Mar 2020
Coronathon 12 innovative projects to struggle the virus from Turkey

Turkey's leading entrepreneurs, universities, non-governmental organizations, ministries, private companies due to set out and coronavirus outbreak of the fellowship to produce solutions to the problems that arose with the mission Coronathon has been awarded to 12 project awards in Turkey. The highest score in the event was Medibook, a tele-health initiative that provides healthcare services with video and remote monitoring modules to patients who are not required to go to the hospital during the coronavirus epidemic but need to receive health care.

Turkey's leading entrepreneurs in the evaluation process of the projects in a short period such as 48 hours in different areas of the development of ideas against the coronavirus outbreak in Turkey, which was organized Coronathon organized in order to complete. Turkey's leading entrepreneurs, universities, non-governmental organizations, ministries, was awarded to private companies fellowship with the road going and we were in the country by the mission to produce these solutions to difficult days in problems 21 - 22 March 2020 date in the event that the creative ideas of the race 12 project awards.


Coronathon in Turkey, the most points throughout the hospital to go coronavirus outbreak of unwanted but necessary health care services to patients taking video, tele-health initiative that enables delivery of health services through remote monitoring modules took Medibook. Medibook also received the special jury prize, along with a cash prize of 20 thousand TL. The other 11 initiatives received a cash prize of 10 thousand TL without ranking. In addition to the cash reward, other supports from stakeholders were identified. The awards were given to Ankara Ticaret Odası, Ankara Sanayi Odası, Ankara Ticaret Borsası, Facebook, 212 Girisim Sermaye Fonu, Gedik Yatırım, Enocta. In addition, Eczacıbası Group stated that it will give business development support, IBM cloud computing support, and Seedstar international accelerator support awards to entrepreneurs that it finds successful according to its own assessment.



Teams working to develop their projects in the event, which included more than 1,500 participants for solution seeking, had the opportunity to meet and support one-on-one with more than 120 mentors, all of whom are valuable. On the other hand, 12 projects that have received awards will continue to receive online acceleration and mentoring support, again with the support of stakeholders. At this point, Girişimciye Dönüş,Workinlot and Fongogo platforms will be supported. Coronathon stating that the most important feature of a wide network of stakeholders Coronathon be owned by Turkey's Bogazici University's Center for Entrepreneurship Initiative spokesman and Director Dr. Oguzhan Aygören, "Coronatho's Turkey Initiative spokesman and Bogazici University Entrepreneurship Center Director Dr. Oguzhan Aygören, in a very short time, so many different stakeholders and participants as a platform has managed to bring together not to lose such a valuable cooperation and even magnifies the continued need to make that we believe, he said. Aygören, and even anyone wanting to be part of the solution itself the solution Coronathon  Turkey we invite , he added

Aygören also said  to thank Adil Oran, Berat Kjamil, Cem Leon Menase, Cengizhan Öztürk, Efe Kethüda, İsmail Metin, Koray Bahar, Sezai Hazır, Sure Köse Ulutaş, Timur Sırt  and Zeynep Erden Bayazit.


"Solution to Be Part of the slogan" the road to the Coronathon of Turkey, coronavirus outbreak of creating the social, logistical and infrastructural problems, innovative common example is very rare to find entrepreneurs offering solutions with ideas in a way that brought together many valuable stakeholders. Along with the Ministry of Industry and Technology, Tübitak, TOBB, BTK and some public institutions also supported. In addition, entrepreneurship centers and technology transfer offices from Boğazici, METU and ITU came together. Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı, Habitat Association, Başlangıç Noktası, Türkiye Teknoloji Gelistirme Vakfı , UNDP Turkey Accelerator Lab, Endeavor Türkiye, Girişimcilik Vakfı, Ashoka, Imece, Hello Tomorrow Türkiye ve Atölye  from  civil society  took place as a stakeholders.




In Turkey's capacity in useless by listing measuring machines that are found in Molecular Biology and Genetics section to be used for an application that aims Covid-19 test.


Studio Canlı Dersler App
: A platform that brings together people who need it in the live broadcast, healthy life, meditation, psychology, coaching, yoga and fitness to reduce the social, physical and psychological effects of the quarantine period.


Expona: A platform to access workshops that offer a variety of experiences online, from home

CoroWarner: A mobile application supported by artificial intelligence algorithm that will alert you instantly and anonymously if you have social interaction with the person who has tested positive for Covid-19.


A mobile application that will follow the contacts of each other with bluetooh signals in order to follow the epidemic, and will warn the people that the person is in contact with in case of a virus diagnosis.


Neoanka: An artificial intelligence-supported application that allows classification of health complaints to be forwarded to the right specialty branch apart from Covid-19 complaints and enables physicians and patients to meet online from the relevant specialty.


Güvende Kal: It is a mobile application that determines human density with geolocation support and presents this data to its users, as well as enabling users to control their own health status through the symptoms of the disease.

Kolkola: Kolkola is a "volunteer" marketplace that brings volunteers, NGO's and sponsors together. For example, it is aimed to make shopping for the elderly, who are forbidden to go out due to covid-19, with this platform.

CoGuard: A chatbot application that brings together experts and institutions to answer health questions and requests from Covid-19.


Fact Checker: A system that will help news validators fight false news against the information pollution existing in our country, especially the Covid-19 outbreak.


: The platform that brings together volunteers, NGO's, municipalities, vets, pet owners and other stakeholders to support street animals.




About Turkey's Coronatho
It is a hackathon organized by 80 entrepreneurs to come together and produce innovative solutions in social and logistic terms to the problems caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.


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