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HBN Covid-19 Challenge

Call to all Indian and other talent to come together for open source solutions to Covid-19 challenges

  • Competition to create or identify the materials to fight the COVID situation
  • most affordable and efficient design of Domestic Oxygen Concentrator
  • Low cost masks with pore size lower than Covid Virus diameter
  • Low cost hand sanitizer
  • Software and gadgets along with tablet / smartphone to track those with fever in a crowded place

Organized by Overseas Volunteers for Better India (OVBI) & Honey Bee Network (HBN)

  • Anybody can submit entries.
  • Criteria for entries: 
  • Functional design 
  • Bill of Materials 
  • With hardware vendor list (if possible)

Quality parameters will be specified along with compliance with regulatory norms.

  • Selection Criteria and Prize Money: 
  • Best Functional Design: 5000 USD: 
  • A letter of appreciation to three more designs 
  • Bill of Materials 
  • A letter of appreciation to three more designs)

All the designs will be open for anybody to use, modify & implement. Last date of submission June 13, 2021

Anybody can submit any number of designs, to be eligible for award, the design should have been tested through a functional prototype; video, bill of materials & vendors for different standard and fabricated components may be listed if possible. All designs will be shared in open so if somebody has a patent, then it will have to be licensed to, a HBN institution for open dissemination.

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