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#EUvsVirus Hackathon results

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The full list of winners of the EUvsVirus Hackathon – devised by the European Commission – to facilitate ‘new normals’ during COVID-19 has been released.

A staggering 117 pioneering solutions to the pandemic have been named winners of the initiate spearheaded by the European Innovation Council.

Mariya Gabriel, the EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth said: “The #EUvs Virus Hackathon brought together 114 nationalities and many different areas of expertise from across the EU and the world, united in their desire to offer their time, talent, and ideas to help find solutions to the coronavirus crisis. This was just the beginning. With the support of the European Innovation Council and all of the partners involved in the Hackathon, I look forward to the transformation of these fantastic ideas into reality for the betterment of all.”

Team Discovery, from Hungary, which provides patient monitoring systems, along with Lithuania’s Bankers Business Care’s innovative platform helping SMEs access short-term financing were among the overall winners of the six challenge categories.

Read more about the winners.

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Susan Robertson
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Susan is the co-founder of Innovators Magazine and a consultant for OnePoint5 Media. Susan is also a member of the UNFCCC-led Resilience Frontiers Nexus group and a board member of the APOPO Foundation UK.

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