23 April 2020 – Researchers form coalition to develop new mask types and technologies for reusing existing protective materials

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Research and Development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: SBFI and EMPA

Overview: Coalition of Swiss State Secretariat for STI (SBFI) and EMPA (federally funded research institution) to make new mask types and reuse existing protective material
Full details here: https://www.admin.ch/gov/de/start/dokumentation/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-78883.html

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, International – academic
Evidence/Justification: please read https://www.newsd.admin.ch/newsd/message/attachments/61040.jpg