Global COVID-19 Innovation Challenge (StartupFuel)

Calling all innovators that are working towards fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic! The Global COVID-19 Innovation Challenge is on a search for startups, researchers & entrepreneurs that have ventures in preventing, treating or solving the impacts of Coronavirus. We want to provide the best companies with support, exposure and connections to increase our chances of tackling this global crisis. This challenge will be open from March 23rd until April 30th, 2020.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a virus that had not been previously identified in humans. The virus causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, difficulty breathing and in more severe cases, pneumonia. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your face.

You can also donate at the GoFundMe Campaign and proceeds will go to funding top innovations.

OPPORTUNITY DATE
START DATE: March 23, 2020

END DATE: April 30, 2020

This challenge is open worldwide & applicants must apply with StartupFuel profile. Apply here to Global COVID-19 Innovation Challenge.

PRIZES

Awards/Prizes – exposure, support, partners, cash & in-kind prizes

1 startup will win the Grand Medal of Honor

Award COVID-19 Innovation Medal Of Honor: prize for the startup selected that provides the best overall help against the Coronavirus.

3 others will receive the following category prizes:
* COVID-19 Prevention Award: venture whose innovation minimizes the spread of Coronavirus.
* COVID-19 Global Treatment Innovation Award: venture whose innovation maximizes the quality of life/recovery for patients who are infected with the Coronavirus.
* COVID-19 Global Impact Innovation Award: venture whose innovation helps respond to the impacts of Coronavirus.