Colorado’s efforts to scale up PPE production are being tangled in federal red tape, certification process

Outlet: Colorado Sun

Colorado Sun: “We have tested some Colorado manufacturers’ masks and prototypes. But we are currently only testing what the state has asked us to test,” said Ellen Fisher, assistant vice president of strategic initiatives at Colorado State University, where researchers are evaluating the effectiveness of the new products. “We only have a few people that are doing this and we’ve got limited capacity for testing. So we are using the task force as the gatekeeper.”