Development of facial mask with humidity saturation signalling

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HydroMask aims to develop solutions for signalling humidity saturation in personal protective equipment, allowing the user to easily understand when it is necessary to replace his mask, contributing to greater efficiency concerning community protection, reinforcing the combating COVID-19.

Main goals

  1. Development and integration of an innovative solution for the detection of humidity saturation in reusable masks, based on coating and extrusion technologies.



Project number: NORTE-01-02B7-FEDER-060692

Approval date: 02 July 2020 

Project duration: July 2020 to December 2020

Total eligible cost: 144 252.26€

Financial support EU: ERDF – 115 401.81€

Project type: I&DT EMPRESAS: COVID-19-Co-promoção

Intervention region: North of Portugal


The aim is to obtain an innovative face protection mask with increased signaling properties, which will contribute to greater effectiveness regarding community protection, reinforcing the fight against COVID-19.


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