Looking for the open source creative power, to create and innovate PPE Face Masks for everyday use, for local manufacture where it’s needed.
Join the design competition with prizes worth 10.000 € now!

 – Design competition submission deadline extended to 3rd May –


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StopTheDrop non profit initiative

The world is facing a global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) masks.

We are calling on designers, engineers and creatives to design a facemask for mass production.

Worldwide lack of PPE masks
One of the most pressing problems in the crisis

Join the competition

Use our prototype design and start designing, or build from scratch

Build your facemask
Submit your prototype design through our website

Prizes worth 10.000 €
Help save lives and take your chance to win

Initiative Aim

We are asking for people to design and produce affordable, easy to replicate facemasks, which can be easily replicated and mass-produced. that are available to anyone, allowing crucial resources to be directed back to the frontline workers.

Facemask MAF1 Prototype

Using a coffee filter, we have created a prototype.

About The Competition

Hear from Ingo Aicher, MD at Jones AV, as he explains a bit about the initiative and how you can get involved.

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