HMCare to develop a transparent surgical mask
Share this article
HMCare will launch the production of its HelloMask as of early 2021
For the past two years, the EPFL EssentialTech Center and Empa (Swiss federal materials-science center) have collaborated to develop a transparent mask to facilitate communication between caregivers and patients. The startup HMCare, created as a result of this project, has already raised CHF 1 million to plan the manufacturing process.
The product called HelloMask will be fully transparent, resistant and eco-friendly, as 99% of its composition will be from biomass. The production, initially set to take place in Asia, will most probably be set up in Switzerland.