Today, TIME reveals its annual list of the 100 Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. The B2 Mask by Breathe99 is humbled and proud to be one of them.
B2 Mask is an industrial-grade, reusable facemask that features changeable filters protecting you from 99.6%-98.3% of airborne particles, down to 0.1 micron, while significantly reducing filter waste and cost.
For 2020’s list, TIME solicited nominations both from its editors and correspondents around the world and through an online application process. It then evaluated them on factors
including originality, effectiveness, ambition and impact. This year Masks That Do More were given a special feature within the Style Category, with the B2 Mask featuring in the cover.
Breathe99 is a startup social business headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our mission is to make better public health products accessible to all. The company has been developing next-generation respiratory protection for over four years. As a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), our goal is to not only design products that play a vital role in protecting human welfare, but to reimagine how public health tools are distributed in order to create the broadest possible impact on human health.