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.
Insurance company finances solidarity projects in France
An insurance company in France provides its members with exceptional assistance to help finance actions directly linked to the fight against Covid-19.
Helping experts and talents to create innovative solutions to serve their communities
With the “Solidarity Covid-19 Francophonie” platform, OIF set up a system to support digital talents in the French-speaking world to unite and create innovative solutions to serve their communities.
Helping companies to survive
An online platform supports businesses and entrepreneurs in operating in an uncertain environment.
Free grocery delivery for medical workers
During the crisis, the supermarket chain Monoprix supports medical workers by offering free grocery delivery.
Creative physical distancing gallery
A photo gallery shows a variety of creative ideas on how people encourage physical distancing around the world.
Identifying and solving the most pressing legal challenges after the pandemic
The FT Innovative Lawyers Global Legal Hackathon was launched to identify and create new products and services that address the most pressing legal challenges post-Covid-19.
The Veterans Health Administration launches the Maker Challenge
To meet the needs of essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic, Makers For Veterans (CAMVETS) set up a programme to create innovative solutions.
Robot greets visitors
A robot greets visitors in an Austrian care home, takes their temperature and reminds them of wearing a mask.
Virtual Facilitation Toolkit
A toolkit for virtual meeting facilitation supports moderators and facilitators in making the most of online formats.
An overview of investors ready to support Covid-19 solutions
A list shows investors who don’t only increase their existing investments, but who also support strong founding teams and their ideas regarding the secondary effects of Covid-19.
A platform to support mutual aid and the local economy
Fabrique Citoyenne in Rennes, France set up a website highlighting how residents can support each other and their community.
Open-source medical supplies
A Facebook group set up by the OSMS Medical Team shares promising open-source designs for key supplies during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Network for effective philantropic responses to the coronacrisis
Several philanthropic networks in Europe have joined up to share knowledge and provide guidance on effective philanthropic responses to Covid-19.
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.
Crowdfunding for hospital medical equipment
To support San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, citizens initiated a crowdfunding campaign which brought 4.5 million euros for new equipment for the ICU.
Supporting local shops that offer home delivery
A geo-referenced online map shows the small neighborhood shops and businesses that sell essential goods and offer home delivery.
Railway app prevents crowded trains
The booking system of the German National Railway Company has been reprogrammed to prevent the overcrowding of trains.
Using crowdfunding to provide a face mask for every citizen
The municipality of Viterbo collects donations to empower companies to reconvert their production lines to the production of face masks.