The nominating institution The OutCast Agency on the breakthrough:

Ada combines future-proof technology with front-line medical research to advance knowledge and improve outcomes. Andreas led the rapid development of Ada’s COVID-19 assessment and screener, a free digital tool to help people identify and understand COVID-19 symptoms and guide them on next steps. Individuals everywhere can access the latest scientific knowledge via the screener, helping users understand their symptoms and reducing pressure on overburdened healthcare services.