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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        Apor appUPDATED DEC 2020

        A tool design to assist elementary and high school pupils prep at their own convenience and pace.
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        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Methods & Learning and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Methods & Learning, Secondary EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Education
          

        Tribal Health Platform for IndiaUPDATED DEC 2020

        SARTHI - Sustainable Action to Redefine Tribal Health in India
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        Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable Diseases, NutritionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        High-quality, affordable health care facilitiesUPDATED DEC 2020

        As a U.S.-based nonprofit, we fill the gaps left by governmental, temporary, and narrowly-focused healthcare efforts by building affordable and accessible healthcare facilities that provide a full scope of medical services.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary CareSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Nicaragua, Honduras
        Uganda, Nicaragua, HondurasSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Needs Map - İhtiyaç HaritasıUPDATED DEC 2020

        Needs Map is an online platform, where people in need of something can connect with those who can help them around the country. It does map-based data matching and brings transparency and visualizes street level data in terms of need and support.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, Disaster Risk Reduction, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Turkey
        TurkeySEE LESS
        TO DATE$237,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        SHARP DigitalUPDATED NOV 2020

        We provide free mobile-based interactive courses on digital basics to South Africans who have never been connected to the Internet or are struggling to use it.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Soft or Life Skills and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Soft or Life Skills, Citizen Participation, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, School-to-Work TransitionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Gradian Comprehensive Care Ventilator (CCV)UPDATED NOV 2020

        The Gradian CCV is a portable mechanical ventilator that provides reliable support throughout the continuum of critical care.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, KenyaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Universal Anaesthesia Machine (UAM)UPDATED NOV 2020

        The UAM is the first internationally-certified anesthesia machine that can generate its own medical oxygen and work without electricity.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Nepal and 15 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Mozambique, Liberia, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, Togo, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Malawi, Benin, Ethiopia, GuineaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        VanuUPDATED NOV 2020

        Vanu, Inc. is a provider of mobile communications solution that allows mobile network operators to provide service in rural areas or places that lack coverage in Africa, Asia, the U.S. and globally.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Technology, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Inclusive EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, Cameroon, Netherlands, Madagascar, India, United States, RwandaSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Smart School (DotEdu)UPDATED NOV 2020

        Under the circumstance of coronavirus spreading around the world, the traditional in-class teaching and learning activities are greatly influenced, especially in less-developed countries. DotEdu seeks to facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for children and youth during this period of unusual educational disruption.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Response Technologies and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Sierra Leone
        Sierra LeoneSEE LESS
        Education
          

        The Tika Vaani (vaccine voice) platform: Community-centred innovation to transform child healthUPDATED NOV 2020

        Tika Vaani brings together research, technology, and implementation partners united by a common vision: to create and evaluate impactful innovations to accelerate health equity through strengthening essential health services such as immunization.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Communication with Communities, Gender, Technology, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$74,980 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Central Treatment Facility for the Healthcare Waste ManagementUPDATED NOV 2020

        Waste service provide complete bio medical waste management and disposal solution to the healthcare institutes of Nepal.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Entrepreneurship, Public-Private Partnerships, Waste Management
        Entrepreneurship, Public-Private Partnerships, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nepal
        Prevention
          

        AFIAS COVID-19 Ab by Boditech Med IncUPDATED OCT 2020

        AFIAS COVID-19 Ab test system is a rapid in vitro diagnostic test that qualitatively detects anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG/IgM antibodies in whole blood, serum or plasma samples with high sensitivity.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Gram Vaani Community MediaUPDATED OCT 2020

        Gram Vaani means ‘voice of village’. We have developed a voice-based & participatory community media platform ‘Mobile Vaani’. It supports rural and low income communities in accessing relevant contextual information & social security entitlements.
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Economic Empowerment, Good Governance and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Economic Empowerment, Good Governance, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Health, Inclusion, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$180,350 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          

        KehealaUPDATED SEP 2020

        Keheala’s demonstrated digital intervention addresses underlying drivers of medical adherence rates -- stigma, access to information, motivation and support – with powerful strategies from behavioral economics and accessible feature phones.

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        Behavioural Development, Human Centered Design, Social Services and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Behavioural Development, Human Centered Design, Social Services, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$950,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Care 2 Communities (C2C)UPDATED SEP 2020

        Care 2 Communities saves lives by bringing high-quality primary healthcare to poor and low-income communities in Haiti, and ensuring that our services are sustainable over time.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private Partnerships
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Haiti
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        LISTA by Fundación CapitalUPDATED SEP 2020

        A scalable digital solution, proven to build the financial capabilities of low-income people, particularly women and people living in rural areas
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Social Development and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Social Development, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Human Centered Design, Resilience, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Tanzania, Peru, Haiti, Mozambique, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,905,702 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Smart Kidz Club Inc.UPDATED SEP 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Literacy, Technology and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Education, Literacy, Technology, Basic Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Education
          

        POKETUPDATED SEP 2020

        Mapping the Emerging Economy, One Merchant at a Time
        FOCUS AREAS
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, GIS/Mapping
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Advanced Pathogen Detection in an Urban 'Hot Spot' for Global EmergenceUPDATED AUG 2020

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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Brazil
        BrazilSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Digital Learning by SAIDE Community LibraryUPDATED AUG 2020

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

        The Learning Toolkit PlusUPDATED AUG 2020

        Evidence-based and evidence-proven interactive multimedia software for literacy, numeracy, inquiry, self regulation, designed to promote the development of essential educational competencies especially for those who are at risk of school failure. The software and extensive digital support materials are available to educators worldwide without charge.

        FOCUS AREAS
        Education, Technology, Youth
        Education, Technology, YouthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Canada, Australia, Kenya and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Canada, Australia, Kenya, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, ChinaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,500,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Rescue Writing & Global StoryMakersUPDATED AUG 2020

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

        Thornhill Medical - MOVES® SLC™UPDATED AUG 2020

        MOVES® SLC™ is a portable Intensive Care Unit (ICU) that provides the highest level of patient care in any environment, integrating the functions of a ventilator, oxygen concentrator, physiological monitoring and suction into a single device.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Medical Devices, Monitoring & Evaluation
        Data/Analytics, Medical Devices, Monitoring & EvaluationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Malaysia, Israel, Canada and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Malaysia, Israel, Canada, Belgium, Australia, United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          

        MAMAOPE: PNEUMONIA DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE FOR LOW RESOURCE CLINICAL SETTINGSUPDATED AUG 2020

        MamaOpe is a non-invasive device designed to accurately detect pneumonia in low resource settings using patient vitals.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices, Health SystemsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$25,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        MiCo BioMed: VERI-Q PCR 316 COVID-19 Detection PlatformUPDATED JUL 2020

        PCR 316 COVID-19 Kit is a near point-of-care diagnostics in 1 hour
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

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