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Dubai Media INC – Homegrown Dubai 3D printing company pitches in to fight COVID-19

Company’s success story is a testament to Dubai’s rise as a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship

As Dubai battles the COVID-19 pandemic with comprehensive measures to safeguard the health and safety of its community, the emirate’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has come forward to support the fight on multiple fronts. A growing number of homegrown companies are pitching in to support the fight against the virus by contributing their innovation and advanced technologies.

3D Printing Media Network – Dubai Police provides 3D printed face shields to its frontline personnel combating COVID-19

As part of comprehensive precautionary measures against COVID-19, Dubai Police has provided 3D printed face shields to its frontline personnel working to combat COVID-19. Over 1,000 face shields have been provided to its officials at the forefront of fighting the pandemic.

Filamentive – The role of 3D printing during COVID-19 pandemic

On 3 March 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that severe and mounting disruption to the global supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) is putting lives at risk. The need for PPE for frontline workers is further exemplified by the fact that 10 percent and 20 percent of coronavirus cases are health care workers.

Deccan Hunt – UAE based 3D printing firm to make PPE for COVID-19

Dubai, May 10 () A UAE based 3D printing company has transformed its laboratories into a manufacturing hub to produce more than 1,000 reusable personal protective equipment for the frontline workers battling the deadly coronavirus in the country.

Proto21 would manufacture several other products such as ventilator splitters and valves for snorkel masks using bio-compatible and durable materials. Akram founded the company in May 2018 in partnership with Dubai Based Joseph Group and company and has been providing 3D printing services to a wide range of industries.