The COVID-19 Detect & Protect Challenge

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The United Nations Development Programme Centre For Technology, innovation, and sustainable development announces the COVID-19 detect and protect challenge. The UNDP is calling on Hackster's global community to support developing countries through the sharing and transfer of open source technology. This challenge has three priority actions: Design replicable, low-cost tools and resources to aid viral detection, Flatten the curve in communities with preventive solutions, and to reduce the disease's impact on the economies of these vulnerable areas.


  • You must be registered as a participant for this contest.
  • Must be  at least 13 years of age
  • Your entry must be your own original work. Your entry cannot have been selected as a winner in any other Hackster contest.
  • Your team is no more than 5 members per entry.*
  • Your project must be a/an easy-to-replicate, low-cost open-source solution to detect or protect Covid-19 in developing countries.

The UNDP COVID-19 Detect and Protect Award-The Global UNDP Innovator Award ($1,500 value) (10 are available)

The Hackster Impact Detect Award-The Hackster Impact Detect Award ($500 value) (10 are available)

The Hackster Impact Protect Award-The Hackster Impact Protect Award ($500 value) (10 are available)

Your project must be submitted by June 30, 2020.

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Opportunity Info

  • Amount: Not Specified
  • Date added: 2020-05-04
  • Deadline: 30 Jun 20
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