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Apply Now: $1.5 Million Grant Funding for Health Security Technology

By Wayan Vota on May 18, 2020

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The novel coronavirus disease is the latest in a series of infectious disease emergencies, including cholera, Ebola, SARS, Chikungunya, HIV/AIDS, and influenza. Scientists and drug developers are rushing to produce, test, and deliver vaccines and treatments with support from governments and multilateral organization.

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Technology innovators also have a crucial role to play in responding to COVID-19 pandemic and to prevent and mitigate future disease outbreaks.

$1.5 Million Digital Health Grant Funding

MIT Solve has over $1.5 million in grant funding in their Health Security and Pandemics thematic area for technology innovations that focus on either near or long term COVID-19 Digital Responses.

  • In the near term, we need improved solutions for prevention, accurate detection, and rapid response.
  • In the longer term, we need to strengthen primary healthcare systems, enhance disease surveillance systems, and improve healthcare supply chains.

MIT Solve seeks innovative, human-centered, tech-based solutions to Global Challenges, that include artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, and other emerging technologies.

Through open innovation, Solve is looking for a diverse portfolio of solutions across geography, development stage, and team members’ gender and background. Anyone, anywhere around the world can submit a solution to Solve’s Challenges – as an individual, a team, or an organization.

Apply Now: Deadline is June 18, 2020

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Wayan Vota co-founded ICTworks. He also co-founded Technology Salon, MERL Tech, ICTforAg, ICT4Djobs, ICT4Drinks, JadedAid, Kurante, OLPC News and a few other things. Opinions expressed here are his own and do not reflect the position of his employer, any of its entities, or any ICTWorks sponsor.
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8 Comments to “Apply Now: $1.5 Million Grant Funding for Health Security Technology”

  1. Abraham Bobson Turay says:

    I am Abraham Bobson Turay. I am from Sierra Leone, I am interested in the digital Health grant. I am a student community and Public Health Science. I also a co founder of Youths in Technology

  2. Salesio gitonga says:

    I am student from Kenyatta University

  3. We are a team of youths from Uganda we do impart digital skills to girls ,women ,boys and also in refugees camps . how can we apply ??

  4. Abdul Halim says:

    Please accept my concept of your appreciate.

    Best regards


  5. Abdul Halim says:

    We are committed to digital economy growth an established serve organization ” Bangladesh integrated social advancement program BISAP ” Registered no 659. So need your highly cooperation.

  6. Margaret says:

    How can apply for the grant?

  7. Amina Muhammad Bello says:

    please how can apply