Early Warning for Epidemics

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Early Warning for Epidemics Deadline: 2020-09-01
Award: €5,000,000
Open to: Everyone*

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Zika, dengue or yellow fever cause more than 1 million deaths globally each year.

The challenge is to develop a scalable, reliable, and cost-effective early-warning system prototype to forecast and monitor vector-borne diseases in order to contribute to the prevention of outbreaks, mitigating their impact on local, regional and global scales, and providing support to existing elimination efforts.

The prize will be awarded to the contestant(s) who, in the opinion of the jury, demonstrates a solution that best meets the following cumulative criteria.

Operational capability and data integration
Demonstrated Implementation within an affected community
Scalability and sustainability of the Early-Warning Concept
Focus on European technology demonstration

* Details may apply. See contest website to confirm eligibility.

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