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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        Needs Map - İhtiyaç HaritasıUPDATED AUG 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, GIS/Mapping, Gender-based ViolenceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Turkey
        TurkeySEE LESS
        TO DATE$237,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        We Care Solar UPDATED JUL 2020

        Saving Lives in Childbirth with Innovative Solar Suitcases
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Health and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Gender Equity, Health, Energy, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, SolarSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, ZimbabweSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,000,000 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Testing
          

        SafeTowelUPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
        Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Iraq, Ethiopia
        Iraq, EthiopiaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

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        JikoRahaUPDATED JUL 2020

        Jiko Raha an innovative stove enabls households have safe drinking water free of disease causing micro-organisms and reduced vulnerability to COVID-19
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        Clean Cooking, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Climate Change and Resilience and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Clean Cooking, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Prevention & Vaccination, Wind & Water EnergySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda, Kenya
        Rwanda, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$228,750 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Ba Alf Seen Ltd (Akyas)UPDATED JUL 2020

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        Sanitation
        SanitationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Jordan
        JordanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Emergency ‘Smart’ Pod (ESP)UPDATED JUL 2020

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Health, Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$613,927 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          

        AtmaGoUPDATED JUN 2020

        Building a movement to empower communities from the ground up - Neighbors helping Neighbors.
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        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Climate Change and Resilience, Health, Communication with Communities, Gender Equity, Good GovernanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Indonesia, United States
        Indonesia, United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,570,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
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        Wings for AidUPDATED JUN 2020

        Helping humanitarian aid organisations bridge 'the last mile'​ in disaster struck and remote areas, through the development and operation of special-purpuse Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's).
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Response Technologies, TechnologySEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        NeedsListUPDATED MAY 2020

        The NeedsList software aggregates and matches needs and offers in real-time to foster collaboration between stakeholders, reduce waste, and increase efficiency.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Health Systems
        Disaster Risk Reduction, Displaced Persons & Migration Management, Health SystemsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        France, United States, Canada and 3 moreSEE ALL
        France, United States, Canada, Uganda, Bahamas, The, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,030,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        AgUnity Response: Creating resilient food supply chains in the face of COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        AgUnity Response has developed a digital platform enabling farmers to safely connect with buyers and ensure uninterrupted food supply chains worldwide.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Resilience, Transport & Supply Chains
        Agriculture, Resilience, Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          

        VillageReachUPDATED MAY 2020

        VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone.
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        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Prevention & Vaccination, Supply Chains, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
        Mozambique, Malawi, Congo, Democratic Republic of theSEE LESS
        TO DATE$5,195,736 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          
        +1
          

        OffGridBoxUPDATED MAY 2020

        OffGridBox is a modular and compact unit that provides affordable renewable energy & treated water in off-the-grid areas. It can provide energy & clean water to (rural) clinics, so medicines & vaccines can be refrigerated, important in COVID19 times
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        Economic Empowerment, Solar, Water Supply/Quality and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Economic Empowerment, Solar, Water Supply/Quality, Health, Humanitarian AssistanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Africa, Madagascar, Italy and 5 moreSEE ALL
        South Africa, Madagascar, Italy, Colombia, Philippines, Rwanda, Tanzania, United StatesSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        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
          

        Medinas HealthUPDATED APR 2020

        Medinas Health is helping hospitals buy critically needed equipment & supplies
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Health
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Tele-medicine through smart glassesUPDATED APR 2020

        Smart safety glasses built for the health industry
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        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, Health
        Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Education, HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Education
          
        Emergency Communication
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Oxygen Systems for Isolation WardsUPDATED APR 2020

        Oxygen systems for rapid deployment to wards using existing health technologies and locally available installation equipment.
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        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          

        Redefining Periods with Be Girl's PeriodPanty & SmartCycleUPDATED APR 2020

        Be Girl is disrupting the status quo for menstruation through our innovative, sustainable, high-quality products designed with and for girls to understand manage menstruation safely and comfortably.

        FOCUS AREAS
        Menstrual Hygiene, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Young Adolescence (10-14) and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Menstrual Hygiene, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Young Adolescence (10-14), Education, Enabling Environment, Environment, Health, Human Centered DesignSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia, Mozambique, Haiti and 24 moreSEE ALL
        Ethiopia, Mozambique, Haiti, Guatemala, Ghana, Georgia, Morocco, Uganda, Dominican Republic, United States, Colombia, Cameroon, Nepal, Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, Mali, Malawi, Madagascar, Liberia, Zambia, JordanSEE LESS
        TO DATE$287,500 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        UNTAPPEDUPDATED APR 2020

        UNTAPPED empowers local entrepreneurs to scale water access through a Universal PAYGO System
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        Agriculture Water Management, Digital Finance, Economic Empowerment and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture Water Management, Digital Finance, Economic Empowerment, Economic Growth and Trade, Energy, Environment, Health, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Haiti, Ghana, Burkina Faso and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Haiti, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Kenya, MaliSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        EMRI - 108 Emergency Response ServicesUPDATED APR 2020

        GVK EMRI (Emergency Management and Research Institute) is a pioneer in Emergency Management Services in India.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        SkyLIFE UPDATED APR 2020

        SkyLIFE engineers and manufactures modern products for HA/DR supply chain to airdrop aid directly to aid recipients on the grounds. SkyLIFE products help deliver anything anywhere from the air, including physical items and electronic communication.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Prevention & Vaccination, Response Technologies, Supply Chains and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Prevention & Vaccination, Response Technologies, Supply Chains, Communication with Communities, Humanitarian Assistance, Waste ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        South Sudan
        South SudanSEE LESS
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          

        Data Entry and Exploration Platform (DEEP)UPDATED MAR 2020

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

        TruviUPDATED MAR 2020

        Truvi transforms disaster response, resiliency and international development with an AI-based system that provides evidence-based matching of needs-to-solutions in real time, enabling to focus efforts, time and resources on implementation and impact.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Citizen Participation, Humanitarian Assistance, Technology and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Citizen Participation, Humanitarian Assistance, Technology, AI, Climate Change and Resilience, Disaster Risk ReductionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Israel
        IsraelSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        +1
          

        SegoviaUPDATED SEP 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Finance
        Digital FinanceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Liberia
        LiberiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$749,999 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

        Emergency aerial delivery of blood and lifesaving medicines in rural Tanzania: the Stork autonomous unmanned aerial delivery systemUPDATED SEP 2019

        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Tanzania
        TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$482,523 Funds Raised
        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Transport
          

        RISE Removing Barriers to Education for Refugee Children through Enterprise SoftwareUPDATED JUL 2019

        A software tool for humanitarian workers to log educational data, identify barriers to education and alert other workers for action.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Education
        EducationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$349,633 Funds Raised
        Education
          
        Humanitarian Assistance
          

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