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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        AutoXT PGS Extraction kit by iNtRONUPDATED MAY 2020

        The AutoXT PGS DNA/RNA Kit is used with the Miracle-AutoXT Nucleic Acid Extraction System to purify DNA and RNA of pathogens such as bacteria and virus from fresh / frozen blood, serum, other cell-free body fluids, virus culture, cultivated cell, tissue homogenate and stool swab homogenate. DNA/RNA are easily bound to the surface of the magnetic beads and release using a proprietary buffer system.
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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        alphaPrep Viral DNA/RNA Extraction Kit by Hanwool TPCUPDATED MAY 2020

        The AlphaPrepTM Viral DNA / RNA Extraction Kit is essential for the process of extracting nucleic acid from a sample in order to confirm a specific molecular genetic test. As a principle is used bead method and it is used in the process of extracting nucleic acids with high purity and high quality.
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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        South Korean Government
          

        NC-15 PLUS Nucleic Acid Extractor by Hanwool TPC CoUPDATED MAY 2020

        NC-15 PLUS use a magnetic bead based method for DNA extract. This is primarily used for extracting COVID-19, HPV, TB, Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Herpes simplex virus, etc.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Technology
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

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        GeneAll: RibospinTM vRD (plus!) by GeneAll Biotechnology CoUPDATED MAY 2020

        Ribospin™ vRD provides a convenient method for isolation of RNA and DNA from cell-free fluid, cell culture supernatant, plasma, serum, swab, urine, and virus-infected samples.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        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
          

        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
          

        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
          

        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
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

        COVID-19 Match: Helping to Rewrite the Story for Kids in NeedUPDATED MAY 2020

        In order to combat COVID-19, states and districts have closed schools across the country.The closure of these schools and programs has an impact on millions of children, but the impact on our country’s poorest children will include academic backsliding, as well as emotional isolation and toxic stress.
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        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        EdquityUPDATED MAY 2020

        Food insecurity. Housing insecurity. Insufficient financial aid. We know the day-to-day financial issues for college students are real. Edquity for College helps you manage the money you have and find the emergency supports on- and off-campus – as well as emergency dollars – when what you have just isn't enough.
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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Village Capital
          

        Worthy BondsUPDATED MAY 2020

        Worthy Bonds offers investors a 5% return while giving you a chance to support small businesses in your community: Worthy uses the bond proceeds to offer secured loans to small and growing companies who offer collateral like inventory.
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        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Village Capital
          

        STANDARD M nCoV Real-Time Detection kit by SD Biosensor Inc.UPDATED MAY 2020

        STANDARD Q COVID-19 Ag Test is a rapid chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of specific antigens to SARS-CoV-2 present in human nasopharynx. (FDA EUA Approved & Korea EUA Approved)
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        COVID-19 qPCR Multi Kit by 1dropUPDATED MAY 2020

        This kit allows qualitative detection of genes (E gene and RdRp gene) of COVID-19 with real-time qPCR (including reverse-transcription reaction) via RNA extracted from a specimen (Nasopharyngeal swab, Oropharyngeal swab) of suspected respiratory infectious disease patient.1copy™ COVID-19 qPCR Multi Kit can reduce the risk of asymptomatic and latent infection of COVID-19 by a single virus level limit of detection.
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$252,100 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        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
          

        Unima: Find COVID19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Rapid low-cost test for COVID-19
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        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices
        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        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
          

        Noora HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Noora Health's mission is to improve outcomes and save lives of at-risk patients. Noora's Care Companion Program (CCP) trains families of patients with high-impact medical skills, making them an integral part of healthcare delivery.
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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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        India, Bangladesh
        India, BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          
        Y Combinator
          

        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
          

        Swasth FoundationUPDATED MAY 2020

        Low-Cost Health Centers to Deliver Primary Healthcare to the Urban Poor. Swasth is looking for volunteers during COVID-19 to call patients and talk with them about their doubts and experiences with the aim of supplying information and understanding what support they need.
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$900,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        THINKMDUPDATED MAY 2020

        THINKMD has adapted its innovation to include the COVID-19 Self Screening Tool. THINKMD's COVID-19 triage and educational tool guides people through a COVID-19 self-risk assessment to increase healthcare capacity where it is most limited. https://covid19.thinkmd.tech/go
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        Data/Analytics, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Conflict Response, Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Monitoring & Evaluation, Refugees, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso and 7 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Peru, Zambia, South Africa, Indonesia, Sudan, SomaliaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

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