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Necessity Really Is the Mother of Invention: Meet Two Nurses Working on Clever Innovations to Keep Moms and Babies Healthy

They both had stressful experiences as new parents and took those challenging moments and turned them into something positive—inventions that have the potential to help other parents and newborns thrive, especially during the current pandemic.
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You’ve likely heard the phrase “necessity is the mother of invention.”

At Johnson & Johnson, we take that message to heart—especially when it comes to supporting nurses, whom we believe are some of healthcare’s greatest innovators.

U.S. High School Students Compete Virtually in 2020 Euro Challenge

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As Americans and Europeans are staying home to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Euro Challenge competition, organized by the EU Delegation to the United States, has moved online. Its goal is to provide high school students nationally with an exciting opportunity to learn about the global economy, how policy-making in the EU works, and EU-U.S. economic relations, while simultaneously promoting financial literacy.

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As Americans and Europeans are staying home to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Euro Challenge competition, organized by the EU Delegation to the United States, has moved online. Its goal is to provide high school students nationally with an exciting opportunity to learn about the global economy, how policy-making in the EU works, and EU-U.S. economic relations, while simultaneously promoting financial literacy.

Preventing the Next Pandemic: mRNA Vaccines and siRNA oligo Therapies

by Jake Adams, Project Manager at CRB
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Investing in promising new pharmaceutical platforms like oligonucleotide therapies could reduce the gap between first detection and total eradication in future pandemics.

COVID-19 Emergency Intervention: Technological Innovation for Life

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A pool of world-leading electronics companies are teaming up to supply the materials necessary for the production of ventilators. Answering the call of the Maurizio Fragiacomo Foundation are Avnet Silica and ON Semiconductor (recipient of the donation: Genesi/Siare).

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A pool of world-leading electronics companies are teaming up to supply the materials necessary for the production of ventilators. Answering the call of the Maurizio Fragiacomo Foundation are Avnet Silica and ON Semiconductor (recipient of the donation: Genesi/Siare).

Whirlpool Corporation, Dow, and Reynolds Consumer Products Collaborate to Manufacture and Donate Much-Needed Respirators Through WIN Health Labs, LLC

The joint project is a protective piece of headgear and respirator system
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Whirlpool Corporation, Dow and Reynolds Consumer Products are pleased to announce a collaboration to provide much-needed respirators to the heroic men and women in healthcare who are working on the frontlines to combat the spread of COVID-19. The joint project is a protective piece of headgear and respirator system that will be manufactured and sold through WIN Health Labs, LLC, in addition to an initial donation to hospitals.

Digitalization to Advance Health and Well-Being During a Moment of Crisis

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Quarantines and social distancing measures across the globe are driving technology innovations in ways we couldn’t imagine just a couple just a couple months ago. Digital solutions for keeping us connected and safe are evolving rapidly to address new wants and needs. From social platforms to telemedicine, we are dependent on a host of digital solutions to support us through this unprecedented challenge.

Blackbaud Releases First Look Data at Companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility Response to COVID-19

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CHARLESTON, S.C. May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today releases data insights into companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) response to COVID-19. Data was collected via Blackbaud’s YourCause CSRconnect solution, which houses corporate program details and its employees’ engagement within CSR programs. Results show that companies are stepping up to support customers and employees during the pandemic. Key insights include: 

Cisco Helps Military Veterans Find Paths to Meaningful Employment through Partnership with Onward to Opportunity

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We’re all navigating this fast-changing environment, doing our best to adjust to the rapid shift to remote working and online learning. This can feel even more uncertain for our military and veteran community as they transition to civilian careers. This transition is daunting in any circumstance, but a fragile economy and shifting work dynamics creates even greater barriers for those who are separating from military service. Cisco continues to be committed to helping service members chart a clear path to meaningful employment, especially during these unsettling times.

Reducing Food Waste and Food Insecurity One Meal at a Time

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Based in Oakland, California, Replate is a nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. Replate’s technology platform makes it easy for companies to schedule on-demand pickups for their surplus food. Their food rescuers bring donated food to people of all ages and backgrounds who are experiencing food insecurity.

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