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
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        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
          

        Penda HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Penda Health provides comprehensive healthcare services at clinics throughout Nairobi, Kenya, utilizing a patient-centric approach to address key outpatient needs at an affordable cost. This mission places Penda on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response.
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        Data/Analytics, Evidence & Impact, Health
        Data/Analytics, Evidence & Impact, HealthSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        BiofourmisUPDATED MAY 2020

        Biofourmis develops and delivers clinically validated software-based therapeutics to provide cost-effective solutions for payers, accelerated research and drug development for biopharmaceutical companies, advanced tools for clinicians to deliver personalized care, and, ultimately, better outcomes for patients.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, United StatesSEE LESS
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        doctHERsUPDATED MAY 2020

        Leverage Technology to Connect Women & Improve Health (SDG 3), Promote Gender Equality (SDG 5), Provide dignified work (SDG 8), Reduce inequalities (SDG 10) and Coordinate sustainable partnerships for the SDG goals (SDG 17)
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Gender Equity, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mental Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States, Mexico, Pakistan
        United States, Mexico, PakistanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,339,950 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Treatment
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        Last Mile HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems by empowering teams of community-based health workers to bring life-saving healthcare to remote communities.

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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Primary Care, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, HIV/AIDS, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS
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        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda, LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,000,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        VillageReachUPDATED MAY 2020

        VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone.
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        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,195,736 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          
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        SevamobUPDATED MAY 2020

        Artificial intelligence enabled healthcare platform for organizations
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        India, South Africa, United States
        India, South Africa, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,742,500 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          
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        PostEra: COVID MoonshotUPDATED MAY 2020

        COVID Moonshot: An open-source drug discovery effort to find an antiviral cure for COVID-19
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source
        Crowdsourcing and Open SourceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Rapidly Deployable Emergency Treatment Units (ETUs)UPDATED MAY 2020

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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Health, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$500,000 Funds Raised
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          

        Healthy EntrepreneursUPDATED MAY 2020

        Healthy Entrepreneurs delivers effective and affordable health products and services to the last mile, through a network of Community Health Entrepreneurs
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        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Haiti, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,306,485 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Lifebuoy Friendship HospitalUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Primary Care
        Primary CareSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        OneBreathUPDATED MAY 2020

        Cost effective mechanical ventilation for emerging markets
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination
        Health, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, VietnamSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Gradian Health SystemsUPDATED MAY 2020

        nonprofit medical technology company that develops, distributes, and sustains world-class medical equipment in low-resource hospitals around the world.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
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        Zambia, Uganda, Benin and 16 moreSEE ALL
        Zambia, Uganda, Benin, Ghana, Laos, Liberia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Kenya, Haiti, Ethiopia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$800,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        FREO2- SIPHONUPDATED MAY 2020

        The University of Melbourne’s FREO2 team, with support from GCC and the Saving Lives at Birth partnership, has created a rugged, low-cost medical oxygen system (OxyLink) that maximizes oxygen output, minimizes energy use, and can switch to backup power to bridge common short power cuts in low-resourced health facilities.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$500,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Solar Powered Oxygen DeliveryUPDATED MAY 2020

        Saving lives with the power of the sun
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, Solar
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices, SolarSEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Hewa TeleUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$712,180 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Atomwise: screening for small molecule drugs for COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        AI-based molecular screening for small molecule drugs for C19
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Macromoltek: Novel antibody drug for COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Computational design of novel antibody drug for COVID-19
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Gen1E Lifesciences: Drug for ARDS, a compliation of COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Gen1E Lifesciences is making a drug to treat Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Jacaranda HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$1,432,908 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        MusoUPDATED MAY 2020

        Proactive Community Case Management to Improve Child Survival
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Mali
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        LifeNet InternationalUPDATED MAY 2020

        We are transforming African health centers to provide quality, sustainable healthcare
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        Burundi, Uganda
        Burundi, UgandaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

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