There are currently 1905 submissions, of which you can review a selection below. Feel free to draw inspiration from them, or participate by leaving a comment. Do you find any of these particularly interesting? If so, why?
Click here to search our database of the top entries for the 2021 Heywood Foundation Prize.
Question 1 – What is a key challenge or opportunity presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences?
Question 2 – In the case of a problem, how might we fix it? In the case of an opportunity, how do we capitalise on it?
How to re-purpose the COVID-19 testing system
(in reference to Re-purposing the COVID-19 testing system) Once covid has been finally subdued, rather than dismantle the new testing and tracing capability we have built, we should re-purpose it. We will have spent a great deal on lighthouse labs, trained technicians, mobile testing capacity, IT infrastructure and QR codes. We have introduced new habits…
Mobile testing facilities
(in reference to The lack of accessible COVID-19 testing) We could fix this problem by mobile laboratories which are easy to assemble, affordable and able to greatly increase testing capacity. Laboratories are built within shipping containers, then shipped to the designated country. Once in the country, the mobile lab can be transported by trucks to…