Application call for the COVID-19 Detect & Protect Challenge.
The COVID-19 Detect & Protect Challenge is the collaboration with Adafruit, Amazon Web Services, Arduino, Arm, Avnet, balena, DFRobot, Google, Microsoft, Nordic Semiconductor, NVIDIA, NXP, Seeed, Silicon Labs, SORACOM, The Things Network, Ubidots, UNDP and UNICEF.
This extraordinary global situation demands a global response. As an answer, the UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Development and Hackster.io are joining forces with the world’s brightest technology companies. This call for hardware and software developers, product designers, scientists, hackers, makers, and innovators to come together to work for those who will be hardest hit by this pandemic.
The United Nations Development Programme Centre for Technology Innovation and Sustainable Development Announces the COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge. Basically, the UNDP is calling on Hackster’s global community to support developing countries through the sharing and transfer of open source technology. Moreover, this challenge has three priority actions:
As COVID-19 has shown, challenge and crisis cross borders – impacting everywhere on Earth. However, innovation and ingenuity are also not constrained by geography. The COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge is an opportunity to find and apply the best and brightest of humanity, wherever it may be found.
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