Computing against Covid-19 facilitates connections between groups developing and deploying applications to fight the pandemic and expert developers, architects, and operators willing and able to provide help and support. Hospitals, local community organizations, researchers and others can submit projects of any size and scope to be featured on the site and individuals, both professionals and students are encouraged to join the team as volunteers!
How to Submit a Project
To request help from our volunteers, click on Submit a Project at the center of this page and fill in as much information as you can about your project in the submission form. It is very helpful if you select tags to indicate the skills/knowledge you will need to get your project done as we use these to match your project with volunteers.
Use Tags to Find People for your Project
Use Search Tags to choose a keyword, and get a list of people with that skill. You can also click on any tag you see on the site to get this information. You can include the volunteers in the "Candidates" section in your project submission form or leave it blank and we will help you find them. Please note that it is up to the project owner, to interview and vet the volunteers.
Use Tags to Find Projects that Match your Interests
Use Search Tags to choose a keyword, and get a list of projects that are searching for the skill. You can also click on any tag you see on the site to get this information. If you see a project that looks interesting, click on the project to connect to its Project Profile, click on "I'm interested" and your profile information will be forwarded to the project owner. You can also click on any project in the carousel (below) directly if you see one that you like!
To volunteer, click on Join the Team below OR click on the social media icons at the bottom of the page to create an account, and then select tags that indicate your areas of skills/knowledge.
Computing against Covid-19 is excited to join with BU Spark! on The Resiliency Challenge, a nine-week virtual challenge, with three-week sprint challenges aimed at catalyzing innovation in response to the unprecedented situation facing colleges and communities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Resiliency Challenge is seeking engineers that are interested in facilitating agile development teams and are committed to providing sustainable and scalable solutions that meet the needs of its users. Project partners range from Massachusetts State Representatives to Boston University Public Heath Professors. The most promising projects will be continued, post-hackathon, to build sustainable solutions.See a selection of projects in the carousel below or visit The Resiliency Challenge for more info.