ATHENA is a multi-mode ventilator, offering a wide range of ventilation modes such as pressure support and control, volume support and control, bilevel pressure, SIMV and CPAP. The ventilator is suitable for children and adults likewise and works with invasive and NIV system applications. It is designed for acute care in hospital but also supports home care patients with chronic diseases. ATHENA will be available on the market starting from January 2010 and will be equipped with an integrated and easy to use touch screen that assists the physicians in monitoring the patient. ATHENA is extremely lightweight and small and can be positioning in every environment.