Developing List of Potentially Relevant Innovations across 12 COVID-19 Categories
Innovations that may be ready to deploy, could be adapted for COVID-19 responses, or may inspire new much-needed solutions. TIP: Use the filters below to find specific innovations such as "COVID-19 Categories" for solutions in 1 of 12 categories or "COVID-19 Recognitions" for those identified for their COVID-19 efforts.
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        Child Protection during COVID-19 by Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation (BDCF) UPDATED JUN 2020

        Coronavirus has forced children and families into hunger and homelessness, and even as the crisis passes in Vietnam, remote rural communities are struggling to stay safe - your urgent help is needed to help workwith local communities and authorities to ensure early detection of children at risk who need support, and providing support to children and youth whose situations have worsened because of the pandemic.
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        Health, Humanitarian Assistance
        Health, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Vietnam
        VietnamSEE LESS
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        Beacon Emergency Dispatch PlatformUPDATED JUN 2020

        Text message-based emergency medical dispatching for resource-limited settings and austere environments ("911 where there is none")
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        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health, Response Technologies and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health, Response Technologies, Communication with Communities, Community Transport Models, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Argentina and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Costa Rica, United States, Guatemala, Malawi, Haiti, EcuadorSEE LESS
        TO DATE$575,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        We Care Solar UPDATED JUN 2020

        Saving Lives in Childbirth with Innovative Solar Suitcases
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        Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Health, Energy, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, SolarSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,000,000 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Testing
          

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        HarvestPlus (Biofortification)UPDATED JUN 2020

        HarvestPlus works to tackle hidden hunger, a lack of essential vitamins and minerals affecting 2 billion people globally, by breeding vitamins and minerals into everyday food crops using conventional breeding, a method called biofortification.
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        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, Gender, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Colombia, Nigeria and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Colombia, Nigeria, India, Bangladesh, Zambia, Rwanda, Brazil, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Pakistan, Guatemala, El Salvador, Bolivia, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$15,462,000 Funds Raised
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        StanLabUPDATED JUN 2020

        Stanlab is a 3D virtual laboratory that provides practical STEAM education to students who do not have access to traditional, physical laboratories. The application simulates practicals and allow students to control the simulation hands-on.
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        AR/VR, Cognitive Development, Education
        AR/VR, Cognitive Development, EducationSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        eLDaMOOC: eLearning Development .AdaptivityUPDATED JUN 2020

        A novel e-learning platform for teachers of computer science
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        Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
        Education
          

        Tap Tap ReadUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        China, United States
        China, United StatesSEE LESS
        Education
          
        EdTech Pitch Days
          

        eduvidNGUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        EdTech Pitch Days
          

        Curious Learning: A Global Literacy ProjectUPDATED JUN 2020

        Curious Learning is a non-profit putting literacy apps in the hands of children giving them the opportunity to learn to read.
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        Basic Education, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Literacy and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Literacy, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD EducationSEE LESS
        Education
          
        EdTech Pitch Days
          

        Edkasa DirectUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
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        Pakistan
        PakistanSEE LESS
        Education
          
        EdTech Pitch Days
          

        Kytabu: Kenya's digitized curriculum content. Affordable. Accessible. Everywhere.UPDATED JUN 2020

        Kytabu Inc.'s flagship application KYTABU is an app that provides teachers and students in East Africa with access to required textbooks in digital format on their smartphones on demand, for rent, using mobile money.
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        Mid-Adolescence (15-19), Young Adolescence (10-14), Youth Engagement and Contribution and 20 moreSEE ALL
        Mid-Adolescence (15-19), Young Adolescence (10-14), Youth Engagement and Contribution, Basic Education, Curriculum, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, GIS/Mapping, Humanitarian Assistance, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Parent & Family Engagement, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Response Technologies, Secondary Education, Teacher Development and Training, Technology, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
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        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Kenya, Tanzania and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Kenya, Tanzania, UgandaSEE LESS
        Education
          
        EdTech Pitch Days
          

        Teacher training by Educators InternationalUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana, Zambia, United Kingdom and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Zambia, United Kingdom, Liberia, Samoa, Colombia, FijiSEE LESS
        Education
          
        EdTech Pitch Days
          

        COVID-19 Nucleic acid testing kitsUPDATED JUN 2020

        Newly developed COVID-19 test kits will be used to test swab samples collected at Singapore’s checkpoints from Thursday (Mar 5), promising results within three hours.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Policy-Related
          
        Testing
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        BOOMnBUZZ - CONNECTING THE DISCONNECTEDUPDATED JUN 2020

        Our solutions help create education and health care centers on the fly, in hard-to-reach areas. We provide skill training and health screening services in a simple and easy way.
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        Entrepreneurship, Refugees, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Refugees, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), HealthSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED JUN 2020

        Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to empower farmers in developing countries to improve their lives.
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        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology, Digital Development, Environment, Human Centered Design, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Kenya, Rwanda and 5 moreSEE ALL
        India, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Autonomous Drone Swarming for Emergency ResponseUPDATED JUN 2020

        How multi-drone swarming systems will help next-generation first responders save more lives, anytime and anywhere.
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        AI, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and 3 moreSEE ALL
        AI, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), AR/VR, Digital Security, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Haiti
        TO DATE$84,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Bubble Box - increasing access to a Low Cost Bubble CPAP device for neonates with respiratory distress in NigeriaUPDATED JUN 2020

        Bubble Box is an ultra low-cost oxygen delivery kit containing all that is needed to safely implement an efficient and easy to use Bubble CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) device in low resources settings in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Community Education PlatformUPDATED JUN 2020

        To launch an innovative community engagement platform that will facilitates two-ways of communication between public health and education officials and citizens using basic mobile phones.
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        Digital Development, Entrepreneurship, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Entrepreneurship, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Financial Sector & Investment, Non-communicable DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$500,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        ActLocalUPDATED JUN 2020

        Helping small independent business, wherever they are in the world, to generate vital short-term cash flow from loyal customers during the COVID-19 crisis
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        Cultivation & Tools, Economic Empowerment, Economic Recovery
        Cultivation & Tools, Economic Empowerment, Economic RecoverySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United Kingdom
        United KingdomSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Rapid Response Ventilator (SeaBreeze)UPDATED JUN 2020

        Small, light-weight, rapid response ventilator for COVID-19 treatment.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        #LockdownNotLockupUPDATED JUN 2020

        A Nationwide Campaign against Domestic Violence amidst Lockdown!
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        Gender, Gender Equity, Gender-based Violence
        Gender, Gender Equity, Gender-based ViolenceSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        'Pursukoon Zindagi' (Peaceful Life) - Mental Health, IRD Pakistan UPDATED JUN 2020

        The Pursukoon Zindagi (PSZ) program aims to bridge the mental health delivery gap by increasing demand for services and building capacity for a task-shifting approach that utilizes community health workers to deliver mental health services in under-resourced settings.
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        Mental Health, Primary Care, Workforce Development and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Mental Health, Primary Care, Workforce Development, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Lab4FutureUPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Turkey, France
        Turkey, FranceSEE LESS
        Education
          

        The Knoodge (KNOwledge, nODes and edGEs)UPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Education
          

        Project BuzzUPDATED JUN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), Technology
        Education, Non-formal Education (OOS/ALP), TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United Kingdom
        United KingdomSEE LESS
        Education
          

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