Call for Ideas: Innovative Technology to Reduce Visual Impairment & Blindness

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seva Foundation is proud to announce the winners of its 2020 Call For Ideas to identify innovative technology-based solutions to improve eye care delivery. The Berkeley-based vision care humanitarian organization has committed up to $250k to spark innovation in technology to transform lives by restoring sight.

This year’s winners are as follows:

  • Aravind Eye Care System, India. Aravind, along with Oregon Health & Science University, USA, seeks to develop artificial intelligence assisted Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) screenings on multiple lower-cost camera systems, so that other health systems can implement AI-assisted telemedicine with minimal capital investment.
  • Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, India. Dr. Shroff’s aims to upgrade existing software to be cloud-based, allowing for remote monitoring of clinical quality and referral from Vision Centers to hospitals.
  • LV Prasad Eye Institute, India. LVPEI and the Global Alliance for Medical
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