Budapest University of Technology and Economics is also among the 10 universities from 7 European countries, who take part in EELISA, which won a 5 million euro support for joint trainings.
Apart from saving lives, the device, developed in record time through the cooperation of two BME faculties, can be used for other therapeutic indications.
Orbiting the Earth at a height of 350 km for six months, SMOG-P monitors a circular area with a diameter of 4000 km. Using the signals captured by its antenna from this area, it has already made 2000 measurements.
Two faculties at BME worked together to create a prototype suitable for invasive and non-invasive ventilation in an extremely short time, with mass production to make the first 1000 devices already begun.
The lab intends to catalyze the acceptance and penetration of self-driving vehicles and related technologies.
Upon finishing their studies at BME's English-language bachelor's and master's programmes, close to a hundred students received their diplomas at the graduation ceremony.