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We had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Michael Poulton, CEO of the Community for Ballarat, on his involvement with the creation of the GeVentor. He spoke with us about the collaboration within the Ballarat community, the role he took in the early design days of...
Gekko’s innovation and design team, led by Sandy Gray is delighted to announce that Gekko Medical has received an order from the Victorian State Government for 170 ventilators.
Gekko receives the go-ahead to produce Australian-designed lifesaving ventilators
Prior to Stage 3 lockdowns in Ballarat, the GeVentor underwent usability testing in collaboration with BIRCH, Deakin University, and anaesthetist Doug Paxton the medical training facility at Ballarat Base Hospital.
Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Trade, Tourism & Investment at Australian Parliament, Simon Birmingham, says the following about the GeVentor: Many businesses around Australia have done an incredible job to pivot their skills to fit the needs of...
In only six weeks since the agreement was signed with the
Victorian Government, the GeVentor project team has achieved its goal of developing a ventilator.
The Gekko team were delighted to be advised yesterday that the Victorian government had committed funds to preparing the Gekko ventilator design for manufacturing readiness.
A group of collaborators in Ballarat have formed a response group seeking to both deliver a viable and suitable ventilator for both local use and potential global application.