Official communication


  • Cerveceria Nacional Finances the Manufacture of Emergency-Use VentilatorsApril 22, 2021 - 4:31 pm

    April 2021.- Cervecería Nacional, in alliance with Openventi, joints the financing of 200 mechanical respirators. The ventilators have the academic endorsement of ESPOL and are being used by hospitals nationwide. The Emergency-Use Ventilators manufactured by Openventi are for compassionate use, this means that they are a last resort resource in patients with Covid-19 who are […]

  • Ecuador’s Vice President visits OPENVENTIApril 14, 2020 - 9:29 am

    On Sunday, April 12, we were visited by the Vice President of the Republic of Ecuador, Otto Sonnenholzner and the Minister of Public Health Dr. Juan Carlos Zevallos. The government officials had the opportunity to see our prototype respirator, the same one that is being tested with an artificial lung and has been operating for […]

  • We reached the first goal, now we go for 1000 moreApril 8, 2020 - 3:50 pm

    Just 19 days ago, on March 21, Openventi, a citizen initiative of professionals from Ecuador and other countries, started a project to manufacture artificial ventilators. Openventi, has reached some initial objectives: definition of technical design and procurement of components; prototype assembly and initial tests with an artificial lung. At the same time, Openventi has been […]

  • Salvar Vidas Ecuador acquires 100 ventilatorsApril 2, 2020 - 8:45 pm

    Salvar Vidas Ecuador, a group formed by the civil society of Ecuador to gather resources and efforts in the fight against Covid-19, has joined the Openventi campaign, acquiring 100 artificial ventilators. As the product passes the relevant certifications, the aforementioned group will support the construction of thousands of more artificial ventilators, which will help Ecuador […]

  • Openventi underway, validation processApril 2, 2020 - 4:04 pm

    After the first design of the project, yesterday, we conducted validation consultations with experts in the field of respiration to verify that the design variables are applicable and if adjustments are necessary, in order to arrive at a test prototype. The validation result was positive, to the point that we have added two more valuable […]

  • Electronic circuitry designApril 2, 2020 - 3:49 pm

    UPDATE March 25, 2020 Very late in the morning, but we have finished the design of the electronic circuitry for our RESPIRATOR for # COVID19. Excited. We have based it on the Yubox project that already had base information.  

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers will audit contributions to the Openventi projectMarch 31, 2020 - 4:08 pm

    The team in charge of financing the Openventi project considers it of utmost importance to TRANSPARENT all the work being done to manufacture respirators. The voluntary and disinterested contribution of hundreds of people is a valuable resource that we take very seriously and responsibly. For this reason, we have asked the prestigious auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers […]

  • First DesignMarch 25, 2020 - 3:50 pm

    UPDATE March 25, 2020 After many hours of intense work from ALL the team, we have the first design of our respirator for #COVID19 Applause to the GREAT team that has donated their time designing circuits, software, pneumatics, apps, firmware, simulations, etc.

  • Update on Electronic CardMarch 22, 2020 - 11:27 am

    Sunday, March 23, 2020 UPDATE: The electronic card is almost finished designing, tomorrow we will coordinate the development of the graphical interface and we will make a couple of decisions about pumping. We are working on the pedestal and aesthetic things too. THANKS TO ALL THE HANDS OF THE PROJECT!

  • 1st general scheme of the solutionMarch 22, 2020 - 11:21 am

    Design scheme of the proposed solution

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