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IIT Kanpur goes for commercial production of O2 concentrators

Transfers indigenous tech to Bengaluru based manufacturer

IIT Kanpur goes for commercial production of O2 concentrators
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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Amid the probable third wave jitters, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has gone for the commercial production of its indigenously developed oxygen concentrators named ‘Sanjeevani’.

In order to reach commercial scale for benefiting the public at large, the premier organisation on Tuesday transferred and licensed the technology to Bengaluru based Albot Technologies Pvt Ltd by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the company.

Anticipating the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic and to maintain adequate supply of oxygen, a team of IIT Kanpur scientists had developed the O2 concentrator to generate the commodity at affordable cost whenever required and thus

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First Published: Aug 17 2021 | 4:45 PM IST

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