13 ventures in our Oxford Foundry venture portfolio are responding directly to the challenges resulting from the pandemic. Innovation and a fast response are vital in this global crisis. The OXFO COVID-19 Action Plan supports them to exponentially scale so their products and services can help those most in need.
Below you can find specific asks of how you can actively help, and the venture's contact forms.
Download the full report of Oxford Foundry Ventures Responding to COVID-19 here.
Critical Impact Area: HEALTHCARE
Nye Health are now giving over 10 million patients across the UK the opportunity to speak with their GP - both practice and hospital GPs- through an encrypted NHS-compliant communications platform.
WHAT THEY NEED NOW:
- Referral to your local clinicians, GP practices or hospitals
- Marketing & communications support - amplify and help them spread the word
- Support from within UK Government
- Introductions and networks in international health systems and ministries
23 April 2020, Express News, NYE HEALTH: Free call and video service brings patients and their doctors safely together
21 April 2020, BBC News, Coronavirus: The Tech Minnows Changing the NHS
1 April 2020, Metro, I created vital tech for the NHS and I’m giving it away for free
15 April 2020, BBC News, Coronavirus: Intensive care video chat for relatives