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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        AccuViral Collection Kit (ACN M61.01) by AccuGeneUPDATED MAY 2020

        All-in-one system for the collection, stabilization and transport of nucleic acid from nasal and oral cavity.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Luminostics: COVID-19 Diagnostic TestUPDATED MAY 2020

        Smartphone-based point-of-care test for SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 immunity
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

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        BillionToOne COVID-19 diagnostic UPDATED MAY 2020

        BillionToOne developed a novel qSanger-COVID-19 Test that is more than 30x higher throughput than existing quantitative PCR (qPCR) methods and is highly accurate and cost-effective.
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        SystemOneUPDATED MAY 2020

        Moving Diagnostic Results in Real-time and Enabling Treatment Confirmation
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Mozambique, Nigeria, Philippines, MalawiSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        KH Medical Co: RADI PREP PLUS and Swab and Stool DNA/RNA KitUPDATED MAY 2020

        The RADI PREP Swab and Stool DNA/RNA KIT is a reagent used to extract nucleic acids from bacteria and viruses present in samples. The extracted nucleic acid can be used in all experiments that require nucleic acids, such as real-time PCR and NGS.
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        Health, Technology
        Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Synkrino Biotherapeutics: Rapid Field Test for COVID-19UPDATED APR 2020

        Synkrino Biotherapeutics is building a rapid, portable field test for the RNA virus 2019-nCoV/COVID-19, adapting our existing lab and analytic protocols for the rapid detection of this RNA virus.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Scanwell HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        Serological at-home test for COVID-19
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        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Circle Medical UPDATED APR 2020

        Telemedicine and in-person COVID-19 testing
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        NURX: At-home COVID-19 testUPDATED APR 2020

        NURX has launched the first at-home COVID-19 test. You can get a home test kit delivered overnight, use a throat swab to take a sample, send it back to them and get results within 48 hours.
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        BetterConsultUPDATED APR 2020

        Pre-consultation tool for patients
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health, Technology
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Prevention
          
        Testing
          
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        Oxygen Systems for Isolation WardsUPDATED APR 2020

        Oxygen systems for rapid deployment to wards using existing health technologies and locally available installation equipment.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        DiagnosUPDATED APR 2020

        Diagnos is a mobile health solution that uses big data and artificial intelligence to provide a rapid diagnosis, detection, prediction and prevention of respiratory diseases including Covid-19 in Africa and the world.
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        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Peace and ResilienceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        VayuUPDATED APR 2020

        Aerial Solutions for Last-Mile Health
        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Supply Chains, Transport & Supply Chains and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Supply Chains, Transport & Supply Chains, Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Madagascar, Peru, Papua New Guinea
        Madagascar, Peru, Papua New GuineaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,032,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Testing
          
        Transport
          

        OperationASHAUPDATED MAR 2020

        eDOTS Biometric Identification for TB.
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Cambodia, Tanzania
        India, Cambodia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$981,324 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        SHCILABUPDATED AUG 2019

        Improving diagnostic and treatment aids to malaria epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa through bloodless malaria artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.
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        AI, Health, Technology
        AI, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        Real-Time Genomic Epidemiology and Improved Data Sharing to Control Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV)UPDATED AUG 2019

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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$200,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        Easy to use resuscitator.UPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Peru
        TO DATE$42,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        The PaperfugeUPDATED MAY 2019

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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, HIV/AIDS, Health and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, HIV/AIDS, Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Madagascar, Uganda
        Madagascar, UgandaSEE LESS
        Testing
          

        ReMeDi Remote Healthcare Delivery SolutionsUPDATED MAY 2019

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        Digital Development, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh, Myanmar, India and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, Myanmar, India, Kenya, PhilippinesSEE LESS
        Testing
          

        Smart phones feat smart moleculesUPDATED MAY 2019

        eBioPhy brings rapid diagnosis to remote locations
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Italy, Peru
        Italy, PeruSEE LESS
        TO DATE$42,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Testing
          

        Electricity-free device for infectious disease diagnosis in poor resource settingsUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Sudan
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        Simple early breath diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumoniaUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        China
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        Noroviral RepliconUPDATED MAY 2019

        VLP for Gut Mucosal Immunity
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

        SpectraPhone Automated Reagentless Diagnostic SystemUPDATED MAY 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          

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