List of online Innovation and Invention Challenges, Grand Challenges, Contests, and Competitions from around the world, all with Cash Awards and Prizes.
This challenge seeks wind energy enthusiasts and designers to develop, and test innovative and disruptive pitch control systems for large floating offshore wind turbines affected by asymmetric and unpredictable wind and wave fields.
The cost of living in Rome has become exceedingly difficult for residents. Focusing on more affordability and better inclusion, the goal of this challenge is to bring back the concept of collective living spaces in Rome's city centre.
This challenge is seeking high-voltage experts with novel ideas, or new digital technologies that will improve safety, quality, efficiency and reliability and reduce errors in a current transmission system.
The 8th annual jumpthegap challenge is now open for submissions. An exciting opportunity to showcase your very best ideas for the best bathroom space of the future. What does your future bathroom look like?
Oxidation Chemists with an interest in the automotive industry are asked to suggest compounds that can decompose or inactivate nitrate esters without producing free radicals and/or unstable products.
This challenge is looking to fund innovative green start-ups with an eye on contributing to a more sustainable future. Awarded ideas will demonstrate contributions to sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity.
This exciting marathon challenge asks mathematicians and data scientists to design and launch their own synthetic data generation algorithms and compete against other algorithms to offer proof that theirs can satisfy differential privacy.
This challenge seeks economically-minded start-ups and entrepreneurial organizations located anywhere globally that are creating unique opportunities for moderate and low income workers.
Are you, or do you know of a company with novel approaches to e-waste management in off-grid solar sector? Accepted paths include solar lanterns, solar home systems, and solar-powered appliances at their end-of-life.
This ideas challenge asks participants to submit their most ingenious solutions for saving energy at United States manufacturing facilities.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.