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    NIBIB Response to COVID-19

    22 Apr, 2020
    NIBIB's current response to COVID-19 takes the form of multiple Notices of Special Interest. This includes: administrative supplements and emergency competitive revisions funding for current grantees; small business innovation research/small business technology transfer (SBIR/STTR) opportunities; and investigator-initiated research opportunities to address this crisis. Click here for reference

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    America Makes: 3D printing challenges!

    22 Apr, 2020
    As part of its continued effort to garner the innovation of the additive manufacturing (AM)industry to deliver safe and effective solutions to front line workers across the country, America Makes is announcing two challenges – the Fit to Face – Mask Design Challenge in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs; and the COVID-19 Maker Challenge, a joint event by Challenge America and the Veterans Health Administr...
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    Immediate First Call for Proposals: AI Techniques to Mitigate Pandemic

    21 Apr, 2020

    Up to $5.8 million in awards will be funded from this first call, ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 each. In addition to cash awards, DTI recipients will be provided with significant cloud computing, supercomputing, data access, and AI software resources and technical support provided by Microsoft and This will include unlimited use of the C3 AI Suite and access to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and access to the Blue Waters supercomputer at the National Center for Superc...
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    Open source journal calls for COVID-19 equipment designs

    20 Apr, 2020
    Healthcare staff around the world need medical equipment to cope with the rapidly rising numbers of patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus. The need for protective equipment and ventilators has been well publicized, but hospitals and care centers need everything from swabs and pipettes to sterilization equipment for rooms.To help, HardwareX – Elsevier’s open access journal specializing in open source hardware – is planning a special issue on medical equipment designs....
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    Innoget Covid-19 Open Innovation Initiative

    20 Apr, 2020

    Innoget is the leading open innovation network for technology transfer and technology scouting. We are fully committed to contributing to mobilizing scientific and expert communities to develop real solutions to the challenges of the Covid-19 outbreak and related infection diseases.
    About the initiativeAhead of the global Covid-19 outbreak, Innoget is leading the new established Innoget Covid-19 Open Innovation Initiative, aimed at supporting innovators worldwide in bringing f...
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    Pan-European Hackathon to connect innovators

    16 Apr, 2020
    The European Commission and EU member states have today launched a call for participation in a pan-European Hackathon to connect innovators, partners and buyers across Europe to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus.  The Hackathon will take place on 24, 25 and 26 April and is structured around categories of problems that need short-term solutions in relation to coronavirus health and life, business continuity, remote working and education, social & political cohesion, digital ...
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    3D Printing Against Corona!

    15 Apr, 2020
    3D Printing Against Corona is a global network of 3D printing experts providing care and treatment for everyone. Let’s do what our technology teaches us to do: think differently. Let’s push the boundaries of what is possible. Let’s join forces to provide treatment and care for everyone!

    This platform was created to help members of the 3D printing community in supporting others battling Covid-19. The Coronavirus has spread rapidly all across the globe. If infections proceed at their cur...
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    Event | Flattening the Curve and Raising the Bar

    14 Apr, 2020

    Even optimistic estimates of flattened covid curves will still overwhelm our healthcare systems. Startups, makers, and other innovators are helping to slow the spread, but also also to raise the capacity of the healthcare system - more tests, more masks, more ventilators, etc.

    Join this conversation about inspiring actions underway in China, India, Europe and the US - and practical ways you can help as this crisis unfolds over the weeks and months ahead.
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    COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19)

    10 Apr, 2020

    An AI challenge with AI2, CZI, MSR, Georgetown, NIH & The White House!

    Dataset Description
    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the White House and a coalition of leading research groups have prepared the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). CORD-19 is a resource of over 47,000 scholarly articles, including over 36,000 with full text, about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and related coronaviruses. This freely available dataset is provided to the global research communit...
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    CoronaHack | 14th April

    10 Apr, 2020

    CoronaHack is a virtual hackathon bringing together Biomedical and data scientists to explore ways to combat CoronaVirus!
    It is going to open on Tuesday 14th April until Sunday 19th April. 
    Please join us for this high profile hackathon designed to accelerate approaches to monitoring, diagnosing and controlling the CoronaVirus.

    This event will shortly go virtual through a platform with full access to covid-19 datasets and other technology.

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    Rapid Innovation Dashboard from MIT

    6 Apr, 2020

    The MIT community has been activated to fight the pandemic. From ways to combat feelings of isolation to open-source ventilators—students, faculty, staff, and alumni from academic departments & labs across campus are living the MIT mission to, “…work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.”

    We’ve aggregated the many MIT efforts here for you to explore, learn more, and get activated.