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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        Parenting in a Pandemic: How to Talk to Your Kids about COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Don Goldmann, MD, participated in a recent webinar--Parenting in a Pandemic: How to Talk to Your Kids about COVID-19—hosted by the Museum of Life and Science.
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        Parent & Family Engagement, Technology
        Parent & Family Engagement, TechnologySEE LESS
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Health BuildersUPDATED MAY 2020

        Health Builders works with local communities and governments to build their own health systems.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Rwanda
        RwandaSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        SystemOneUPDATED MAY 2020

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

        InMed: Healthcare is in Your HandsUPDATED MAY 2020

        InMed is an app based on digital technologies that provide 11 features to give the best and proper experiences of getting the best healthcare service by the professional health workers.
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        Health, Health Systems, Technology and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Technology, EntrepreneurshipSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Indonesia
        IndonesiaSEE LESS
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        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
          

        Inokyo: COVID-19 Contact TracingUPDATED APR 2020

        Contact tracing for warehouses and workspaces
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        Policy and Regulation, Prevention & Vaccination
        Policy and Regulation, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Policy-Related
          
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        AON3DUPDATED APR 2020

        Face shields and ventilator components
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Voodoo ManufacturingUPDATED APR 2020

        3D printing Face Shields
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        Medical Devices
        Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        SolugenUPDATED APR 2020

        Producing hand sanitizer
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        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
          

        Blueberry MedicalUPDATED APR 2020

        Free telehealth COVID-19 consultations for children
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        Digital Development, Health Systems
        Digital Development, Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        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
          

        One CodexUPDATED APR 2020

        Free analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomics data
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        Data/Analytics
        Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

        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
          

        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
          

        BenchlingUPDATED APR 2020

        Software for COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccine, and treatment work
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        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
          

        AIRx HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        COVID-19 home monitoring
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        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
          

        FlexportUPDATED APR 2020

        Flexport is focusing all our resources on getting supplies to frontline health care workers combating COVID-19.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source
        Crowdsourcing and Open SourceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Y Combinator
          

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