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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        CareMessageUPDATED MAY 2020

        Free text messaging for clinics serving low-income patients
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        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Face Masks by Hype and Vice UPDATED MAY 2020

        Non-medical face masks.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Solar DxUPDATED MAY 2020

        Solar Dx - Solar Thermal Technology for Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics
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        Energy, Energy Efficiency, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Energy, Energy Efficiency, Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Solar, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Bangladesh, India
        Bangladesh, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

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        OneWorld HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        We build healthcare facilities that provide a full scope of medical services and are designed to be affordable and accessible.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Nicaragua
        Uganda, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        RimidiUPDATED MAY 2020

        A VilCap Investments portfolio company, is a digital health startup that helps healthcare providers better manage patients with chronic diseases.
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        Data/Analytics, Health
        Data/Analytics, HealthSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        Educate!'s COVID-19 Response UPDATED MAY 2020

        Educate! is designing and implementing varied distance learning solutions, like radio, automated calls, SMS, and a light e-learning platform, according to local context and need as well as our existing partnerships and scope of work in each country.
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        Economic Empowerment, Education, Youth
        Economic Empowerment, Education, YouthSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya
        Uganda, Rwanda, KenyaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Instructor led mobile phone classrooms for marginalized femalesUPDATED MAY 2020

        Using a blended education model centered on mobile phones we provide marginalized females access to quality business education, financial literacy and digital literacy using mobile phones, SMS, custom created videos and the mobile Teach By Tech app.
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        Entrepreneurship, Finance, Leadership Development and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Entrepreneurship, Finance, Leadership Development, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, GenderSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS

        #TujipangeKablaTupangwe (Let's organise our communities)UPDATED MAY 2020

        Creation of ICE materials for COVID-19 community awareness in Kenya (and beyond) by contextualizing what it means to live with COVID-19 through storytelling by showing and teaching how and not just instructing.
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        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Inclusion, Peace and Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, Child Protection, Citizen Participation, Gender-based Violence, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Mental Health, Youth Engagement and ContributionSEE LESS
        TO DATE$60,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        The Effective and Safe Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19 Mass Screening by SMG-SNU Boramae Medical CenterUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        H Plus booth Safety 2.0 by Yangji HospitalUPDATED MAY 2020

        COVID-19 safety booth solution
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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        PaxView COVID-19 real-time RT-PCR Kit by PaxGenBioUPDATED MAY 2020

        The PaxView® COVID-19 real-time RT-PCR Kit detects the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 using one-step real-time RT-PCR in a single tube. The target genes for the detection of the virus are Orf1ab and N gene. The kit includes primers and probe set targeting the human RNase P gene that serves as an internal positive control for the real-time RT-PCR.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        FREND COVID-19 IgG/IgM Duo by NanoEntekUPDATED MAY 2020

        The FREND™ COVID-19 IgG/IgM Duo is a point-of-care testing (POCT) which can be used to check whether patients have developed immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 using human serum or plasma.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Isopollo COVID-19 detection kit by M MonitorUPDATED MAY 2020

        Isopollo® COVID-19 detection kit (premix)
        Isopollo® COVID-19 detection kit (real-time)
        Isopollo® COVID-19 detection kit is a diagnostic kit that detects coronavirus based on the newest patent technology (LAMP),
        and there are two diagnostic kits; premix type for easy to use and real-time type for higher accuracy.
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        JD COVID-19 qRT-PCR Kit by Joonghun PharmaceuticalUPDATED MAY 2020

        It is a medical device for in vitro diagnostics that qualitatively detects the N gene of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in human oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal swab and sputum samples by Real-time RT-PCR technology.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, Prevention & Vaccination, HealthSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        COVID-19 IgG/IgM Test by HumasisUPDATED MAY 2020

        Humasis COVID-19 IgG/IgM Test is an antibody diagnostic kit that detects antibodies formed in response to a virus that has infiltrated the body.
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        Medical Devices, Prevention & Vaccination
        Medical Devices, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Dow QuickFinder 2019-nCoV Real Timee PCR Kit by DowgeneUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        Dow QuickFinder-G 2019-nCoV Real Timee PCR Kit by DowgeneUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        LiliF COVID-19 Real-time RT-PCR Kit by iNtRONUPDATED MAY 2020

        LiliF ™ COVID-19 Real-time RT-PCR Kit can detect RdRp and E gene, markers for detecting new coronaviruses. Also, N gene suggested by the US CDC and RNaseP gene which can confirm the validity of all test reactions are adopted and designed for simultaneous detection.
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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Miracle-AutoXT Automated Nucleic Acid Extraction System by iNtRONUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        AutoXT PGS Extraction kit by iNtRONUPDATED MAY 2020

        The AutoXT PGS DNA/RNA Kit is used with the Miracle-AutoXT Nucleic Acid Extraction System to purify DNA and RNA of pathogens such as bacteria and virus from fresh / frozen blood, serum, other cell-free body fluids, virus culture, cultivated cell, tissue homogenate and stool swab homogenate. DNA/RNA are easily bound to the surface of the magnetic beads and release using a proprietary buffer system.
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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        alphaPrep Viral DNA/RNA Extraction Kit by Hanwool TPCUPDATED MAY 2020

        The AlphaPrepTM Viral DNA / RNA Extraction Kit is essential for the process of extracting nucleic acid from a sample in order to confirm a specific molecular genetic test. As a principle is used bead method and it is used in the process of extracting nucleic acids with high purity and high quality.
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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        NC-15 PLUS Nucleic Acid Extractor by Hanwool TPC CoUPDATED MAY 2020

        NC-15 PLUS use a magnetic bead based method for DNA extract. This is primarily used for extracting COVID-19, HPV, TB, Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Herpes simplex virus, etc.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Technology
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        GeneAll: RibospinTM vRD (plus!) by GeneAll Biotechnology CoUPDATED MAY 2020

        Ribospin™ vRD provides a convenient method for isolation of RNA and DNA from cell-free fluid, cell culture supernatant, plasma, serum, swab, urine, and virus-infected samples.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        InVent Pneumatic VentilatorUPDATED MAY 2020

        This innovation synthesizes design research into a valuable rapidly manufacturable mechanical ventilator model for a US COVID-19 surge setting, by developing InVent, a pneumatically driven ventilator, optimized for a Covid-19 health care context and assembled in under 4 hours.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Lung EvolveUPDATED MAY 2020

        A low cost design for mechanical ventilator with a complete electronic and mechanical design and with the objective of make a opensource firmware and cads.
        Treatment
          

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