Thanks to the support of Lviv IT Cluster companies, within the frames of the United for Health project UAH 6 million was raised to fight coronavirus in Lviv and Lviv region. However, other initiatives of Lviv IT companies also did not go unnoticed. We prepared a review of Lviv IT Cluster member companies’ main achievements to combat the spread of the pandemic in our city and region.
Intellias supported the mass testing initiative and allocated UAH 1.5 million to the purchase of 10,000 express tests. The first batch of 5,000 tests was directed to Lviv IT Cluster as part of the mass testing campaign in Lviv and the region.
N-iX launched a charity fund, which is supported by the company and employees. UAH 1.546 million has been raised so far, with a part allocated for 8,000 express tests for the United for Health project.
The company also contributed to the development of tech solutions for Lviv Regional State Administration and Lviv City Council. Among them, there is an interactive map of COVID-19 spread in Lviv and Lviv region.
The company, in cooperation with the Lviv Regional Council, launched an online platform, ‘STOP COVID-19’. The platform contains a list of medical contacts and facilities in the region, including local family doctors, and an up-to-date map highlighting the locations of current cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine.
Besides, as part of the EPAM’s #TogetherAsOne initiative, employees donate for the needs of hospitals in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Vinnytsia, and Dnipro. UAH 530,849.46 UAH has been raised so far.
EPAM released the GENTL Mask, an open-source solution for manufacturers to address the supply shortage of protective masks that medical professionals need amid the coronavirus outbreak.
ELEKS also financed 2,000 protective suits for health care specialists from Lviv and allocated UAH 509,000 to the purchase of PCR reagents for coronavirus diagnostics in Lviv hospitals.
The company launched a charity project, the Health Care Truck, joining forces to help primary care physicians and provide them with protective equipment. The project is implemented jointly with a group of volunteers from the company and the Children of Hope and Love Charitable Foundation. As of April 22, UAH 600,417 was raised.
Chatbots.Studio created a Viber chatbot for medical staff to track the results of mass testing. The chatbot is currently being tested and will become available to doctors who are testing potentially infected individuals shortly.
As a reminder, the following companies joined the initiative of Lviv IT Cluster United for health: Intellias, N-iX, SoftServe, Eleks, EPAM, Avenga, GlobalLogic, Team International, Vector Software, Perfectial, Conscensia, Waverlеy Software, Forbytes, RedTag, Binariks, Noltic, JetSoftPro, JustAnswear, Abto Software, Rolique, PLVision, Sombra, LaSoft, Skelia, ТДБ, Уарнет, LinkUp Studio. RomexSoft, Scimus, NerdzLab, EduNav, GeekForLess, Nravo, Impulsis, ArteLogic, CiGen, Inteliarts, NASDAQ, КТС, Sitime Ukraine, Exadel, IT Prosteer.