Rocket start-up Skyrora shifts production to hand sanitizer and face masks for coronavirus response

Rocket start-up Skyrora shifts production to hand sanitizer and face masks for coronavirus response

Among the more recent companies attempting to sign up with the rarified group of personal space launch startups actually flying payloads to orbit has actually redirected its entire UK-based manufacturing capacity towards COVID-19 reaction. Skyrora, which is based in Edinburgh, Scotland, is answering the call of the UK government and the NHS to manufacturers to do what they […] For now, though, Skyrora will be focusing full on constructing hand sanitizer, its very first effort to support the COVID-19 reaction. In addition to sanitizer, Skyrora is now in talks with the Scottish Federal government to see where 3D-printed protective face masks may have a helpful effect on making sure health employee safety. …

CO2-based vodka startup Air Co. fully redirects its tech to making hand sanitizer for donation

CO2-based vodka startup Air Co. fully redirects its tech to making hand sanitizer for donation

A NYC-based startup that developed technology that extracts carbon dioxide from the air and combines it with water to create vodka has redirected its entire production capacity toward producing hand sanitizer, every bottle of which will be donated through collaboration with NYC officials, and potentially to local restaurants who employ delivery personnel providing critical service […] …