ALTUM grants a EUR 100,000 loan for the production of Shield48 face shields
Altum piešķir aizdevumu Shield48 100 000 EUR apmērā

ALTUM grants a EUR 100,000 loan for the production of Shield48 face shields

Latvian Development finance institution ALTUM has granted a 100,000 EUR loan to Shield48, which manufactures and supplies face shields to medical professionals during the COVID-19 health crisis. The project loan…

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Shield48 face shield design to everyone
Shield48 sejas vairogu dizains ir pieejams ikvienam GrabGAD

Shield48 face shield design to everyone

We have made our Shield48 face shield design accessible to everyone. If you want to create your own face shield, please visit GrabCAD repository. Thanks to everyone who supported us…

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Let’s get technical with the help of Ventspils!
Ventspils Tehnikums iesaistas Shield48 sejas vairogu razosana

Let’s get technical with the help of Ventspils!

Ventspils Technical School Ventspils tehnikums has also joined our decentralized network of face shield manufacturers! Equipped with 3D printers and CNC machines, the school is perfectly capable to work as…

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Shield48 on Latvian Radio (audio)
Didzis Dejus pastāstīja Latvijas Radio raidījumā Zināmais Nezināmajā. Kā radās Shield48 komanda un kā mēs tikām līdz sejas vairoga risinājumam? Ar ko tas atšķiras no citiem līdzīgiem vairogiem?

Shield48 on Latvian Radio (audio)

"If someone told us at the beginning of the hackathon that we would win and get up to 10,000 face shield purchases, we wouldn't believe it. But it was not…

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Helping our neighbours in Estonia and Lithuania
Palīdzam mūsu kaimiņiem Lietuvā un Igaunijā ar sejas vairogu piegādi Image source Shutterstock ID:47039254

Helping our neighbours in Estonia and Lithuania

We have received several orders coming both from Estonia and Lithuania. Being the good neighbours we always have been, we will do our best to provide our Baltic brothers and…

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Contract with National Health Service for the production of 10,000 shields
Latvijas Nacionālais veselības dienests noslēdzis līgumu par Shield48 sejas vairogu iegādi

Contract with National Health Service for the production of 10,000 shields

On Tuesday, March 24, we signed a contract with the  Latvian National Health Service  to manufacture 10,000 face shields. The Latvian Medical Association (Latvijas Ārstu biedrība, LĀB) helps with the process coordination.…

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One of our first testers was “Rimi Latvija”
Rimi Latvija sniedza iespēju masveidā testēt Shield48 sejas maskas Rimi veikalos

One of our first testers was “Rimi Latvija”

Rimi Latvija was among the first and Shield48 face shield testers. Collaboration with Rimi started while the team was still participating in the Latvian virtual hackathon HackForce. In order to…

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