EpiGuard is the winner of the Oslo Innovation Award 2021
Medical technology startup EpiGuard selected as the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Oslo Innovation Award
Press release Oslo, Norway, 27th September 2021 – Oslo Innovation Week, on behalf of the City of Oslo and Innovation Norway, is proud to announce medical technology startup, EpiGuard (www.epiguard.com), as the recipient of the 2021 Oslo Innovation Award. Presented during the first day of
Isolation pod helps save lives and protects air ambulance staff
Thanks to donations, Luxembourg Air Rescue was able to commission an EpiShuttle for their helicopters last year. The much-needed isolation stretcher allows for fast and safe transport of Covid-19 patients to hospitals, even across borders.
Isolation pod can help cruise set sail once again
As the cruise industry prepares to resume operation, it is making necessary changes to rebuild trust and confidence from passengers, governments and crewmembers. Safety policies, practices and equipment are put in to place to mitigate the risk of virus spreading onboard.
The U.S. Embassy in Latvia donates EpiShuttles to State Emergency Medical Services
The U.S Embassy in Latvia has donated two EpiShuttles to State Emergency Medical Services. These are the first EpiShuttles to be stationed in Latvia.
The Royal Canadian Air Force launches new weapon to fight pandemics
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) implements 15 EpiShuttles to transport infectious patients by air.
Busy year for German DRF Luftrettung with massive demand for safe corona transport
Last year DRF Luftrettung performed 662 coronavirus missions, with 330 patients transported by air. Their EpiShuttles play an important role in their comprehensive hygiene concept and are investments in the safety and health of both patients and crew.
How Air Alliance Medflight transports corona patients all over the world
Through both sandstorms and looming thunder, severely ill corona patients have been safely transported all over the world. Since Air Alliance Medflight procured EpiShuttle, the company has completed more than 30 flights to almost 20 different countries, largely in Africa and Central Asia.
EpiShuttle has landed in Spain
Direx announced today that the first EpiShuttle has arrived in Spain, for evaluation from professional caretakers and medical transport.
Canada launches EpiShuttles in the fight against the corona virus
Keewatin Air is now ready to deploy the isolation pod EpiShuttle, for safe transportation of contagious patients. The past week Keewatin staff and hospital staff at the Health Sciences Centre’s simulation lab and Stretcher Service of Manitoba have gone through extensive training including trial runs in using the EpiShuttle.
€ 220 million EU commitment to safe COVID patient transport needs fast track
Safe transport of contagious patients is essential to in order to utilize hospital capacity during the second wave of Covid19. Today President Ursula von der Leyen announced that the European Commission are making € 220 million available to finance safe cross-border transfers of patients. Industry encourage the EU to make financing available as fast as possible
Massive demand for FAI Air Ambulance’s corona transport
FAI is one of the world’s leading global provider of aviation services, logging far above 10 000 hours per year flying air ambulance missions. Since March FAI has performed almost 70 flights of covid-19 patients in 47 countries with the single patient isolation and transport system EpiShuttle.
L’EpiShuttle est présente à la Convention Nationale de l’Ambulance et de la Mobilité Sanitaire
Les 24 et 25 septembre l’EpiShuttle est présente à la Convention Nationale de l’Ambulance et de la Mobilité Sanitaire, au Parc Floral de Paris. La convention est organisée par la Chambre Nationale des Services d’Ambulances et la Fédération Nationale de la Mobilité Sanitaire.
The Greek ambulance service EKAB acquires EpiShuttles
Generous donations made by companies and individuals funded seven state-of-the-art isolation pods for COVID-19 patient transport in Greece.
Isolation pods make Greek islands safe
The Greek ambulance service, EKAB, acquired seven top modern isolation pods, known as EpiShuttle, from the generous donations made to them.
First EpiShuttle has landed in France
The isolation pod known as the EpiShuttle has finally reached France for evaluation from professional caretakers and medical transport.
LifePort announces Distributor Agreement with EpiGuard
LifePort announced today that they have signed an agreement with EpiGuard (Fredrikstad, Norway) to distribute the EpiShuttle in the United States and Canada.
Four European countries deploy EpiShuttle to rescue covid-19 patients
Three leading European Air Forces have deployed single patient isolation pods to rescue covid-19 patients from remote areas. In record time, the EpiShuttle is now in service with The Royal Air Force in Scotland, The Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Royal Danish Air Force and the German Air Ambulance DRF.
Massive surge in demand for isolation pod
Demand for the EU recognized isolation pod EpiShuttle has increased by almost 18 times during the last two weeks. Now the Norwegian company EpiGuard scales up production to meet global surge in demand for safe patient transport.
Safe transport can become a bottleneck in the fight against the coronavirus
Pandemics require much complicated patient logistics. Safe transport of contagious patients may be essential in handling the epidemic. At EpiGuard, doctors and engineers have developed the EpiShuttle. The isolation stretcher ensures the safe transport of contagious patients and the safety of health professionals while allowing critical treatment of the patient along the way.