The discarded mask symbolizes the necessity of the remask project


The Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force

reMask is a national working group, collaborating with the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force (NCS-TF) and is supported by Innosuisse and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Their experts support authorities, hospitals and the industry in their mission to supply hospitals, professionals, and the population in Switzerland with masks of sufficient quality during the COVID-19 crisis. The work is focused on the following tasks:

  • Processing of scientific data to define the optimal conditions for wearing masks.

  • Establish national mask quality testing structures and procedures for the import of masks and the new production of masks in Switzerland.

  • Propose a contingency plan in case of mask shortage for healthcare professional by enabling them to reuse their masks with minimal risk.

  • Supporting the Swiss industry to produce masks against COVID-19 with a quality label.

  • Coordinating the key players such as the research, medical and industrial sectors and authorities.

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