Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Seeking innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID-19

Posted by Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by InnogetVery responsive · Specific Technical Innovation · Project Size Range : Strategic project backed by large scale funding € · Deadline at 26/06/2020 · United Kingdom

Desired outcome

NHSX is calling on all innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID-19 to apply for government funding of up to £25,000 to test their solution.

We believe new technologies can help support the vulnerable, elderly and self-isolating as COVID-19 continues to spread. Within this challenge, we are particularly looking for innovators able to support in the following areas. If this is your company, apply.

Please note: this competition is aimed at helping in the community, and we are not looking for solutions that are trying to solve clinical problems or require integration with NHS systems.

Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Details of the Technology Call

Remote Social Care

  • Finding healthy and qualified carers who can provide support for those in need
  • Managing and delivering care in care homes
  • Delivering domiciliary care and technology in the home

Optimising Staffing in Care and Volunteering Sectors

  • Recruiting, training and certifying of doctors and nurses and professional carers
  • Volunteering – recruiting and triaging volunteers into clinical and non-clinical workers
  • Projecting demand for health and care workers across the country to improve deployment and management of resources
  • Tackling data gaps in the care sector to understand the financial sustainability and needs of care businesses

Mental Health

  • Discovering and delivering mental health services
  • Accessing relevant and inclusive peer 2 peer communities
  • Supporting self-management of mental health and well-being
  • Facilitating employee well-being

Apply today

Please register your interestvia this link.After completing the application, select innovators will be invited to interview.

Government funding of up to £25,000 will be given to the chosen innovators to test their solution, with the goal for these evidence-based solutions to be deployed quickly based on the potential benefit.

Innovators will be selected based on (i) solution feasibility; (ii) company credibility; (iii) impact; and (iv) digital maturity.

Following the completion of the trial and testing period, NHSX and Partners will consider the best route for further development of the solutions in order for them to best benefit people during the COVID-19 emergency.

Applications close @ 12pm on April 1, 2020.

Related keywords

  • Electronics, IT and Telecomms
  • Telecommunications, Networking
  • Audiovisual Equipment and Communication
  • Mobile Communications
  • Protecting Man and Environment
  • Safety
  • Environment
  • Environmental Engineering / Technology
  • Social and Economics concerns
  • Socio-economic development models, economic aspects
  • Education and Training
  • Information and media, society
  • Technology, Society and Employment
  • Infrastructures for social sciences and humanities
  • Citizens participation
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Creative services
  • Smart City
  • Safety for elderly
  • coronavirus
  • covid19
  • covid

About Covid-19 Innovation Challenges by Innoget

Innovation Intermediary from United Kingdom

Ahead of the current Coronavirus outbreak, Innoget is fully committed to contributing to mobilizing scientific and expert communities to find a real solution to the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, we're supporting worldwide calls and programs that could help in any aspects of the coronavirus crisis.

Is your organization promoting or looking for innovation or research initiatives to mitigate the Covid-19 outbreak? Email us at covid19@innoget.com to list them.

Channeled through Innoget's online open innovation network, initiatives in the health, virology, medicine, or novel technologies applied to human health, among others, are listed and disseminated to Innoget members -ranging from hospitals, research institutes, scientists, businesses, and public administrations- and innovation partners worldwide.

Technology Calls on Innoget are directly posted and managed by its members as well as evaluation of proposals.
Innoget is the trusted open innovation and science network aimed at directly connect industry needs with professionals online.

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