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Ontario enlists private sector to help battle Covid-19

Ontario enlists private sector to help battle Covid-19

Fund will support development of essential medical supplies and equipment, including gowns, overalls, masks, face shields, testing equipment and ventilators.

London retailer launches free e-bike loan scheme for NHS workers

London retailer launches free e-bike loan scheme for NHS workers

The initiative is being run by Fully Charged in partnership with industry suppliers and aims to offer an alternative to public transport during the coronavirus outbreak.

AI research consortium launched to tackle future pandemics

AI research consortium launched to tackle future pandemics

C3.ai DTI’s first call is for scholars, developers and researchers to develop solutions to help abate the Covid-19 outbreak and mitigate future pandemics using artificial intelligence.

How 5G-powered robots are helping China fight coronavirus

How 5G-powered robots are helping China fight coronavirus

5G patrol robots are being deployed to monitor mask-wearing and body temperatures in public places while an intelligent robot developed in a week will be used to disinfect hospitals.

Platform helps identify US populations most vulnerable to coronavirus

Platform helps identify US populations most vulnerable to coronavirus

Urban Footprint is combining the latest information about the incidence of Covid-19 with its data and analytics to map and measure the impact on specific areas and communities within cities.

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

This is one of the messages in ABI Research’s whitepaper which looks at the current and future ramifications of COVID-19 across technologies and verticals, including smart cities.