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IIT Kanpur partners ICICI Securities for producing affordable ventilators

To meet this growing demand for ventilators, it is deemed vital that the country's innovators and experts work together to develop affordable and simple solutions

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According to reports, one out of every six 6 coronavairus patients develops acute breathing difficulties | Photo credit: IIT Kanpur website

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
ICICI Securities, a division of the private sector banking and investment conglomerate ICICI Group, has joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, and Nocca Robotics as a ‘technology development partner’ for the development of invasive, affordable and indigenised ventilators for the treatment of critical Covid-19 patients.
 
IIT-Kanpur, along with Nocca Robotics, a start-up incubated at Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre, IIT Kanpur, has joined hands with bio-medical engineers, doctors, R&D leaders, supply chain, medtech business heads etc, to work on developing an affordable mechanical ventilator.
 
According to reports, one out of every six 6 coronavairus patients develops

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 6:52 PM IST

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