COVID-19 Projects

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world in an unprecedented manner, and as such, HAC has adapted its requirements to better enable IEEE volunteers to contribute. For that reason, HAC and SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) Projects have joined forces to prioritize grassroots proposals that have a strong potential for immediate impact in the fight against COVID-19. Ideally, projects will have good connections with local IEEE OUs and engage a significant number of IEEE members.

Please note the Message from IEEE on coronavirus COVID-19, particularly “We request that all members avoid conducting in-person activities in areas impacted by the coronavirus threat and instead maximize the use of our online and virtual alternatives.”


The 01 June 2020 deadline has now passed. Thank you to all who submitted a proposal!

Due to the high volume of submissions, the current anticipated turnaround time is about two to three weeks from submission to decision.

HAC/SIGHT COVID-19 Project Funding Awarded

UPDATED LIST of project funding awarded.

This presentation contains the list of projects awarded funding as of 19 May 2020 along with a brief description of each one.

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