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Innovative response

A group of volunteers, made up from more than 4.300 people from 250 different companies and various fields of work, working towards a common goal: unite Portuguese talent in the development of technological solutions that help the population overcoming the challenge of COVID-19. Many projects have already been launched and others are in the pipeline. To name a few:
● An app with up-to-date technical info for medical doctors;
● A fundraising campaign;
● An app with free of charge video consultations;
● A tracker for infected/potentially infected people (non-mandatory)
● A platform to help local commerce sell online

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Surfacing and creating innovative solutions

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

Issues being addressed:

  • Crowdsourcing solutions

Date Submitted:

8 April 2020