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Science 4 Covid-19

Innovative response

Science 4 COVID-19 consists on a digital plataform that groups metadata, datasets or links, problem registration, research results in epidemiological surveillance and other anonymous public health data necessary to combat the coronavirus epidemic, such as clinical, analytical and demographic results.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Saluting and encouraging all the spirit and capacity already demonstrated by the scientific and technological community, namely in its capacity to mobilize and lead measures involving actors from the private and social sector, the goal of this platform is to promote, articulate and coordinate all this effort, so that it can have a greater expression and effectiveness in the direct and indirect combat to the current crisis situation.

Organisations/institutions involved

The “Science 4 COVID19” portal is an initiative of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Agency for Clinical Research and Biomedical Innovation (AICIB), in partnership with public and private health authorities and scientific research institutions

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

Issues being addressed:

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)
  • Resource management and mobilisation
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis
  • Crowdsourcing solutions

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Date Submitted:

27 April 2020