Funding for Engineers

List of funding sources and open calls for hardware and engineering projects

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Funding for Equipment and Logistics

πŸ’Έ CAN$200k
To design a low-cost, simple, easy-to-use and easy-to-build ventilator that can serve the COVID patients, in an emergency timeframe.

DFID Frontier Tech 4 COVID Action: emerging market ventilation system. We are looking for an existing, proven technology that can be rapidly adapted to be built in the UK. The winning technology will be adapted for manufacture and use in the UK through UCL’s Institute for Healthcare Engineering with GDI Hub, and will receive a licensing fee.

Cambridge University Institute for Manufacturing - list of initiatives which manufacturing organisations can support (mentions this handbook :-))

Sam Altman Funding for COVID-19 Projects. Looking for startups working on: Producing a lot of ventilators or masks/gowns very quickly.Β  This will require a lot of repurposing and creativity but thankfully is an engineering problem not a scientific one.

πŸ“…13 April 2020
xTech COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge

CoVent-19 Challenge- An Open Innovation Effort to Design a Rapidly Deployable Mechanical Ventilatort

Funding for Logistics and Setup

WHO/UN response fund- raising $675m by April 2020. More detail here.Β 
Build up lab capacity and provide critical supplies such as reagents and tests;

WHO/UN response fund- raising $675m by April 2020. More detail here.Β 
Protect vulnerable patients and frontline health workers through coordination and delivery of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)