WCPO: UC helps Ohio company win FDA approval for ventilators
P&G employees develop low-cost ventilators with help from UC Biomedical Engineering and UC Health
A Cincinnati company received help from the University of Cincinnati to win federal regulatory approval for a new low-cost ventilator to treat patients with COVID-19, according to WCPO.
WCPO spoke to John Molander, president of Venti-Now, about the project to provide ventilators to hospitals to meet increased demand from the global pandemic.
UC Health and UC's College of Engineering and Applied Science helped provide medical testing and consultation to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration for the medical device.
The devices will be manufactured in Dayton and southeastern Indiana for distribution around the world.
Venti-Now is composed of former and current employees at Procter & Gamble Co.
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