Code Life Ventilator Challenge

To design a low-cost, simple, easy-to-use and easy-to-build ventilator that can serve the COVID patients, in an emergency timeframe.


The National Research Council Canada (NRC)

The mission of the NRC is to have an impact by advancing knowledge, applying leading-edge technologies, and working with other innovators to find creative, relevant and sustainable solutions to Canada's current and future economic, social and environmental challenges.

Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes provides business & people with 3DEXPERIENCE universes to imagine sustainable innovations capable of harmonizing product, nature and life


Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and ten offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do, offering expertise in legal issues affecting all types of industry, government and individual objectives.


AON3D is more than an industrial 3D printer manufacturer: we offer the affordable advanced additive platform that unlocks more applications with the widest range of materials, as well as full-cycle solutions that get you from 3D model to final part.

BML Technology is a biomedical engineering firm specializing in digital health, medical device, and consumer wearables. Our mission is to drive the mainstream adoption of digital technology in healthcare. BML works with cutting-edge startups and established companies to help them get their tech right, design and validate the best metrics and target adoption by making real changes to health, wellness and performance. We work with medical professionals, health services providers, life sciences companies and world-class clinical and research organizations to support development of digital health solutions with real clinical application in precision medicine and personalized care. We believe there is a hybrid solution for every medical problem; one that benefits from the amazing possibilities offered by digital health technology, and the necessary rigor demanded of all health solutions.

McGill Faculty of Engineering and McGill Engine

The Faculty of Engineering at McGill University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of chemical, civil, computer, electrical, software, mechanical, materials and mining engineering, as well as bioengineering. The Faculty includes the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture and the School of Urban Planning. As one of the top-ranked research-intensive engineering and design schools in the world, it prides itself on the excellence of its students, professors and staff and its impact on the world through its education and research mission.
The McGill Engine, the Faculty of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre, has a team of professionals providing advising and coaching to students and professors for advancing their ideas and research outcomes, in addition to funding, training, and mentorship programs, as well as liaison with industry for R&D collaborations.

aPriori is a leading provider of enterprise product cost management (PCM) software featuring design for manufacturability (DFM) and cost (DTC) solutions. Our mission is to help discrete manufacturing and product innovation companies generate hard-dollar cost savings and accelerate time to market. Using aPriori’s real-time product manufacturability assessments, employees in engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing make more-informed decisions that drive costs out of products pre- and post-production. With aPriori, manufacturers launch products at target cost, maximize savings in re-work projects, and avoid overpaying for sourced parts. To learn more about aPriori, visit or our Product Costing Blog. Follow aPriori on LinkedIn.