Combating Pandemic With One Idea At A Time
AEGIS is encouraging individuals and organizations in India and abroad to participate in the research and development effort to develop new ideas.
COVID-19, an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus has disrupted the human race. The impact we are seeing in regards to COVD-19 is appalling with its adverse effects on not only human health but as well as on the global economy.
The already burdened Government, with all the due efforts, is trying to combat the coronavirus disease by providing necessary means of survival to people. To further help the Government, Aegis School of Data Science, a higher education institute offering programs in exponential technology along with IdeaBridge an ideation platform is inviting ideas which will help bridge the gap among the various stakeholders including Government bodies, investors, NGOs, hospitals, health associations and the bright individuals, teams, organizations and startups by providing a platform wherein people from all walks of life can provide ideas, solutions and actions to help the world to defeat the spread of the virus, control its impacts & #HackCovid19.
Since its origin in December 2019, more than 743,081 people in the world as of today have been tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 with 35,347 plus deaths and 157,046 recovered. In India alone, the figure of positive cases has surpassed by a thousand.
For this, AEGIS is encouraging individuals and organizations in India and abroad to participate in the research and development effort to develop new ideas — diagnostics, vaccines, therapeutics, emotional, physical, etc — for this novel virus, as well as contribute to a better understanding of its dynamics. “If we are to completely understand the ongoing crisis for what it is, then we must recognize that COVID-19 is not the only virus that must be destroyed. The world is currently battling with issues that range from mental health to financial crunch. At AEGIS, we encourage ideas that can help the world become a better place,” says Bhupesh Daheria – CEO, Aegis School of Data Science.
The key focus areas of ideation remain containment of COVID-19, its diagnosis, cure and managing its social and economic impacts.
Citizens who are aware, experts in relevant fields, software and hardware developers, start-ups, small, mid-size and large organizations can participate in this.
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