WinHacks: Digital Hackathon (March 27-29)
A timely challenge for innovative mobility solutions to reduce the impact of #COVID19. The solution that best helps us understand, visualize, and soften the impact of the spread of COVID19.
IBM’s 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge
Mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and climate change by creating sustainable solutions using open source technology. Get the details on the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge, understand its two tracks, and start building today.
Johns Hopkins CBID COVID-19 Design Challenge (March 26-30)
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) is inviting teams to apply to compete in a five-day, student-run, entirely online design challenge. Join them to develop innovative solutions to the problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants can be university students, faculty, and affiliates who register through this site and agree to the competition rules. This design challenge is open to teams all over the world.
AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI)
The AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) provides support for innovation in rapid and accurate patient testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and other diagnostic solutions to mitigate future outbreaks. Although vaccine and treatment development research is generally funded by private foundations and government agencies, fast and reliable diagnostic techniques are slow to be developed. Accurate testing and diagnosis at point-of-care or regional locations for patients with COVID-19 is critical to early intervention and treatment. AWS is offering technical support and providing AWS promotional credits to support the use of AWS services to advance diagnostic research for selected institutions and companies.
A platform created by the Province of Ontario seeking help from businesses and organizations who can supply emergency products and innovative solutions to support our response to COVID-19.
An Open Innovation Effort to Design a Rapidly Deployable Mechanical Ventilator.
Code Life Ventilator Challenge
To design a low-cost, simple, easy-to-use and easy-to-build ventilator that can serve the COVID patients, in an emergency timeframe.
The National Research Council of Canada is set to organize a COVID-19 Challenge Program, composed of teams of government, academic, and private sector partners to address a range of medium-term needs of the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada. The challenge will focus on personal protective equipment, sanitization products, diagnostic and testing products, therapeutics, and disease tracking technology.