A new exhibition of Technisches Museum in Vienna, Austria aims to reflect the pandemic on the basis of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations.
Reducing the impact of fake news during the Covid-19 crisis
To fight fake news around Covid-19, a French project raises awareness for false information regarding the pandemic.
Providing hospitals and frontline medical staff with necessary equipment
To provide hospitals with missing equipment, an initiative crowdsources necessary materials such as masks and visors.
Providing free taxi services for hospital workers
As many hospital workers in Paris work shifts of 15 hours and more, they are provided with a free cab service.
Helping tourists to maintain physical distancing
The Swedish island of Gotland hired a group of armored knights to patrol well-visited places in the region to ensure that tourists adhere to physical distancing measures.
Free grocery delivery for medical workers
During the crisis, the supermarket chain Monoprix supports medical workers by offering free grocery delivery.
A platform helps to connect to self-help groups
A platform helps citizens to connect with local self-help groups and to issue a call for help in an emergency.
Game against Covid-19
Unus Terra, a serious game against Covid-19 stimulates behavioral changes in the real world by leveraging persuasive design principles.
Platform provides advice for mental health
Spanish NPO offers advice on how to mentally cope with the corona crisis.
Offering holiday apartments to medical personnel
To show medical workers their gratitude, a platform offers a way to provide them with a free holiday at a holiday residence.
Digital artwork displayed on demand
To provide people with enjoyable moments during the coronavirus crisis, the artist Aoife Dunne displays his digital installation in their homes upon request.
Free walk-in coronavirus testing station
To organise large-scale Covid-19 testings in Gdansk, a mobile testing centre opened at the University Clinical Center.
DIY face mask tutorial
A YouTube tutorial shows how to cut and sew a face mask step by step, no sewing machine needed.
Special trolleys in supermarkets to support families in need
In Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily, Carrefour supermarkets collect basic necessities for families in need in designated trolleys placed at the checkout counter.
Food baskets for the homeless
To support the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic, the residents of Naples put baskets outside their windows filled with basic necessities.
A virtual space for children who fight oncological diseases
To support children with oncological diseases to overcome the boredom during lockdown, the LAD project has created a virtual space for them to share stories, magic, and more.
Psychological support for children
To support parents and children during the lockdown in Italy, the USL company created a new telephone counseling service.
Children paint pictures for senior citizens
To ease the loneliness during the lockdown, children painted pictures to be given to retirement home residents as Easter presents.
Digital workshops help children to stay in touch with each other
A project started by the Emilia Romagna region helps children to maintain relationships with each other and strengthens their imagination skills.
Online support for treating the psychological effects of the crisis
To support citizens who experience a high stress level, the city council of Barakaldo announced the start of an online psychological support programme.