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Controlling viral aerosols in COVID-19 and beyond

Project description

Better surgical safety in a pandemic

Viral aerosols are a critical risk for surgical teams in the time of COVID-19. Invisible viral aerosols are released by leaks around the trocars used in laparascopic surgery, and in patient breath/coughing during endoscopy. Unless these risks are addressed, normal surgical service is blocked across the health services. The PORSAV project uses innovative Schlieren imaging to capture and analyse data about aerosols and their distribution in the operating room. It introduces novel vacuum-driven medical devices to capture aerosols at the points of leakage, thus avoiding contamination of the operating room. Following clinical validation, the project delivers training to surgeons and distribution of the new technology, globally.

Call for proposal

H2020-SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2-CNECT
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Coordinator

PINTAIL LTD
Address
Springhill Avenue 77
A94 K542 Blackrock
Ireland
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 108 500

Participants (4)

PALLIARE LIMITED
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 924 525
Address
2 Grand Canal Square
D02 A342 Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 461 360
Address
Belfield
4 Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE CONTRE LES CANCERS DE L'APPAREIL DIGESTIF
France
EU contribution
€ 448 740
Address
Place De L'hopital 1
67091 Strasbourg Cedex
Activity type
Research Organisations
STERIPACK MEDICAL POLAND SP ZOO
Poland
EU contribution
€ 295 575
Address
Ul. Japonska 1 Leg
55 220 Jelcz Laskowice
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)