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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        OP VentUPDATED MAY 2020

        OP Vent is an open source ventilator design using a proportional solenoid valve.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        RespiraWorks VentilatorUPDATED MAY 2020

        Designing and distributing a low-cost ventilator for the developing world - our mission is to build an open-source, high-quality ventilator for people in distress, wherever they are.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        Baxter VentilatorUPDATED MAY 2020

        The Baxter Ventilator was designed specifically to address a shortage of ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

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        CORE VentUPDATED MAY 2020

        This innovation is designed to facilitate functional and cost-effective ventilators to combat the COVID19 epidemic.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

        JagaProsUPDATED MAY 2020

        This innovation involves an e-learning course on COVID-19 and acommunity of skilled professional nurses qualified to meet specialised medical needs as well as experts in the non-medical aspects of caregiving at home.
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        Education, Health
        Education, HealthSEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        WalikuUPDATED MAY 2020

        Waliku, Indonesian for “my guardian,” seeks to address education and well-being disparities among school-aged children by digitizing student attendance and facilitating triage and follow-up of high-risk absentees.
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        Education, Technology
        Education, TechnologySEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        Exicycler 96 (Ver.4) Real-Time Quantitative Thermal Block UPDATED MAY 2020

        Exicycler™ 96 is a superior 96-well PCR system designed for real-time qPCR applications demanding the highest performance. With the various modules, various diagnosis is available such as viral load monitoring, gene expression analysis and SNP genotyping.
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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        South Korea
        South KoreaSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Bioneer's COVID-19 diagnoctics kitUPDATED MAY 2020

        Bioneer's COVID-19 diagnoctics kit is an in vitro diagnostic kit that helps diagnose COVID-19 infections, detects SARS-CoV-2 (E gene and RdRp gene) RNA from a suspected infection patient’s sample (such as sputum, nasopharyngeal swab, oropharyngeal swab) through Real-Time Polymerase chain reaction(PCR)
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Technology
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        Passerelles Numeriques's NomadLab projectUPDATED MAY 2020

        A Gateway for Life
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Soft or Life Skills, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Soft or Life Skills, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Curriculum, Digital Development, Education, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam
        Cambodia, Philippines, VietnamSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Amplio Talking Book ProgramUPDATED MAY 2020

        The Amplio Talking Book audio device enables governments and NGO to share knowledge to empower low-literate people in rural remote communities, collect key usage data and user feedback, and continually update and improve content for greater impact.
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        All Sectors, Communication with Communities, Digital Development and 9 moreSEE ALL
        All Sectors, Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Agriculture, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Gender, Health, Human Centered Design, Parent & Family Engagement, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Cameroon, Niger, Somalia, EthiopiaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        SEAB Energy FlexibusterUPDATED MAY 2020

        FLEXIBUSTER™ is an award-winning patented waste-to-energy appliance to create renewable energy, water and fertiliser from organic waste. They can be installed in buildings used to treat food waste & sewage, & identify opiods and viruses in the waste.
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        Environment, Waste Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Environment, Waste Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        United Kingdom, Portugal, United States and 2 moreSEE ALL
        United Kingdom, Portugal, United States, France, ItalySEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,300,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Prevention
          

        Worldreader BookSmart (for Home and School)UPDATED MAY 2020

        BookSmart is a cost-effective digital learning solution featuring a rich collection of full-color quality books to help children read and develop valuable 21st century skills, as well as support educators and parents improve learning outcomes.
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        Basic Education, Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Education, Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education, Data/Analytics, Literacy, Parent & Family Engagement, Teacher Development and TrainingSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Peru, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$300,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Me.reka Makerspace Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)UPDATED MAY 2020

        This innovation has initiated an open-source collaborative effort to decentralize the production of face shields for front-liners and provide them with the necessary equipment to keep them safe as they fight COVID-19.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
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        Malaysia
        MalaysiaSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
          

        Care 2 Communities (C2C)UPDATED MAY 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.
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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private Partnerships
        Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
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        Haiti
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          

        UshahidiUPDATED MAY 2020

        Open Source Citizen Engagement Software Platform
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        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Conflict Response and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Conflict Response, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, GIS/Mapping, Good Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Refugees, Resilience, Response Technologies, Rule of Law and Human Rights, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,500,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Workit HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Start telemedicine addiction treatment with compassionate clinicians, therapists, and coaches over live chat and video. If you are a new member and would like to schedule your first appointment for care via telemedicine, call us at 855-659-7734 M-F 9am – 7pm EST.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental Health
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Mental HealthSEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        PyClasUPDATED MAY 2020

        A Virtual Internship Platform
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        Education, School-to-Work Transition, Workforce Development
        Education, School-to-Work Transition, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Geospark AnalyticsUPDATED MAY 2020

        Augmenting COVID-19 Intelligence and Operations with AI-Driven Global Analysis
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Technology
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          

        DNA Barcode ScannerUPDATED MAY 2020

        Handheld, Easy-To-Use, Point of Care Diagnostic Tool for Rapid Detection of 2019-nCoV
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Testing
          

        Village HopeCore International (Kenya)UPDATED MAY 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$100,068 Funds Raised
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Atlys Data StudioUPDATED MAY 2020

        A platform to help people manage their personal data (e.g. health, location, activity) and securely send to people and organizations they trust, such as doctors or researchers.
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/Mapping
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          

        LabGun COVID-19 RT-PCR Kit by LabGenomics Co., Ltd.UPDATED MAY 2020

        LabGunTM COVID-19 RT-PCR Kit is a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction
        (rRT-PCR) test intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Helium HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Emergency Response Software for Governments in Africa
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        Health, Technology
        Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Using digital tools to connect with rural Myanmar UPDATED MAY 2020

        Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar through informative, digital channels
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        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Economic Empowerment
        Communication with Communities, Communications and Media, Economic EmpowermentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Myanmar
        MyanmarSEE LESS
        Data
          

        The Accelerating Integrated Management (AIM) InitiativeUPDATED MAY 2020

        The AIM Initiative partners with Ministries of Health to strengthen their ability to visualize and use data, integrate strategies and systems, target resources, and improve access to care for people suffering from high-morbidity NTDs.
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, GIS/Mapping, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, GIS/Mapping, Health, Gender, Inclusion, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania, Nigeria, Myanmar and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Nigeria, Myanmar, Mozambique, Liberia, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, CameroonSEE LESS
        Data
          

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