Coronavirus: Skyre develops advanced oxygen concentration module


Connecticut-based clean energy company Skyre, is developing a system that concentrates oxygen from air to supply medical-grade oxygen to meet the needs of coronavirus patients.

SKYRE’s solid-state oxygen concentrator will serve as a low-cost, efficient, and portable oxygen generation system for use in hospitals and also home applications where patients have respiratory conditions.

The system stems from a previous partnership with NASA, when it was built to make pure oxygen from spacecraft cabin air with the intended use for medical traumas on decade-long space missions.

“We’ve spoken with doctors, nurses and hospital facility managers about their current need for oxygen supply given the sharp influx of coronavirus patients,” said Dr. Trent Molter, CEO of Skyre.

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