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Covid-19 product specifications

Posted on 01/04/2020

Specifications for any company wishing to manufacture ventilators/CPAP machines, PPE, or diagnostic tests.

These specifications cover most manufactured health products relating to Covid-19.

If you run a company that is interested in manufacturing in this area and would like advice on following these or applying for related funding, please contact our Health and/or Manufacturing teams and consult our round-up of regulatory guidance. You may also find our Covid-19 funding round-up useful.

Most recent update: 9th April 2020.


Specifications supplied by the UK government

Specification for Ventilators (Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator System – RMVS)

Specification for Rapidly Manufactured CPAP System

Technical Specifications for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Initial specifications for tests and testing kits and advice for members of the public


Further information from KTN
Covid-19 hub page
Covid-19 funding round-up
Covid-19: response from KTN
Covid-19: round-up of initiatives and resources
Covid-19 National Contact points
Covid-19 – Help and support for businesses
Covid-19: regulatory guidance