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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        CareMessageUPDATED MAY 2020

        Free text messaging for clinics serving low-income patients
        FOCUS AREAS
        Digital Development, Health
        Digital Development, HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Emergency Communication
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Vulnerable Groups
          
        +1
          

        Face Masks by Hype and Vice UPDATED MAY 2020

        Non-medical face masks.
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        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        United States
        United StatesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Helium HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Emergency Response Software for Governments in Africa
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        Health, Technology
        Health, TechnologySEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nigeria
        NigeriaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$10,150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

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        Unima: Find COVID19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Rapid low-cost test for COVID-19
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        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical Devices
        Health Systems, Infectious & Vector Diseases, Medical DevicesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Noora HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Noora Health's mission is to improve outcomes and save lives of at-risk patients. Noora's Care Companion Program (CCP) trains families of patients with high-impact medical skills, making them an integral part of healthcare delivery.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child Health
        Health, Health Systems, Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        India, Bangladesh
        India, BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Innovations in Healthcare
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Covidikit by PachdUPDATED MAY 2020

        Covidikit for hospitals is low cost rapidly scalable remote monitoring package for patients either at high risk for COVID or presenting with symptoms.
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        Data/Analytics
        Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

        PostEra: COVID MoonshotUPDATED MAY 2020

        COVID Moonshot: An open-source drug discovery effort to find an antiviral cure for COVID-19
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        Crowdsourcing and Open Source
        Crowdsourcing and Open SourceSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Elemeno HealthUPDATED MAY 2020

        Elemeno Health is a team-based communication and just-in-time training system which helps healthcare institutions maintain COVID-19 readiness with frontline teams.
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        Health Systems
        Health SystemsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Economic and Workforce Support
          
        Enabling Community and Connection
          
        Y Combinator
          

        VIDA & Co. Protective MaskUPDATED MAY 2020

        Personal protective masks for essential workers
        FOCUS AREAS
        Medical Devices, Prevention & Vaccination
        Medical Devices, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Atomwise: screening for small molecule drugs for COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        AI-based molecular screening for small molecule drugs for C19
        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & Vaccination
        Infectious & Vector Diseases, Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Helix Nanotechnologies: Vaccine for COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        HelixNano is developing a multi-antigen mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2.
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Macromoltek: Novel antibody drug for COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Computational design of novel antibody drug for COVID-19
        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Gen1E Lifesciences: Drug for ARDS, a compliation of COVID-19UPDATED MAY 2020

        Gen1E Lifesciences is making a drug to treat Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).
        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Luminostics: COVID-19 Diagnostic TestUPDATED MAY 2020

        Smartphone-based point-of-care test for SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 immunity
        FOCUS AREAS
        Infectious & Vector Diseases
        Infectious & Vector DiseasesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        BillionToOne COVID-19 diagnostic UPDATED MAY 2020

        BillionToOne developed a novel qSanger-COVID-19 Test that is more than 30x higher throughput than existing quantitative PCR (qPCR) methods and is highly accurate and cost-effective.
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Y Combinator
          

        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.
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        FOCUS AREAS
        Prevention & Vaccination
        Prevention & VaccinationSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Prevention
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Voodoo ManufacturingUPDATED APR 2020

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

        SolugenUPDATED APR 2020

        Producing hand sanitizer
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        FOCUS AREAS
        Health
        HealthSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Testing
          
        Treatment
          
        Y Combinator
          

        Blueberry MedicalUPDATED APR 2020

        Free telehealth COVID-19 consultations for children
        FOCUS AREAS
        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
        FOCUS AREAS
        Data/Analytics
        Data/AnalyticsSEE LESS
        TO DATE$150,000 Funds Raised
        Data
          
        Y Combinator
          

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