Conceived as a platform to help labs source supplies, Melanie Ratnam (centre, top row) and her team pivoted their business amid COVID-19 and are now connecting health-care workers with donated supplies (screenshot via Zoom)

U of T startup connects health providers to donations of critical supplies

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A startup from the University of Toronto Scarborough is helping hospitals and health service providers find critical supplies after its original business plan was put on hold due to COVID-19.

The team behind Indaggo – a platform that aims to help labs save time and money when sourcing research supplies – developed a web application called RESPOND to connect organizations in need of critical health and medical supplies to donations from the local community.

“We wanted to pitch in and find a way that can help support our front line medical workers,” says Melanie Ratnam, the startup’s founder….

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-startup-connects-health-providers-donations-critical-supplies

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