Companies aiming to provide healthcare responses to the COVID-19 crisis can now collaborate via TechIreland’s new online platform.

Powered by InterTradeIreland, the cross-border platform allows businesses to quickly see who they can work with to combat the many supply chain and manufacturing challenges generated by the pandemic.

Presented as an interactive map and directory, it will initially focus on healthcare innovation supports – but will expand to include broader economic and societal responses to coronavirus. It will also contain links to public tenders. Already more than 125 businesses in the health sector have registered innovation responses to COVID-19 in vital areas such as PPE, contact tracing and ventilators, including over 30 companies in the Dublin Region. Dublin has companies offering Infection Control, PPE, Medication, Diagnostics/Testing and related solutions.

TechIreland hopes to build out the platform beyond healthcare to other areas of business in response to the fast-changing situation.

If you would like to know more or if you have a product or service that is relevant to addressing the challenge posed by the virus, log onto www.techireland.org. The following are some Dublin based health projects/companies responding to the COVID-19 crisis:

RESPONSE CATEGORY COMPANY
Real-Time Crown Analysis Contact Tracing Taoglas
Tracing through Google Timeline Contact Tracing Trinity College Dublin
Hibergene Rapid Diagnostics Diagnostics/Testing HiberGene Diagnostics
Rapid Coronavirus test Diagnostics/Testing AssayGenie
Self-testing COVID-19 Test Kits Diagnostics/Testing LetsGetChecked
Bioimpedance Technology to help fight COVID-19 Diagnostics/Testing Shimmer
COVID-19 Symptom & Strain Analysis Diagnostics/Testing Empiric Logic
AI for Hand Washing Infection Control SureWash
Air purification with plasma technology Infection Control Novaerus
COVIDMedBot Infection Control Akkure
Hands-free door handles for healthcare Infection Control Impact Gumshields
Intelligent Surface Technology Infection Control Kastus
Bike Rentals for Healthcare Workers Other Bleeper Bikes
Free COVID-19 Alerts Service Other Komeer
HSE COVID-19 Portal Patient Engagement Wellola
Remote Monitoring Solution Patient Engagement patientMpower
GP COVID screening service Patient Engagement Full Health Medical
Remote initial assessment, teleconsultation and recommendation delivery Patient Engagement Empeal
IRCG COVID-19 Hub Portal IRGD
Platform for Innovators Portal IrelandTogether
COVID-19 Business Supports Hub Portal Fáilte Ireland
O’Neills PPE O’Neills
Large-scale hand gel production PPE Irish Distillers
3D Printed Face Sheilds for Medics PPE I-Form
Aalto Bio Reagents Vaccination Aalto Bio Reagents
Commercial Human Coronavirus Challenge Study Model Vaccination Open Orphan
COVID-19 protein based on the Wuhan outbreak strain of the virus Vaccination Aalto Bio Reagents
Medtronic – ventilator production Ventilators/ICU Medtronic
Open Source Ventilators Ireland Ventilators/ICU Hackathon TCD

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