Innovating in response to the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a huge disrupter to people and businesses across the world. At Smiths it has been extraordinary to see the number and rapidity of innovative responses from all the teams to the crisis, from adapting new products to meet shifting customer needs to creative ways of manufacturing PPE to protect our people. Prioritising innovation has always been key and we believe it is now more critical than ever.

Medical procedure being performed
Smiths Interconnect partnered with global suppliers to produce vital connectors for ventilators
Man sleeping using CPAP machine
Flex-Tek collaborated with leading medical technology organisations around the world to help save lives
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines
Colleagues from John Crane used 3D printing technology to produce vital equipment
Robust and accurate COVID-19 antibody-testing device
Smiths Detection uses its screening technology to help combat COVID-19
Medical products on a shelf
Smiths Medical helped support the increased demand for medical products and devices across the world