Adapt and Innovate: Urban service delivery startups respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Your Story - 3rd July 2020

The unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis has exposed the frailties in India's informal economy. During the lockdown, increased digital and internet penetration has boosted the role of startups in ensuring continued services.
For enterprises working in water, energy and waste management sectors, the lockdown has created a moment for introspection. Some enterprises are seeking ways to safely sustain or scale existing operations, while others are modifying their solutions or innovating new ones to find a new purpose during the lockdown.

Using Innovation to help tackle COVID-19

Meanwhile, MinionLabs has been applying their significant product development and design skills towards finding a solution to sterilise delivered parcels. With new research coming out about the success of UV sterilisation, they have created a compact prototype case where delivery boxes can be kept to sterilise them in the time it takes a person to wash hands.

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