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Coronavirus: Semmelweis Uni Receives First Hungarian Ventilators

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.03.05.

The first ten Hungarian-developed ventilators have been delivered to Semmelweis University, the innovation and technology ministry said on Thursday.

The ventilators, which were developed in a joint project by the university and several investors, will ensure personalised support for patients suffering from breathing difficulties, the ministry’s statement said.

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The project was a recipient of the government’s research and development funding, set up last year with a 3 billion forint (EUR 8.2m) framework to support projects aiding protection efforts against the coronavirus pandemic. The ministry has supported some 30 such projects since last spring, the statement said.

Featured photo by Attila Kovács/Semmelweis University