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Cambridge Independent: Volunteers make thousands of face shields for NHS staff


Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are leading volunteer effort ShieldNHS to make thousands of face shields for hospital staff. Lucy Jung, co-founder of a medical device start-up Charco, that is currently on Accelerate Cambridge programme, recently approached US company Delve. The company had designed the Badger Shield and has now established an open sourced design for which was simple, scalable and a safe solution for protecting those in the fight against Covid-19. The first 2,000 shields have been already delivered to Addenbrooke’s and Papworth Hospital on 31 March. ShieldNHS is hoping to manufacture 40,000 shields in the coming weeks.

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