Beat the Pandemic Pitch Webinars

5:00 - 6:30 PM EST on May 15-22, 2020

See pitches from our Beat the Pandemic teams

From May 15 to May 22, 5:00 – 6:30 PM EST daily, teams that formed in early April during our Beat the Pandemic event will pitch their ideas and progress to date. Each team will have 10 minutes (5 minutes to pitch, 5 minutes Q&A from the audience). Join us in hearing from these truly inspiring teams on their work to combat the ongoing pandemic!

Friday, May 15, 2020

CoV-Connect – Paper-based motivating messages to COVID-19 patients

Covalid – App-based validation of online COVID-19 content accuracy

CovMD – Website for doctors with wiki, discussion forums, webinars, 1:1 support

DisJoin – System for managing number of customers in supermarkets

MedLynk – Web-based model predicting PPE burn rate

Supply Blockchain – Blockchain marketplace to connect hospitals with suppliers

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Wing Health – Assistant to help discover trusted, local telehealth providers

Pony Express – Volunteer-based delivery service for groceries

wePool – Machine-learning based sample pooling to save testing kits

Recover-N-Go – Centralized home treatment information for COVID-19

KinectMD – Mental health app to prevent burnout of frontline health workers

reROUTE – Shoe-mounted RFID trackers to optimize path safety
DeploySmart – Healthcare workforce deployment system using predictive analytics

ImmunityFirst – HIPAA compliant digital platform linking antibody seroprevalence data to demographic, socioeconomic, and behavioral data

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Go with the Flow – Splitter kit to allow better sharing of ventilators

THEA – Determining and improving COVID-19 risk scores

Dr. COVID – Global repository for COVID-19 treatment data, with built-in machine learning capabilities

Viral Science – Approachable, politically neutral education on COVID-19

Blood Bank Network – Connecting citizens to be participants in COVID-19 treatment and research

Rural Optimization – Collaborative memory chatbot for healthcare workers to spread best practices

Coved-19 – Radical redesign of the mechanical ventilator

COVID Community Vulnerable – Interactive, visual dashboard of US county-level data on COVID-19

Monday, May 18, 2020

Citizen Science Inc – Shared decision making tool to allow patients to be advocates for their own health

SRIHER CRMSCR – Designing lipophobic, antiaerosolic, cost-effective PPE

Smart Triage – Data-driven risk stratification tool to determine risk of needing ICU upon infection

uvc-bot – Deep-learning-based solution to identify COVID-19 patients on basis of CT scan and X-ray imaging

Hotpotato – SMS-based risk assessment and information tool for doctors in rural areas

COVID Busters – Data analysis software aggregating immunity test results and other geographic data

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Felipe Guarin – Using FMCG company distribution channels to disseminate COVID-19 prevention info to areas without internet access

Distance Domestic Violence – Web and mobile platform to discreetly help victims of domestic violence

Doctor@Home – Digital marketplace for quick scheduling with mental health providers

CrowdLess – Real-time data on waiting times to reduce long queues

VISTAN – AI sensors and platforms to detect COVID-19 symptoms early

Never Latter Again – Deep-learning-based object recognition to track inventory of supplies for healthcare frontline workers

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Remote Possibilities – Web platform for clinicians to share adjustments to practice to improve care

iTelmic – Teleradiology augmented with AI for low and middle income countries

BridgeAid – Web and app-based platform to enable donations to local organizations in need

Waitless – Digital waiting room allowing patients to check in and wait at a distance until exam room is ready

CoVis – Platform aggregating user and population data to inform decisions on susceptibility to COVID-19

Lifting the Pyramid – Outsourcing non-specialized medical tasks to trained volunteers

Thursday, May 21, 2020

CODI – Image classification of lateral flow immunoassays and statistical algorithms to assess past exposure to COVID-19 and likely immunity

JACK: Just Another Cute Kid – Online support for autistic children during COVID-19 crisis

Covidmap – Prediction model for COVID-19 based on patient blood test data

InControl – Customized resources and tools to place control over mental and physical health in individuals’ hands

Project X – Suicide prevention app for immediate crisis response using voice activated options

Lightning Knowledge Sharing – Democratic access to latest medical clinical practices and knowledge

Friday, May 22, 2020

blueTrace – Bluetooth-based contact tracing platform for healthcare workers to minimize risk of spread within hospitals

elbowroom – IoT connected devices to track number of people in a car at a given time

MOOSE – Digitized “currency” system to bank time spent in service to others and redeem for skills and services

FastTrakAI – Mobile app and system focused on triaging and assisting citizens seeking care regardless of technological limitations

ClearCare – TripAdvisor for COVID-free care

Taking Back 2020 – SMS-based platform to track patient symptoms after returning home and provide outcomes data to providers