

The power supplies provided with PNEUMA passed the electromagnetic compatibility tests carried out at IEP 

Installation of pressure sensors and firmware update, and verification of the adequate functioning of the first 49 units scheduled for delivery to ARS Norte

21 May 2020
18 and 20 May 2020

Arrival of the remaining 46 units of the first scheduled delivery of 49 units

Delivery of the first three units (from 200) by the company SELT, PNEUMA #014, #015 and #016

14 May 2020
5 May 2020

Shipping of material for the production of 200 units during the month of May, at SELT

Official visit to IEP for electromagnetic compatibility, electrical safety and fire/heat resistance testing. PNEUMA complies with the class A limits of EN55011 (referenced by the EMC product standard EN60601-1-2). All materials used passed the fire and heat tests, according to the conditions they’re installed.

30 April 2020
23 April 2020

Use of spirometer to calibrate the volume of inspiration, with the support of the Centro de Simulação Biomédica da FMUP.

Arrival of the pre-series of six units produced by the company SELT

21 April 2020
14 April 2020

Presentation of the iVenti project – based on PNEUMA – in Morocco 

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Shipping of material for the production of a pre-series of six PNEUMA units at SELT (Coimbra)

11 April 2020
9 April 2020

Presentation on the development of the PNEUMA project, at ARS Norte. Expression of interest in the supply of 200 units, scheduled for delivery in May

Demonstration of the first Vita prototype – based on PNEUMA – at INESC P&D Brasil.

INESC P&D BrasilFASTEN Vita Project

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8 April 2020
7 April 2020

Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Ana Mendes Godinho, Minister of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security (MTSSS), and Ana Abrunhosa, Minister for Territorial Cohesion (MCT), visited INESC TEC/FEUP

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Launch of the website  pneuma.inesctec.pt

6 April 2020
2 April 2020

Test at the simulation centre of Porto University Hospital Centre (Santo António Hospital)

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Emergency ventilator “christened” as “PNEUMA 

26 March 2020
25 March 2020

Demonstration of the second prototype, designed for modular assembly through laser cutting and 3D printing. Demonstration of different types of interface.

Conclusion of the proof of concept, followed by the assembly and demonstration of the first prototype after three days

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19 March 2020
16 March 2020

First meeting of the PNEUMA team, at FEUP

First meeting at ARS Norte. The challenge: develop an automatic actuator for self-inflating bags, similar to that presented by Rice University in 2019

15 March 2020