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Pandemic Response CoLab: New initiative to solve COVID-19 challenges launched by the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Community Biotechnology Initiative and MilliporeSigma

MIT’s new Pandemic Response CoLab—a joint project of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), the MIT Community Biotechnology Initiative (CBI) at the MIT Media Lab, and MilliporeSigma, as a founding member — has launched today with the goal of bringing together innovators from across the globe to work on solving problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. By leveraging an open online collaboration platform, CCI and CBI aim to mobilize individuals, businesses, communities and other groups to develop actionable solutions to pandemic-related problems.