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Innovative Solutions Canada – Funding to Fight COVID-19

Open funding opportunities

COVID-19 challenge – Low-cost sensor system for COVID-19 patient monitoring

NRC is seeking a low cost system (unit cost <$25) that can continuously measure temperature, peripheral capillary oxygen saturation (SpO2), blood pressure (BP), pulse and respiration rates, and transmit this information wirelessly to a base station for COVID-19 patient monitoring in locales including ERs, general wards, communities and homes.

Challenge sponsor: National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Opening date: April 5, 2020
Closing date: April 20, 2020, 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time

Prospective applicants should refer to the Innovative Solutions Canada Grant Instructions and Procedures document.

COVID-19 Challenge – Point of Care and Home Diagnostic Kit for COVID-19

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and National Research Council (NRC) are seeking a solution that will diagnose individuals affected by COVID-19 within 3 days of the start of their symptoms using a sample, other than a nasopharyngeal swab, with a rapid single-use home testing kit analogous to a home pregnancy test.

Challenge Sponsor: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

Funding Mechanism: Grant

Opening date: April 5, 2020
Closing date: April 20, 2020, 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time

Prospective applicants should refer to the Innovative Solutions Canada Grant Instructions and Procedures document.

https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/101.nsf/eng/home


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