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Computational Resource Pools for Rapid Response to Emerging Biological Threats.

Hunt down and aggregate every stray or waisted computation clock cycle and harness that power for biological visualizations and cures.

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We recruit millions of people to share the computational resources that go to waste every day to make full and detailed visualizations, modeling and analysis of existing and emerging biological threats.

What is the need are you focusing on?

Once an emerging biological is sequenced, we will build a simulation environment that will inform policy and accelerate cures and mitigations within weeks instead of years.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Sharing a pivot idea your organization is considering or could consider
  • Sharing an actual pivot your organization has already made

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

Once an emerging biological is sequenced, we will build a simulation environment that will inform policy and accelerate cures and mitigations within weeks instead of years. We will support virus outbreak modeling and propagation while simulating to the molecule in accuracy and spread. We will enable instant or near real time drug target opportunities as well as therapeutics and immune system augmentations with preclinical trials in simulation.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

This will use the billions of core clock cycles that now go to waste to instantly fold every protein and structure related to any emerging biological threat and accelerate responses from years to days.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Folding Dot Work

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

We support a global movement to do Folding at Home and on personal computers across the globe. We will promote and support companies and small business interested on offering their computer clock cycles and spare servers to the global folding cluster.

What is your profession?

Computer Support and systems engineering.

Where are you located (country)?

Texas USA

Where are you located (region)?

  • North America

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Academia/Research
  • Sciences/Scientist
  • Technology

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • Less than 1 year old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Nonprofit/NGO

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Donations of computers we can use for folding at our locations.

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • No

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

We need power and space for containers.

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

We have hundreds of volunteers signing up online at Volunteermatch. We have a stack of test servers running now at my location.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?

We are folding with Folding at home.

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