Table 1

Initial outcomes for projects emerging from the MedTech Foundation virtual hackathon to address COVID-19 unmet needs

Theme addressedSolutions (n=) and type
Total n=12
Initial outcomes
(as of 27 April 2020)
CommunityDigital solutions
n=2
Hardware or hybrid solutions
n=1
Beta platform created and in use
n=1
Connected to industry partners
n=1
On-going concept refinement
n=1
Education and Training Digital solutions
n=1
 Hardware or hybrid solutions
n=2
Connected to industry partners
n=1
On-going concept refinement
n=2
Hospital Digital solutions
n=1
 Hardware or hybrid solutions
n=2
Beta platform created and in use
n=1
On-going concept refinement
n=2
Public health Digital solutions
n=2
 Hardware or hybrid solutions
n=0
 Beta platform created for testing
n=1
 Connected to industry partners
n=1
Mental health Digital solutions
n=1
 Hardware or hybrid solutions
n=0
On-going concept refinement
n=1