8 Tech Startups Stopping The Coronavirus (COVID-19)
This is part of our Tech Startups Magazine. After the fast grow of Coronavirus (COVID-19), I decided to make an article about Tech Startups stopping the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Tech Startups Stopping The Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How are the Technology Startups stopping the Coronavirus?
Three months after the Coronavirus started in Wuhan, China, it is reported to have more than 80,000 cases worldwide and over 2,600 deaths. Thus, everybody is aware of this new virus and I found very interesting to inform you about how Technology Startups are stopping the Coronavirus. For some of these Tech Startups, it has been a great opportunity to get famous worldwide.
I have divided the article into different sections based on the different phases of how the Coronavirus is spreading: Preventing, stopping the spread and treating the coronavirus.
Preventing the Coronavirus.
Toronto based Startup alerts to its clients about any illness or pandemic.
Bluedot alerts clients of an outbreak beating health organizations to the punch. It combines AI and ML to analyze a big amount of data in order to identify disease outbreaks.
You can read the full article here: https://www.etftrends.com/disruptive-technology-channel/startup-used-ai-to-identify-coronavirus-outbreak-before-who-cdc/
Stopping the spread of the Coronavirus.
Denmark based Tech Startups, provides a disinfection air robots.
These UVD-Robots are emitting concentrated UV-C light from a column of bulbs, you can watch in detail in one of his videos. The light has a germicidal effect, allowing it to kill airborne viruses and bacteria on surfaces.
Shanghai startup develop Coronavirus detectors.
The full information is offered by CGTN (China Global Television Network).
How a nanotechnology startup is deploying a fast-response lateral-flow test for Coronavirus.
A Canada based technology startup: Sona Nanotech Inc, it is currently deploying its proprietary nanotechnology in the development of a rapid screening test for the current Coronavirus, “nCoV19”.
It is expected to have a cost of 50$ test and in only 10-15 minutes, know the results of the
You can read the full article here: https://statnano.com/news/67501/Nanotechnology-Startup-Develops-Quick-response-Lateral-flow-Test-for-Coronavirus
San Francisco based Startup aims to detect asymptomatic infections such as the Coronavirus.
Pinpoint Science, a startup based in San Francisco, has joined forces with Analog Devices Inc in order to develop a nanosensor diagnostics with a target to show the results in under 1 minute.
The initial purpose of this development wasn’t targeting only Coronavirus. It targets many infectious diseases. However, with the growth of the Coronavirus, it turned to be very useful in order to fight against the fast spread of the Coronavirus.
You can read the full article here: https://www.fierceelectronics.com/sensors/adi-bay-area-startup-team-nanosensors-for-disease-detectionn
The Japanese Tech Startup: Bespoke has launched a chatbot ‘Bebot’ to offer latest and reliable updates to travelers on the coronavirus outbreak.
Bebot offers information in three languages. It is available in English, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. It is available on any mobile device.
Bebot answers any query related to health and virus-related. Such as symptoms, preventative measures and treatment procedures.
You can read the full article here: https://www.hotelmanagement-network.com/news/bespoke-chatbot-coronavirus-updates/
Treating the Coronavirus (Tech Startups stopping the coronavirus):
A Startup based in Rockville, Md, is using Artificial Intelligence to identify the molecules for the treatment.
Insilico Medicine, claims that it usually takes years for any other new virus treatment, however, “Insilico picked this target, in part, because it is similar to other viral proteases whose structures were previously mapped”.
You can read the full article here: https://fortune.com/2020/02/06/ai-identifies-possible-coronavirus-treatment/
Toronto Biotech Startup researching to create a vaccine for Coronavirus.
The Biotech Startup Structura Biotechnology: “The researchers claim they have created the first 3D, atomic-scale map of the coronavirus spike protein. This is the part of the coronavirus that attaches to and infects human cells.”
You can read the full article here: https://betakit.com/toronto-biotech-startup-plays-role-in-critical-breakthrough-in-coronavirus-research/
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