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First NOTUS ventilator rolls off Planet Innovation’s production line

Roger LangsdonMarketing Director

The first NOTUS Vivere emergency invasive ventilator has been produced at the Planet Innovation manufacturing facility.

Supported by the Australian Government, the Victorian Government and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre, the program kicked off in early April and involves an Australian consortium manufacturing a Smiths Medical certified ventilator design to help fight the coronavirus pandemic by boosting the stockpiles of lifesaving medical equipment.

2,000 ventilators are scheduled for delivery to the Federal Health Department by the end of July.

The NOTUS Emergency Invasive Ventilator Program, led by Grey Innovation, involves a collaboration of companies including:
ANCA CNC Machines, Robert Bosch Australia, Braemac, Circuitwise Electronics Manufacturing, Dolphin, Fairmont Medical, GoProto, Hosico Group, Hydronic Seals Australia, Hydrix, Jehbco Silicone Specialists, Luna Nameplate Industries, Marand, Markerry Industries, Medmont, Mills Ormiston Rubber, Mo Milling, National Industries, Planet Innovation, Romar Engineering, Sciflo, Shotton Group, Smiths Medical, Stug Australia, and Swinburne University of Technology.

Roger Langsdon Marketing Director
Roger Langsdon

Roger is the Marketing Director at Planet Innovation and a specialist marketing and communications professional with a focus on growing an organization’s reputation and revenue through strategic marketing and high-impact communications.

Roger Langsdon

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