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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        VALENCE InVent Xtend™UPDATED FEB 2021

        The VALENCE InVent Xtend™ is a unique medical device for extending ventilator supply during COVID-19 ventilator shortages. It is unique in being able to safely adapt a single ventilator to deliver customizable ventilation to multiple patients.
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        Humanitarian Assistance, Medical Devices, Technology
        Humanitarian Assistance, Medical Devices, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Canada
        CanadaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$50,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        TotoquizUPDATED FEB 2021

        Totoquiz is a Web and Android application that enables pupils from Primary 1 to 7 in Uganda to learn and revise online
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        Basic Education, Education, Testing & Assessment
        Basic Education, Education, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Data Entry and Exploration Platform (DEEP)UPDATED JAN 2021

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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments
        Data Collection/Needs AssessmentsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Pakistan, Myanmar, Nicaragua and 57 moreSEE ALL
        Pakistan, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Paraguay, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Trinidad and Tobago, India, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Haiti, Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Aruba, Brazil, Yemen, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Uruguay, Solomon Islands, Central African Republic, Honduras, Mozambique, Burundi, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, GuyanaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

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        Allplex 2019-nCoV Assay by Seegene Inc.UPDATED JAN 2021

        Simultaneous detection and identification of 3 target genes specific for COVID-19
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
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        Korea, South
        Korea, SouthSEE LESS
        Testing
          
        South Korean Government
          

        HappyTap Co. UPDATED JAN 2021

        Happytap Co. is a social business on a mission to make handwashing convenient and delightful for everyone.
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        Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health, Health Systems, Inclusion, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Philippines, India, IndonesiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,106,828 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        Same Language Subtitling (SLS) on TV: Lifelong reading literacy for a billion (PlanetRead & IIM-A)UPDATED JAN 2021

        Inescapable and lifelong reading literacy on TV for 1 billion viewers, including 600 million weak-readers, by marrying Same Language Subtitling (SLS) with mainstream entertainment. SLS is now broadcast policy in India. It just has to be implemented.
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        Basic Education, Communications and Media, Literacy
        Basic Education, Communications and Media, LiteracySEE LESS
        TO DATE$300,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        Pumani bubbleCPAPUPDATED JAN 2021

        Helping Infants Breathe - A low-cost respiratory device for newborns and children.
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        Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
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        Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia, Malawi, Pakistan, Tanzania, ZambiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,250,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          

        Mobile Vaani (A federated network of mobile based community media platforms)UPDATED JAN 2021

        Mobile Vaani is a voice based social media platform for rural and low income urban households, low literacy regions, and non-Internet users. It serves media-dark regions in an interactive manner and is accessible to anybody who has a phone.
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        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Gender Equity, Health, Communications and Media, Gender-based Violence, Good Governance, NutritionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$203,805 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          

        Living GoodsUPDATED JAN 2021

        Community Health Workers Providing Door to Door Healthcare
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        Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Nutrition and 10 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Nutrition, Agriculture Water Management, Clean Cooking, Economic Empowerment, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Gender, Health, Inclusion, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Kenya, Uganda
        Kenya, UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$16,717,020 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          

        iScuelaUPDATED JAN 2021

        We focus on raising the learning levels of school going children, specially in the semi-urban and rural areas, using technology. Our Platform localised, interactive and has a unique “click-only” approach to ensure adoption and reduce learning curve.
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        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Education
          

        Humanitarian OpenStreetMap TeamUPDATED JAN 2021

        Crowdsourcing, digital map creation, participatory mapping, community-led development, humanitarian response, open data and tech.
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, GIS/Mapping, Humanitarian Assistance and 36 moreSEE ALL
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, GIS/Mapping, Humanitarian Assistance, Child Protection, Communication with Communities, Conflict Response, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, Environment, Gender, Good Governance, HIV/AIDS, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Human Trafficking, Humanitarian Assistance, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Land Tenure, Non-communicable Diseases, Policy and Regulation, Prevention & Vaccination, Private Sector Competitiveness, Refugees, Response Technologies, Sanitation, Social and Behavior Change, Technology, Urbanization, Waste Management, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), YouthSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Gradian Health SystemsUPDATED JAN 2021

        Gradian Health Systems combines a social mission with market forces to develop appropriate anesthesia and critical care medical technology, distribute and support it locally, and bring user-centric training to providers who operate it.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Guinea, Guatemala, Gabon and 24 moreSEE ALL
        Guinea, Guatemala, Gabon, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda, Niger, Liberia, Zambia, Benin, Uganda, Tanzania, Swaziland, Laos, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Kenya, Haiti, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Burkina Faso, Ghana, NicaraguaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$800,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Grand Challenges Canada
          

