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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        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
          

        MushanAppUPDATED APR 2020

        A mobile and web based savings and credit Cooperative Society which provides customised financial services to the most vulnareble communities in Uganda at any time any where using Mobile phones and mobile money which is time and cost effective.
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        Digital Finance, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Finance, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Economic RecoverySEE LESS
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        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        EnzymeUPDATED APR 2020

        We'll help you get FDA Emergency Use Authorization
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        Policy and Regulation
        Policy and RegulationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

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        CURE-19 by CurebaseUPDATED APR 2020

        We'll help you run a COVID-19 clinical trial
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Ginkgo BioworksUPDATED APR 2020

        Donating $25M worth of free DNA sequencing, synthesis, and cell engineering for covid programs
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

        DirectShiftsUPDATED APR 2020

        Helping hospitals hire additional clinicians quickly during the COVID crisis
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

        AgileMDUPDATED APR 2020

        Clinical pathways for screening and hospitalizing COVID patients, integrated into your EHR, deployed in days, and updated in real-time
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        QventusUPDATED APR 2020

        Helping hospitals plan for the covid surge
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Osh's Affordable Pharmaceuticals: ProjectN95UPDATED APR 2020

        Distributing protective equipment to healthcare providers
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Medinas HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        Medinas Health is helping hospitals buy critically needed equipment & supplies
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Health
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Y Combinator
          

        CareRevUPDATED APR 2020

        CareRev helps hospitals hire nursing staff quickly
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Y Combinator
          

        SentbeUPDATED APR 2020

        Sentbe's remittance cost which is 1.2% of total remittance amount is far less than UN SDG 10.c aiming to reduce to less than 3%. It is estimated that Sentbe users, mostly migrant workers in Korea have saved 34 million USD mainly with its lower cost.
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        Diaspora, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Diaspora, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Blockchain, Data/Analytics, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Finance, Inclusion, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        TO DATE$9,600,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Leaf Global Fintech: A Virtual Bank for RefugeesUPDATED APR 2020

        Leaf provides digital financial services to refugees so that they can store and transport assets across borders from a feature phone, avoiding carrying cash.
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        Digital Finance, Economic Empowerment, Refugees
        Digital Finance, Economic Empowerment, RefugeesSEE LESS
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        Rwanda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Nigeria and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Rwanda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$420,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Niajiri PlatformUPDATED APR 2020

        A provider of end to end solution for employers in the market place that is using machine learning and data to help identify and nurture talent for the market place.
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        Soft or Life Skills, Testing & Assessment, Workforce Development and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Soft or Life Skills, Testing & Assessment, Workforce Development, EntrepreneurshipSEE LESS
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        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        clinicPesa/disruptive Healthcare Financing SolutionsUPDATED APR 2020

        clinicPesa empowers every organization and every person to save lives and do more by taking the first step of setting aside funds dedicated for healthcare through our health saving and micro loans platform.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Finance, Health, Inclusion
        Digital Finance, Health, InclusionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$40,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        JokkoSantéUPDATED APR 2020

        JokkoSanté is a Health-focused digital payments platform. We give Health Campaigns funders and managers an unique tool to improve their impact with online transactions, third-party targeted payments, traceability, transparent billing, automated awareness text messages, etc.
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        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Social & Micro Finance and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Social & Micro Finance, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Social Services, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Senegal
        SenegalSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        ekShop Phone e NittoponnoUPDATED APR 2020

        A unique e-commerce intervention, enabling rural hard-to-reach citizens to access greater economic opportunities, reduce the logistics divide and reduce inequality.
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        Digital Development, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Citizen Participation, Social ServicesSEE LESS
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        Bangladesh
        BangladeshSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        COVID-19 Chat for BizUPDATED APR 2020

        This COVID-29 Chat for Biz chatbot offers information and Q&A services for businesses to learn about updates to the situation and measures put in place to assist them, including budgeting for the rest of the year. The chatbot has recorded about 980 sessions, and answered close to 3,000 queries since its launch on 19 February 2020.
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        Fundación Paraguaya - Poverty StoplightUPDATED APR 2020

        During the COVID-19 pandemic, FP is developing new ways to deliver microfinance loans to those who are extremely poor and vulnerable and has been able to reach more than 3,500 village banks and 70,000 microenterprises.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Entrepreneurship and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Development, Social & Micro Finance, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United Kingdom, Mexico, Nicaragua and 19 moreSEE ALL
        United Kingdom, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Tanzania, Dominican Republic, Senegal, Taiwan, Uganda, Kenya, Argentina, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Pakistan, Paraguay, South Africa, Spain, Costa Rica, SingaporeSEE LESS
        TO DATE$484,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        AaroogyaUPDATED MAR 2020

        “Prevention and Early Detection of Breast, Oral, Cervical cancers”. We envision to reach 50 million women by 2025 in Asia and Africa Aaroogya is building a technology platform and toolkit for women & government and private frontline health workers.
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        AI, Data/Analytics, Health and 21 moreSEE ALL
        AI, Data/Analytics, Health, Communication with Communities, Data/Analytics, Diaspora, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health Systems, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Leadership Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Public-Private Partnerships, Resilience, Response Technologies, Social Development, Social and Behavior Change, Soft or Life Skills, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$21,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Education
          

        Vuleka PlatformUPDATED MAR 2020

        The Vuleka Platform is structured to support an entire trading ecosystem within the informal sector.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Growth and Trade, Microeconomics, Social & Micro Finance
        Economic Growth and Trade, Microeconomics, Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        MobileformsUPDATED MAR 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Social & Micro Finance
        Social & Micro FinanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Toolboksi - Connecting skills OpportunitiesUPDATED MAR 2020

        Toolboksi is a technology platform that provides informal sector workers with consistent work opportunities and access to upskilling and career progression.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Economic Empowerment, Soft or Life Skills, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
        Economic Empowerment, Soft or Life Skills, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        iPay AfricaUPDATED JAN 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Finance and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Growth and Trade, Financial Sector & Investment, Microeconomics, Social & Micro Finance, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Niger, NigeriaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

        Osusu Mobile MoneyUPDATED DEC 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Finance, Technology
        Digital Finance, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$200,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          

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