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NASA selects 3 Indian companies to make COVID-19 ventilators

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New Delhi: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California on Friday (May 29, 2020) selected eight US manufacturers along with 13 International companies to make a new ventilator tailored for coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.

There were three Indian companies that were selected among the 13 International manufacturers from countries like Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Egypt, UAE, Turkey, and Malaysia.

1. Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd.

The device, called VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), was developed by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in just 37 days.