Contact Tracing: Computer Software

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 2nd July 2020.

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Photo of Owen Thompson Owen Thompson SNP Whip

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which (a) companies and (b) other organisations received funding from the public purse to work on the Government's centralised coronavirus contact-tracing app.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Holding answer received on 24 June 2020

The National Health Service continues to work constructively with organisations that are helping to develop and test the NHS COVID-19 App. These companies include VMware/Vmware Pivotal Labs, Zuhlke Engineering, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, the University of Oxford, the BBC, the RAF, as well as partners in countries including Singapore, Norway, Ireland, Switzerland, New Zealand and Germany.

For more information on companies and organisations that have received funding, details on individual contracts can be found on Contract Finder on GOV.UK.

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