List of Innovation and Invention Challenges, Grand Challenges, Contests, Competitions, Awards, and Prizes from around the world.
The National Dairy Council is looking for creative ideas to have consumers consider dairy products for performance food. Students who have insight in consumer trends, marketing and sports are wanted for this contest.
The challenge is to find be technology driven solutions to problems faced by refugees, from communication, education, hygiene and employment. Entrepreneurs with ideas in any of these areas are needed!
This challenge looks to preserve the integrity of the news in a world of AI.
Anyone, anywhere, of any age with an entrepreneurial mind is invited to tackle the four problems with AI in the news that this contest covers.
This challenge is for people who are interested in data analytics, R-programming and marketing. The goal is to help predict revenue and guide marketing budgets by analyzing Google's customer datasets.
Programmers with an interest in healthcare and medical imaging are wanted for this challenge. The goal is to help improve current diagnostics for pneumonia by creating an algorithm for visual detection on radiographs.
Visionary Architects and Engineers are requested to imagine a pedestrian bridge that connects Moynihan Station with Hudson Yards. The challenge is to make the bridge unique, alluring and appealing for foot travel.
This competition is looking for innovative designers, architects and engineers to reinvent the way skyscrapers are created. The challenge is to incorporate all the connections that the structure has with its environment.
This is a challenge that focuses on the massive humanitarian issue of affordable housing in the United States. Graduate student Designers and Architects are needed to forecast a better solution.
Some rescues can take hours instead of minutes due to lack of visibility. The US Coast Guard is seeking submissions for a solution that decreases the time needed to locate people in the water.
Did you know the weight of plastics in our oceans is estimated to be the same as the weight of the entire world's adult population? Yikes! Bring your most creative and visionary proposals forward to help us find a solution to this urgent situation.
Architects from around the world can bring their innovative approaches with the goal of making Viewpoint of the Fjords a coveted place where visitors and nature meet creating a space for contemplation.
Water pollution linked to stormwater runoff is a growing problem in most communities. The EPA invites scholars to bring their knowledge and creativity to the task of stormwater management to help improve health and safety.
Student Rocketeers are invited to design, build and fly a rocket carrying three raw egg in a capsule to an altitude of 856 feet and return it to ground with the eggs intact within 43-46 seconds.
The search is on for innovative, low cost, engaging, and motivating methods to teach science in school laboratory settings. If you teach science lessons from grade 6 to 12 and have a ground breaking idea Shell and the NSTA want your help.
This challenge calls on you to help the treasured Ohi'a trees of Hawaii. Since 2014 these beautiful trees have been decimated by a fungal disease. Your goal is to offer a low cost solution for both early detection and containment of the fungus.
The Hult Prize is a million dollar leg up for entrepreneurs concerned with the planet's biggest social issues. The most riveting social business idea that challenges one of the world's more dire issues with win the prize!
Future Nobel Prize winners with breakthrough ideas in science and math compete for the top prize in this renowned contest, encouraging imaginative students to pursue their bright ideas and contribute to future research.
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.
Offering bachelor, masters and PhD students internationally an opportunity to showcase their innovative thinking and trailblazing solutions. Including a cash prize the winner will also have an incredible networking opportunity.
If you have struggled with the impacts of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and their impact on work, volunteer or domestic roles EULAR would like you to share your personal experiences with employers and suggest creative ways employers can help facilitate your work the most.
The chosen topic for this years prestigious J.B.Scott Competition is The Protection of the Environment and International Law. Thesis that address any questions applicable to the topic are welcome to be submitted in English, German, Spanish, French or Italian.
The goal is to offer inspirational designs and construction that celebrate and showcase the culture of First Nation, Inuit and Metis and enhance both rural and urban communities.
While natural resources are running out our need for them continues to rise. DLR is looking for creative ways to use Earth Observation Data to increase sustainable management these limited resources while encouraging human well being.
When exploring the planet Mars NASA astronauts can't just go next door to borrow a cup of sugar...yet! NASA is offering a cool million to come up with a away to turn carbon dioxide into useful molecules like glucose.
This special edition challenge is new this year! Engineering students are being asked to not only design, but also build hardware that can extract water and analyze density profiles from simulated martian subsurface ice.
This three part challenge asks you to bring your business skills to the table. Working with top advisors, you will show how to increase the speed of commercialization on technological discoveries emerging from top institutions in London.
When communities around the world are devastated and in need of rebuilding it gives us an opportunity to design again. Designing a self sufficient community that can thrive and survive if cut off from the outside world is the goal.
Ready, set, race! Are you a coder? Love drones? Maybe you're a gamer? Your challenge is to use an autonomous system to fly a drone though a professional race course without any human interference or prior navigation programming.
The goal is to find synthetic routes to produce industrial quantities of amphiphilic block copolymers that do not contain phosphorus, sulphur and or impurities, halides or metals.
How well do we know consumers? Can we understand them even better? We think we can. If you have an innovation that can generate consumer insights and help with marketing reaserch this is the right 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.
Can you help predict critical events in the future? The challenge is to use public sources to develop systems that will automatically predict surprises involving military action, non-violent civil arrest and infectious diseases.
Watersley Sports & Talentpark is looking for a vision with an additional elaboration of one location. The vision and location should focus on several requirements in relation to the design. For the “vision & elaboration” we are looking for an overall plan that focusses on the unity of the terrain, the public space and the branding by architecture.
This program is a platform for research collaboration designed by LG Chem that will be initiated with novel proposals from universities and research institutions from all over the world.
The ANA Avatar XPRIZE will combine state-of-the-art technologies to demonstrate a robotic avatar that allows an untrained operator to complete a diverse series of tasks, from simple to complex, in a physical environment at least 100km away.