Skip to content
An official website of the OECD. Find out more
Created by the Public Governance Directorate

This website was created by the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI), part of the OECD Public Governance Directorate (GOV).

How to validate authenticity

Validation that this is an official OECD website can be found on the Innovative Government page of the corporate OECD website.

Coronavirus Tech Handbook


Innovative response

The Coronavirus Tech Handbook is a crowdsourced library of tools, services and resources relating to COVID-19 response. It is a rapidly evolving resource with thousands of expert contributors.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Tools For Developers ?
Tools For Everyone ?
Tools For Parents & Guardians ?
Tools For Vulnerable People ?
Tools For Remote Workers ?
Tools For Sick People ?
Tools For Mourners ?
Tools For Volunteers ? & Group Organizers ?
Tools For Engineers ? & Manufacturers ?
Tools For Healthcare Workers ?
Tools For Local Government ?
Tools For Charities & Civil Society?
Tools For Workers & Businesses ?
Tools For Consumers ?
Tools For Strategists ?
Tools For Teachers & Students ?
Tools For Researchers ?
Tools For Epidemiologists ?
Tools For Journalists
Tools For Policymakers ✍️ & Representatives ?
Tools For Law & Justice ⚖️

Organisations/institutions involved

• New Speak House, London (Twitter @nwspk or @NathanYoung)
• Heroku (covers server hosting)
• Nesta
• Advisory Board =
• Analytics:
• Powered by Gived / HandbookPls / JoeDocs
• Share widget by

Level(s) of government:
  • Non-Profit/Civil Society

Issues being addressed:

  • Patient care
  • Health and safety of responders
  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)
  • Resource management and mobilisation
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis
  • Crowdsourcing solutions
  • Social effects of the crisis

Response contact:

[email protected]


Date Submitted:

7 May 2020