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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        Genolution: Nextractor (NX-48)UPDATED MAY 2020

        Nextractor® is automatic extraction system for rapid isolation of DNA or RNA from a variety samples.
        Using Nextractor® can purify up to 48 samples, saving valuable time and labor in your lab.
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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
          

        Nucleic Acid Extractor GENTi 32 by GeneAll Biotechnology CoUPDATED MAY 2020

        The GENTi 32 gives you the flexibility to purify DNA/RNA from a variety of starting material, including Sputum, CSF, BAL, Urine, Body Fluid and also clinical samples such as hair and bone.
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        Medical Devices, Technology
        Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        AFIAS COVID-19 Ab by Biditech Med IncUPDATED MAY 2020

        AFIAS COVID-19 Ab test system is a rapid in vitro diagnostic test that qualitatively detects anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG/IgM antibodies in whole blood, serum or plasma samples with high sensitivity.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

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        ichroma COVID-19 Ab by Boditech Med Inc.UPDATED MAY 2020

        ichroma™ COVID-19 Ab in conjunction with ichroma™ II Reader is an in vitro diagnostic fluorescence Immunoassay intended for qualitative detection and differentiation of IgG/IgM antibodies to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in human venous whole blood, serum or plasma samples.
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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
          

        MX-16, MX-32, MX-8L by ApintechUPDATED MAY 2020

        Nucleic Acid Extractor that can automatically extract high-quality nucleic acid from up to 16 & 32 samples.
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        Palm PCR: Ultra-Fast Mobile PCR System by Ahram Biosystems, Inc.UPDATED MAY 2020

        Palm PCR system is designed to perform high-speed and high-efficiency PCR amplification for 12 samples of 20 μL volume.
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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
          

        Universal Viral Transport for Viral, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma & Ureaplasma by Noble Biosciences Inc.UPDATED MAY 2020

        Noble Biosciences Universal Transport Medium is intended for the collection and transport of clinical specimens containing Virus, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma from the collection site.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        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
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        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
          

        WaterSHEDUPDATED MAY 2020

        HappyTap Household Hand-Washing Station
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        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Sanitation and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Sanitation, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Vietnam
        VietnamSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,106,828 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        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
          

        North Star AllianceUPDATED MAY 2020

        Bringing healthcare to hard-to-reach populations across Africa through a growing network of Blue Box clinics.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Botswana, Gambia, The, Kenya and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Botswana, Gambia, The, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, AngolaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$427,308 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        The friendship bench programUPDATED MAY 2020

        A cluster randomized controlled trial of a brief psychological intervention for common mental disorders delivered by lay health workers in Zimbabwe.
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        Health, Human Centered Design, Social and Behavior Change
        Health, Human Centered Design, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Zimbabwe
        ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,345,556 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        TNH HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Brazil
        BrazilSEE LESS
        TO DATE$373,844 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        WelTel Kenya2.UPDATED MAY 2020

        Improving Global Health, One Text at a Time.
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        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Social and Behavior Change, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$909,750 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        OneBreathUPDATED MAY 2020

        Cost effective mechanical ventilation for emerging markets
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$84,750 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Hewa TeleUPDATED MAY 2020

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

        Elemeno HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Elemeno Health is a team-based communication and just-in-time training system which helps healthcare institutions maintain COVID-19 readiness with frontline teams.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Y Combinator
          

        VIDA & Co. Protective MaskUPDATED MAY 2020

        Personal protective masks for essential workers
        FOCUS AREAS
        Medical Devices, Prevention & Vaccination
        Medical Devices, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

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