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MISSION-R: RIoT’s Moonshot Response to COVID-19


RIoT launched MISSION-R in April 2020 to support innovation for public and economic health in the aftermath of COVID-19. 

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What is MISSION-R?

RIoT’s moonshot initiative to support innovation in public and economic health in the aftermath of COVID-19. (MISSION-R stands for “Making Innovation and Startups Succeed In Our New Reality”.)

Entrepreneurial teams were selected to build solutions that:

  • Support population health initiatives
  • Sustain startups and small businesses during economic recession
  • Boost the economy in times of crisis
  • Address the post-pandemic reality
  • Invent ways to solve global and community challenges (policy, communications, healthcare…)
MEET THE TEAMS

MISSION-R Launch Sequence

5 – MISSION ASSIGNED: COMPLETE
MISSION-R launched. RIoT began gathering project ideas from the community.

4 – COURSE SET: COMPLETE
RIoT reviewed project ideas submitted to MISSION-R Portal.

3 – MISSION CONTROL: COMPLETE
Seven MISSION-R project teams announced. Projects sprints began.

2 – BOOSTER ENGINES ON: COMPLETE
RIoT shared MISSION-R progress with their ecosystem.

1 – BLAST OFF: ACTIVE 
Two MISSION-R teams joined the RIoT Accelerator Program Summer Cohort.

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