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MIT COVID 19 Challenge

Updated on Apr 27, 2020 515 views
MIT COVID 19 Challenge

ABOUT

We are rallying the innovation community to develop solutions towards the most pressing issues related to the COVID-19 crisis in Africa. We want to channel and unlock untapped potential into positive and meaningful efforts to rapidly create and implement solutions that truly address the pressing unmet needs and problems of today. Our goal is for teams to design and build local solutions to these now global problems.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE? 

We are seeking a diverse group of participants. Participants ages 13+ of all experience levels, professional and academic backgrounds, and skill sets are welcome; what matters most is your commitment to making an impact and your willingness to collaborate. 

Challenge Prompts

STRENGTHENING THE HEALTH SYSTEM

How can you strengthen the health systems and health facilities that may face staff, supply, and resource shortages? 

FLATTENING THE CURVE

42% of people in sub-Saharan Africa live on less than $1.90 per day. How can vulnerable populations protect themselves from the effects of COVID-19?

Agenda 

Friday, May 1

Event kickoff and team formation (Start time: 1 PM EST)

Saturday, May 2

Teams hone down on the problems, generate solutions, including proof of concepts, prototypes, and preliminary vision for execution

Sunday, May 3

Teams submit final presentation

Winners announced + next steps

Deadline

Applications are due by April 28th at 11:59PM EST. If you are applying with a team, all team members must submit individual applications

FIND MORE DETAILS HERE

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