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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        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
          

        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
          

        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
          

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        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
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        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
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        Tanzania, Nigeria, Myanmar and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Tanzania, Nigeria, Myanmar, Mozambique, Liberia, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, CameroonSEE LESS
        Data
          

        3-2-1 Service by ViamoUPDATED MAY 2020

        Viamo’s flagship product, the 3-2-1 Service, is a free information service available in 18 countries globally. Callers can access pre-recorded audio messages in local languages for free.
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        Nepal, Indonesia, Cambodia and 15 moreSEE ALL
        Nepal, Indonesia, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Ghana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar, BotswanaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Flomics COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Flomics developed a cloud-based platform that helps hospitals, clinics and research laboratories to extract the most of NGS data. It takes any kind of COVID-19 sequencing experiment and generates interpretable clinical information (phylogeny, etc)
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        Data/Analytics, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Switzerland, Spain
        Switzerland, SpainSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Testing
          

        AgUnity Response: Creating resilient food supply chains in the face of COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        AgUnity Response has developed a digital platform enabling farmers to safely connect with buyers and ensure uninterrupted food supply chains worldwide.
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        Agriculture, Resilience, Transport & Supply Chains
        Agriculture, Resilience, Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          

        DimagiUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Prevention
          

        CoronassistUPDATED MAY 2020

        Coronassist personal screening, monitoring tool, is a mobile enabled ubiquitous turnkey solution that enables citizen to personally screen, be monitored virtually by medical practitioners and be eligible for testing and get digital health pass.
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        Economic Recovery, Health Systems, Medical Devices
        Economic Recovery, Health Systems, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Botswana, South Africa
        Botswana, South AfricaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Unleash Live Social Distancing Covid19 responseUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/Mapping
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
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        Covidikit by PachdUPDATED MAY 2020

        Covidikit for hospitals is low cost rapidly scalable remote monitoring package for patients either at high risk for COVID or presenting with symptoms.
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        Data/Analytics
        Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

        JamiiUPDATED MAY 2020

        With SFI support and in coordination with the Office of HIV/AIDS, the SHOPS Plus project, USAID’s initiative in private sector health, partnered with Jamii Africa to offer a new, simple health insurance product for low-income and at-risk Tanzanians.
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        Digital Development, Health, Technology
        Digital Development, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        HolmuskUPDATED MAY 2020

        Holmusk is a health technology company working to address unmet needs in mental healthcare via data-driven medicine.
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        Digital Development, Mental Health, Data/Analytics
        Digital Development, Mental Health, Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Data
          

        CommCare by DimagiUPDATED MAY 2020

        Dimagi is working with organizations around the world to support COVID-19 response with our customizable mobile data collection and service delivery platform, CommCare, which is being used for everything from contact tracing to facility readiness.
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        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Communication with Communities, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,715,106 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Testing
          
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        Clearinghouse for COVID19 Relief FundsUPDATED MAY 2020

        The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (@CASEatDuke) has launched a website, to provide a searchable database of grants, loans and other cash equivalents that can help entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses anywhere in the world. Relief resources are listed at global, national and regional levels.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Data/Analytics
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Get Well NetworkUPDATED MAY 2020

        GetWellNetwork has developed an innovative care model with patient engagement as a core strategy for performance improvement. Interactive Patient Care (IPC) combines the tools, process and people to activate patients in their care, transform clinical practice and advance key performance measures.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        SystemateUPDATED MAY 2020

        Enable and empower anyone to design, collect, control and manage data for any service, anywhere, anytime.A powerful customisable mobile-based platform consolidating and integrating COVID19 to the last mile instantly adaptable to evolving situations
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Education, Evidence & Impact, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Australia, Papua New Guinea
        Australia, Papua New GuineaSEE LESS
        Data
          

        OpenELISUPDATED MAY 2020

        The mission of OpenELIS is to improve health by providing an advanced, standards-based laboratory information system that can be leveraged by global health initiatives to improve outcomes for patients.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Health
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, HealthSEE LESS
        Data
          

        PCMT - Product Catalog Management ToolUPDATED MAY 2020

        Global health supply chains face an acute pain point maintaining product master data because many organizations use inconsistent product identifiers and employ highly manual processes. The Project Catalog Management Tool aims to connect product catalogs in order to show a clear journey from manufacturer to patient.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Supply Chains
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Supply ChainsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Policy-Related
          
        Transport
          

        Open SRPUPDATED MAY 2020

        Open Smart Register Platform is an open source mobile health platform that allows frontline health workers to electronically register and track the health of their entire client population. Using mHealth best practices — automated reminders and reporting, decision support, multimedia counseling — OpenSRP builds on existing robust mobile technologies to deliver a powerful and dependable application to frontline health workers, empowering them to more effectively deliver and account for the care they provide to their clients.

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        Digital Development, Health Systems, Crowdsourcing and Open Source
        Digital Development, Health Systems, Crowdsourcing and Open SourceSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Treatment
          

        OpenLMISUPDATED MAY 2020

        The OpenLMIS initiative incorporates a community-focused approach to develop open source and customisable logistics management information systems specifically designed for low-resource settings. The end result is a powerful, flexible system that provides shared benefit across users and programs.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Policy-Related
          

        Community Health ToolkitUPDATED MAY 2020

        The Community Health Toolkit is a project by a group of leading organisations who have come together to support the development of digital health initiatives in the hardest-to-reach areas. Together, the team envision a world where healthcare is of the highest attainable quality, equitable, accessible, and delivered by people who are trusted in their communities.
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        Data/Analytics, Health Systems, Technology
        Data/Analytics, Health Systems, TechnologySEE LESS
        Data
          
        Policy-Related
          

        The Global Healthsites Mapping ProjectUPDATED MAY 2020

        Healthsites is an innovative Global initiative improving Global baseline health facility data by using OpenStreetMap as the data store.
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        GIS/Mapping, Health, Public-Private Partnerships
        GIS/Mapping, Health, Public-Private PartnershipsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Senegal
        SenegalSEE LESS
        Data
          

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