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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        TupaiaUPDATED APR 2020

        Free and open-source health data aggregation, analysis and visualisation platform, combining data from mSupply, DHIS2, Tupaia MediTrak and elsewhere. Used for supply chain strengthening, disaster response, service provision and disease surveillance.
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        Data/Analytics, Health, Transport & Supply Chains and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Health, Transport & Supply Chains, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS
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        Kiribati, Timor-Leste, Solomon Islands and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Kiribati, Timor-Leste, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, TongaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$6,760,096 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        AfyaBoxUPDATED APR 2020

        Connecting people to healthcare services.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Technology
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        askNivi: Using AI and behavioral science to help every person realize their own aspirations for healthUPDATED APR 2020

        Nivi empowers individuals by delivering accurate, trusted, and timely health information, as well as referrals to health products and services, through conversations enhanced by artificial intelligence
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        Agency, Health, Social and Behavior Change and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Agency, Health, Social and Behavior Change, AI, Communications and Media, Data/Analytics, Emerging Adulthood (20-24), Evidence & Impact, Gender, Gender Equity, Human Centered Design, Inclusion, Men and Boys, Menstrual Hygiene, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, YouthSEE LESS
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        Kenya, India
        Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,140,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

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        Singaporean Government COVID-19 Geographic and demographic data hubUPDATED APR 2020

        Gov.sg maintains an easy-to-find and transparent log of all COVID-19 cases diagnosed in Singapore in order to limit panic, and to encourage those concerned of potential exposure to proactively engage with healthcare services.
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        Data/Analytics, Health, Technology
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Policy-Related
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        Singapore Digital Footprint for contact tracingUPDATED APR 2020

        Singapore has been utilizing digital footprints to find out where COVID-19 positive cases have been in the fourteen days prior to their diagnosis.
        Data
          
        Policy-Related
          
        Prevention
          
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        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
          

        Ask JamieUPDATED APR 2020

        Ask Jamie is a virtual assistant (VA) that can be implemented on agency websites and trained to be able to answer queries within specific domains, enabling us to respond decisively and swiftly to the COVID-19 outbreak with a suite of digital tools to help disseminate timely and accurate information to Singaporeans.
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        AI, Communication with Communities, Technology
        AI, Communication with Communities, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Policy-Related
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        Gov.sg WhatsApp Channel for COVID-19 updatesUPDATED APR 2020

        A special WhatsApp channel available to everyone living in Singapore was created to offer quick and reliable updates on the COVID-19 situation.
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        Policy-Related
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        FluGoWhereUPDATED APR 2020

        During the COVID-19 pandemic, this website (linked to MaskGoWhere), has enabled quick and easy searching of Public Health Preparedness Clinics providing special subsidies for those diagnosed with respiratory illnesses.
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        Health Systems, Technology
        Health Systems, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        MaskGoWhereUPDATED APR 2020

        During the COVID-19 pandemic, this website, which is a collaborative effort from a number of Government ministries, has helped Singaporean households find the designated location, day and time to collect masks allocated by the Government.
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        Health Systems, Technology
        Health Systems, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Prevention
          
        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.
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        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
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        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
          

        LISTA by Fundación CapitalUPDATED APR 2020

        A scalable digital solution, proven to build the financial capabilities of low-income people, particularly women and people living in rural areas
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Social Development and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Social Development, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Human Centered Design, Resilience, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and 7 moreSEE ALL
        Colombia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Tanzania, Peru, Haiti, Mozambique, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,905,702 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        COVID-19 Stay-Home Notice (SHN) mobile tracking solutionUPDATED APR 2020

        This SMS and mobile web-based solution allows people to report their locations using GPS and photos. It was developed in response to COVID-19 and used by the Singaporean government for the first level of compliance for those serving out their Stay-Home Notices (SHN).
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        Communication with Communities, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Technology
        Communication with Communities, Infectious & Vector Diseases, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Emergency Communication
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        iThermo: AI-driven temperature screening toolUPDATED APR 2020

        In response to COVID-19, Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), the national HIT agency in Singapore, and KroniKare developed an AI-driven temperature screening device in two weeks. iThermo screens and identifies those having or showing symptoms of fever.
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        AI, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 1 moreSEE ALL
        AI, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, TechnologySEE LESS
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        Singapore
        SingaporeSEE LESS
        Policy-Related
          
        Prevention
          
        UNDP Singapore
          

        Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED APR 2020

        Simprints builds technology to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every public good reaches the people who need them most.
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        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology, All Sectors, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

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