Here, members of the public compete to help the U.S. government solve problems big and small. Browse through challenges and submit your ideas for a chance to win.
The Opportunity Project Prize ChallengeCreating digital tools for the public with federal open data
Open Until: 11/01/2019 11:59 PM ET
Self-Healing Material SystemThe Navy is seeking ideas and best practices in developing a self-healing material system for composite structures and/or vehicles.
Open Until: 11/05/2019 02:00 PM ET
Adverse Marine EffectsThe Navy is seeking ideas and best practices in mitigating adverse marine effects on composite materials.
Open Until: 11/05/2019 02:00 PM ET
Solar Decathlon 2020 Design ChallengeLove designing high-performance buildings? Ready for the experience of a lifetime? The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® Design Challenge...
Open Until: 11/05/2019 05:00 PM ET
Army Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch) 4.0xTechSearch will highlight opportunities for small businesses to collaborate with the Army to tackle the most critical Army modernization challenges....
Open Until: 11/12/2019 02:59 AM ET
Tech to Protect ChallengeCoding for Emergency Responders
Open Until: 11/15/2019 05:00 PM ET
2019 Secretary's RAISE AwardIncentivizing students at high schools and universities to think creatively in developing innovative solutions to aviation and aerospace challenges.
Open Until: 11/15/2019 12:00 PM ET
Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge 2We're on a mission to improve the accuracy and timeliness of geopolitical forecasting.
Open Until: 11/19/2019 02:01 PM ET
DIU’s xVIEW2 - Assessing Building DamageComputer Vision for Building Damage Assessment - Automate damage assessment to accelerate recovery from natural disasters
Open Until: 11/22/2019 07:59 AM ET
Safeguard with Autonomous Navigation DemonstrationHelp build tomorrow’s airspace, today.
Open Until: 11/30/2019 11:59 PM ET
Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2Develop software that allows a team of virtual robots to operate fully autonomously for a long-term ISRU mission.
Open Until: 12/20/2019 06:00 PM ET
See a Bloom, Give it Room – Harmful Algal Bloom Video ChallengeMake a video teaching people how to spot and be safe around harmful algal blooms. Be creative, have fun, and...
Open Until: 01/03/2020 11:00 PM ET
FAA Challenge - Smart Airport Student CompetitionThe FAA challenges undergraduate and graduate students to develop innovative ways to use smart technology in and around airports to...
Open Until: 01/13/2020 11:59 PM ET
Rust Busters ChallengeJoin the Resistance - Submit your rust busting breakthrough to extend the life of water infrastructure in the United States....
Open Until: 01/16/2020 08:00 PM ET
2020 REACH Lark AwardRecognizing advances in the science and practice of improving health equity.
Open Until: 01/28/2020 11:59 PM ET
An Inclusive Talent Pipeline for American BusinessesAn opportunity to modernize employment recruitment, training, and retention for Americans with disabilities.
Open Until: 02/14/2020 11:59 PM ET
NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge 2020 Reduction to Practice (3-D ROC 2020)Build your vision of the future.
Open Until: 03/02/2020 02:00 PM ET
Individuals Taking Energy Action in ManufacturingEnergy efficiency is contagious. Share your best ideas and practices for generating measurable energy savings at U.S. manufacturing facilities.
Open Until: 05/15/2020 11:59 PM ET
Rodeo II - Sub-Seasonal Climate ForecastingClosing the Gap on Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecasting.
Open Until: 10/01/2020 12:00 AM ET
CO2 Conversion Challenge Phase 2Get Out of Your Element
Open Until: 11/30/2020 06:00 PM ET
DARPA Subterranean (SubT) ChallengeCreate breakthrough technologies and capabilities for underground operations.
Open Until: 09/30/2021 12:00 AM ET