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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        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
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        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
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        Emergency Communication
          
        Testing
          
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        "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
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        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
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        Turkey
        TurkeySEE LESS
        TO DATE$237,000 Funds Raised
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        Humanitarian Assistance
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        The Tika Vaani (vaccine voice) platform: Community-centred innovation to transform child healthUPDATED NOV 2020

        Tika Vaani brings together research, technology, and implementation partners united by a common vision: to create and evaluate impactful innovations to accelerate health equity through strengthening essential health services such as immunization.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Communication with Communities, Gender, Technology, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India
        TO DATE$74,980 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        LISTA by Fundación CapitalUPDATED SEP 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
          

        POKETUPDATED SEP 2020

        Mapping the Emerging Economy, One Merchant at a Time
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, GIS/Mapping
        Crowdsourcing and Open Source, Digital Development, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
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        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Global Innovation Exchange
          

        Advanced Pathogen Detection in an Urban 'Hot Spot' for Global EmergenceUPDATED AUG 2020

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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        Brazil
        BrazilSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Thornhill Medical - MOVES® SLC™UPDATED AUG 2020

        MOVES® SLC™ is a portable Intensive Care Unit (ICU) that provides the highest level of patient care in any environment, integrating the functions of a ventilator, oxygen concentrator, physiological monitoring and suction into a single device.
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        Data/Analytics, Medical Devices, Monitoring & Evaluation
        Data/Analytics, Medical Devices, Monitoring & EvaluationSEE LESS
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        Malaysia, Israel, Canada and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Malaysia, Israel, Canada, Belgium, Australia, United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Transport
          
        Treatment
          

        Voice-Based Health Vault and Behaviour Change Tools for Caregivers and Community Health WorkersUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        reLink Global HealthUPDATED JUL 2020

        Relinkglobalhealth.org is a searchable online platform designed to connect organizations providing healthcare to improve operational efficiencies and increase access to high quality healthcare. We are currently using in Haiti and have found the tool extremely valuable in supporting COVID-19 response in Haiti
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        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Medical Devices, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Primary Care, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)SEE LESS
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        Haiti, Malawi
        Haiti, MalawiSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        BornFyne Mobile ApplicationUPDATED JUL 2020

        BornFyne means safe delivery. BornFyne connects pregnant women to their doctors especially during emergencies via a prenatal management system, empowers rural non literate women and communities in communicating health needs and make informed choices.
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        Evidence & Impact, Gender, Maternal Newborn and Child Health and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Evidence & Impact, Gender, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Communication with Communities, Digital Development, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Economic Empowerment, GIS/Mapping, Gender Equity, Health, Health Systems, Human Powered Transport, Literacy, Monitoring & Evaluation, Primary Care, Public-Private Partnerships, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Social and Behavior Change, Technology, Workforce DevelopmentSEE LESS
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        Cameroon
        CameroonSEE LESS
        TO DATE$74,993 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Simprints: transforming the way the world fights povertyUPDATED JUL 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 9 moreSEE ALL
        Health, Prevention & Vaccination, Technology, All Sectors, Digital Development, Digital Finance, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender-based Violence, Health, Human Centered Design, Public-Private Partnerships, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS
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        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,498,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Schwab Foundation
          

        SafetipinUPDATED JUL 2020

        Safetipin is a technology platform and set of apps that collects data & provides solutions about safety and inclusion in public spaces in cities through crowdsourcing and big data aimed at building a world where everyone can move around without fear
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        Gender-based Violence, Social Development, Urbanization and 3 moreSEE ALL
        Gender-based Violence, Social Development, Urbanization, GIS/Mapping, Inclusion, TechnologySEE LESS
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        India, Colombia, Kenya and 6 moreSEE ALL
        India, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Cambodia, South Africa, Sri LankaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        THINKMDUPDATED JUL 2020

        THINKMD has adapted its innovation to include the COVID-19 Self Screening Tool. THINKMD's COVID-19 triage and educational tool guides people through a COVID-19 self-risk assessment to increase healthcare capacity where it is most limited. https://covid19.thinkmd.tech/go
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        Data/Analytics, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination and 6 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Conflict Response, Health, Humanitarian Assistance, Monitoring & Evaluation, Refugees, TechnologySEE LESS
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        United States, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso and 7 moreSEE ALL
        United States, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Peru, Zambia, South Africa, Indonesia, Sudan, SomaliaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          

        Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team: Actionable Analytics Real-time Analysis Using OpenStreetMapUPDATED JUL 2020

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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$200,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        Blockchain Technology-Based Computer Application for Vaccine Supply Chain ManagementUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Transport & Supply Chains
        Transport & Supply ChainsSEE LESS
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        Kenya
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Prevention
          

        Network Modeling Approaches for Malaria SurveillanceUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
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        India
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        A Mobile - Cloud System to Achieve Universal VacccinationUPDATED JUN 2020

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        Digital Development, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Digital Development, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination, Social and Behavior ChangeSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$100,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

        ViamoUPDATED JUN 2020

        A simple, low-cost technology for data collection and for the provision of public service information via mobile.
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        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Gender
        Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, GenderSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan and 17 moreSEE ALL
        Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Botswana, Madagascar, South Africa, Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$103,550 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Emergency Communication
          

        Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX)UPDATED JUN 2020

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        Communication with Communities, Conflict Response, Data Collection/Needs Assessments and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Communication with Communities, Conflict Response, Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Human Centered Design, Humanitarian Assistance, Refugees, Response TechnologiesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Colombia, Kenya, Nepal
        Colombia, Kenya, NepalSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL)UPDATED JUN 2020

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        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Human Centered Design and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Data/Analytics, Digital Development, Human Centered Design, Humanitarian Assistance, TechnologySEE LESS
        Data
          

        COVID-19 GIS HubUPDATED JUN 2020

        Esri's COVID-19 GIS Hub is the global repository of GIS data, maps, apps, and dashboards related to the COVID-19 global pandemic and provided by the global GIS community.
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        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/Mapping
        Data Collection/Needs Assessments, Data/Analytics, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
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        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        Data
          

        Precision Agriculture for DevelopmentUPDATED JUN 2020

        Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to empower farmers in developing countries to improve their lives.
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        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology and 4 moreSEE ALL
        Agriculture, Evidence & Impact, Technology, Digital Development, Environment, Human Centered Design, ResilienceSEE LESS
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        India, Kenya, Rwanda and 5 moreSEE ALL
        India, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, ZambiaSEE LESS
        Data
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          

        Autonomous Drone Swarming for Emergency ResponseUPDATED JUN 2020

        How multi-drone swarming systems will help next-generation first responders save more lives, anytime and anywhere.
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        AI, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and 3 moreSEE ALL
        AI, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), AR/VR, Digital Security, GIS/MappingSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Haiti
        TO DATE$84,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          

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