        CommCare by DimagiUPDATED JAN 2021

        Dimagi is working with organizations around the world to support COVID-19 response with our customizable mobile data collection and service delivery platform, CommCare, which is being used for everything from contact tracing to facility readiness.
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        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 11 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Communication with Communities, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Health, Human Centered Design, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Monitoring & Evaluation, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,215,106 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Testing
          
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        Bloom UPDATED JAN 2021

        Let's grow a library! The free Bloom easy book creation software is the only tool available for creating linguistically-correct decodable and leveled reading materials. Bloom enables local experts in all language communities to grow libraries. The Bloom Library now offers a growing collection of COVID-19 books available to be adapted and translated into new languages. https://bloomlibrary.org/COVID19
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        Basic Education, Digital Development, Literacy and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Digital Development, Literacy, Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Inclusion, Inclusive EducationSEE LESS
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        Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia and 14 moreSEE ALL
        Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Philippines, Nigeria, Nepal, Mozambique, Indonesia, Guatemala, Rwanda, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Senegal, Ghana, MadagascarSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Education
          

        askNivi: Using AI and behavioral science to help every person realize their own aspirations for healthUPDATED JAN 2021

        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
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya, India
        Kenya, IndiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$4,140,000 Funds Raised
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Amplio Talking BookUPDATED JAN 2021

        The Amplio Talking Book enables global partners to reach low-literate people in remote communities, share hours of audio content on demand, and collect usage data and user feedback.
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        All Sectors, Communication with Communities, Digital Development and 11 moreSEE ALL
        All Sectors, Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Agriculture, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Education, Gender, Health, Human Centered Design, Parent & Family Engagement, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Social and Behavior Change, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), YouthSEE LESS
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        Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Cameroon, Niger, Ethiopia, Somalia, Zambia, LiberiaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        "UNITY" - Real-Time Population Healthcare Management with Covid-19 Encounter TrackerUPDATED JAN 2021

        “UNITY” is an innovative, customizable, and affordable healthcare data management solution, specifically designed for developing economies, that aims to improve and balance the healthcare services of an entire human population.
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        Data/Analytics, Health, Technology and 9 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Health, Technology, AI, Citizen Participation, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Entrepreneurship, Good Governance, Higher Education, Monitoring & Evaluation, Public-Private Partnerships, Social ServicesSEE LESS
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        Madagascar
        MadagascarSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Beacon Emergency Dispatch PlatformUPDATED JAN 2021

        Text message-based emergency medical dispatching for resource-limited settings and austere environments ("911 where there is none")
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        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health, Response Technologies and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Health, Response Technologies, Community Transport Models, GIS/Mapping, Gender-based Violence, SecuritySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Argentina and 8 moreSEE ALL
        Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Costa Rica, United States, Guatemala, Malawi, Haiti, EcuadorSEE LESS
        TO DATE$575,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        StudyLabUPDATED DEC 2020

        Supporting schools and teachers improve students' performance, offline and online.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics, Secondary Education, Testing & Assessment
        Data/Analytics, Secondary Education, Testing & AssessmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria, Ghana
        Nigeria, GhanaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Apor appUPDATED DEC 2020

        A tool design to assist elementary and high school pupils prep at their own convenience and pace.
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        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Methods & Learning and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Basic Education, Inclusive Education, Methods & Learning, Secondary EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ghana
        Education
          

        Tribal Health Platform for IndiaUPDATED DEC 2020

        SARTHI - Sustainable Action to Redefine Tribal Health in India
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        Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Public-Private Partnerships, Technology, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Non-communicable Diseases, NutritionSEE LESS
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        India
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        High-quality, affordable health care facilitiesUPDATED DEC 2020

        As a U.S.-based nonprofit, we fill the gaps left by governmental, temporary, and narrowly-focused healthcare efforts by building affordable and accessible healthcare facilities that provide a full scope of medical services.
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        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary CareSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda, Nicaragua, Honduras
        Uganda, Nicaragua, HondurasSEE LESS
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Needs Map - İhtiyaç HaritasıUPDATED DEC 2020

        Needs Map is an online platform, where people in need of something can connect with those who can help them around the country. It does map-based data matching and brings transparency and visualizes street level data in terms of need and support.
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        Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, Disaster Risk Reduction, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Turkey
        TurkeySEE LESS
        TO DATE$237,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        SHARP DigitalUPDATED NOV 2020

        We provide free mobile-based interactive courses on digital basics to South Africans who have never been connected to the Internet or are struggling to use it.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Soft or Life Skills and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, Soft or Life Skills, Citizen Participation, Economic Growth and Trade, Education, School-to-Work TransitionSEE LESS
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        South Africa
        South AfricaSEE LESS
        Education
          

        Gradian Comprehensive Care Ventilator (CCV)UPDATED NOV 2020

        The Gradian CCV is a portable mechanical ventilator that provides reliable support throughout the continuum of critical care.
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        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Rwanda, Nigeria, Nepal, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, KenyaSEE LESS
        Treatment
          

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