£500,000 of funding is available for technology companies who come up with digital support solutions for people who need to stay at home because of coronavirus.
The ‘Techforce19’ challenge aims to support those who need to stay at home for several weeks and need help. This could include people who need mental health support or who have social care needs.
Funding of up to £25,000 per company is available.
The programme is looking for digital solutions that can be launched in the next few weeks, and could include:
This technology will supplement existing support for those who may be most affected by staying at home for long periods of time.
The programme is being launched by NHSX and managed by PUBLIC, a GovTech venture firm. PUBLIC will not receive any payment for running this competition.