List of online Innovation and Invention Challenges, Grand Challenges, Contests, and Competitions from around the world, all with Cash Awards and Prizes.
The goal of this challenge is to find innovative ways to make it easier for Indigenous peoples to live in safe and functional homes.
Do you have an idea for rural, urban or remote Indigenous communities?
Optical nano-materials specialists are encouraged to suggest next-generation optical materials for use in long range spectral analysis. That is, materials with a higher Technology Readiness Level than is currently available.
New trends related to car sharing and autonomous driving are revolutionizing the mobility sector. However, the identification of useful intelligent functions for users is a very difficult mission in an industry as competitive as Automotive. Can you help us to find new functions?
Personal Protection Equipment in the event of a chemical attack, save lives. Do you have an idea to make current PPE closures more effective, ie. leak-proof?
This challenge is looking for fast-growing digital technology companies that have already developed deep tech solutions within the areas of industry, cities, wellbeing, finance and/or digital core technologies.
The US Federal government is looking for suggestions on how to improve collaboration with leading private sector organizations, researchers, academic institutions, the public and others who can help better current operations.
Machine Learning Experts are asked to create a model that can identify rude and/or disrespectful comments in online conversations, in an active attempt to promote positive and constructive discussion.
Materials Scientists and Oxidative Chemists are asked to create novel formulations and/or additives that stabilize the colour of a formulated aliphatic polyamide, in order to prevent discoloration at high temperatures.
The call is for Data Visualization Experts with ideas to develop tools to predict and plan for health service delivery needs in communities.
Solar Power has amazing benefits to the environment, however the PV plants needed to generate the energy can stress the local environment. This challenge seeks thoughtful solutions for reducing these various impacts.
AI and Deep Learning experts are asked to analyze large health care data sets and develop creative models that will predict unplanned hospital admissions in order to improve quality of patient care.
Obstetric fistula, cervical cancer, club foot, and cataracts all have effective treatments. Yet identifying patients among large populations is difficult. Can you create a way to identify patients and connect them to early treatment solutions?
Amateur aircraft builders are encouraged to help decrease the fatal in-flight loss of control accident rate for EA-B aircraft with novel ideas for technological and/or training improvements.
This challenge is seeking innovative solutions from forecasting enthusiasts, data scientists, computer programmers, and/or economists that take on prediction of geopolitical events with deadlines and locations.
Genetic code experts and evolutionists are invited to help solve the mystery of the Origin of Life. If we can figure out the forces that create and propel life, a revolution in Artificial Intelligence is possible.
This FinTech challenge seeks innovative technologies and/or diverse business models that focus on improving consumer value and trust in the delivery of financial sector services.
Sensor experts and engineers are needed to solve the issue of poor visibility in reversing while towing a trailer. A novel system that can accurately determine trailer angle utilizing the video feed from a rear-facing camera is required.
AI experts, big data gurus and mobile app developers are called upon to help disrupt community health and eliminate health inequities. Options are limitless in this challenge that aims to aid access to the social determinants of health.
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy affects hundreds of thousands of people living with seizures. This challenge is requesting neurologists to develop specific biomarkers of SUDEP, focusing on the seizures that affect cardiac function.
This contest calls for new applications, such as smartphone apps, Web services and ideas using open data of public transportation and open data from other sources. The goal is to make Tokyo easier to navigate before the 2020 Olympics.
This challenge is looking to tackle the opioid crisis through innovative approaches. Creative solvers with ideas on how to integrate solutions from the 4 other NCATS challenges into a single platform are needed!
Pharmacologists are needed to design biological assays that replicate the effectiveness of existing drugs that treat addiction and that can be used in predictive risk assessments of new drugs for addiction recovery.
This challenge is seeking Chemistry portal designers/Drug Discovery researchers who have ideas on how to utilize data for development of novel chemistries of relevance to the treatment of pain and opioid use disorder.
Database Designers with an interest in pharma, big data, and chemistry are invited to submit their innovative ideas for an open-source database for pain drugs and treatments for addiction.
This challenge hopes to provide affordable, sustainable, solar-reflective cool roofs to developing countries. Entrepreneurs with idea for cooling technologies are required to help improve conditions for heat-stressed communities.
This contest is to award innovative projects about the internet that propose actions in areas such as accessibility, security, privacy, ecological impact, ethics, or any other topic that empowers internet users and an improved network.
Disrupt current residential cooling practices with your most creative technology innovations! This challenge asks you to design an environmentally conscious cooling system that can replace current residential air conditioning systems.
Billions have been spent on Alzheimer's research, but what if the cause was as simple as a germ? If you're a research scientist and think it's possible the cause of Alzheimer's could be a simple germ this is a great challenge for you.
Using a holistic approach and going further than existing solutions, find a creative and affordable solution which can be easily implemented for launching light satellites into low earth orbit (LEO)
Synthetic Fuel could be the way of the future! This contest asks you to build a functional prototype that offers just that - an artificial photosynthesis based system able to produce an alternative synthetic fuel.