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.
EEFs: Environmental and Agronomic ChallengeThis Challenge aims to identify existing Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers (EEFs) currently on or near-market that meet or exceed certain environmental...
Open Until: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM ET
Circle Finder Prize CompetitionNGA is seeking novel approaches to segmentation of satellite imagery to detect, delineate, and describe circular-shaped features. These features come...
Open Until: 11/03/2020 05:00 PM ET
BRAIN Initiative Challenge: Considering Ethics During Brain Technology DevelopmentThis challenge is seeking creative essays or videos from currently enrolled U.S. high school students that describe a teen’s perspective...
Open Until: 11/04/2020 11:59 PM ET
Lunar Deep Freeze ChallengeNASA is asking the public to conceptualize and describe a novel approach to cryogenic containment that will allow lunar sample...
Open Until: 11/12/2020 07:59 PM ET
HHS Hypertension Innovator Award CompetitionInnovative methods of blood pressure monitoring and follow-up in women during pregnancy and/or postpartum
Open Until: 11/16/2020 11:59 PM ET
Reducing Disparities in Breastfeeding Innovation ChallengeThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office on Women’s...
Open Until: 11/16/2020 11:59 PM ET
CHARIoT Challenge - Advancing First Responder CommunicationsThe CHARIot Challenge is a 4-Phase, dual track competition that offers up to $1.1 million in cash prizes, with a...
Open Until: 11/18/2020 05:00 PM ET
Digital Solutions to Support Care Transitions ChallengeCan you help develop interoperable health information technology (IT) solutions that engage patients and family caregivers during care transitions from...
Open Until: 11/20/2020 05:00 PM ET
Innovative Ways to Destroy PFASEPA & partners seek non-thermal technologies & approaches that destroy PFAS in aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) without generating hazardous...
Open Until: 11/23/2020 11:59 PM ET
Soundscapes Prize CompetitionNGA is seeking innovative methods of identifying, analyzing, and modeling sound and acoustic scene indicators to uniquely classify audio recordings...
Open Until: 11/27/2020 05:00 PM ET
Next Gen Fertilizer Innovation ChallengeThis Challenge aims to identify concepts for novel technologies for fertilizers and other product technology innovations that can reduce the...
Open Until: 11/30/2020 11:59 PM ET
AI Tracks at SeaThis challenge solicits software solutions to automatically generate georeferenced tracks of maritime vessel traffic based on data recorded from a...
Open Until: 12/02/2020 03:00 AM ET
Fleet Visual Information Capture ChallengeFleet VI is a no-fail mission designed to document with video, for the purpose of being released to the media,...
Open Until: 12/11/2020 11:59 PM ET
Innovative Technology Solutions for Social Care ReferralsOpportunity to create and modernize health IT platforms to foster connections between health care systems and community based organizations in...
Open Until: 12/14/2020 05:00 PM ET
Canal Safety ChallengeDiscovering solutions to improve public safety and reduce drownings in canals throughout the U.S.
Open Until: 01/14/2021 07:00 PM ET
SMART Visualization Platform Prize ChallengeBring the Earth to Life with a New Intuitive Visualization Tool for Subsurface Environments!
Open Until: 01/22/2021 08:00 PM ET
2021 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: 02/04/2021 11:59 PM ET
Envisioning Health Equity Art ChallengeA competition to share original artwork that reflects an America where health disparities are a thing of the past
Open Until: 02/05/2021 11:59 PM ET
Blazing New Trails for Direct Support Professionals Working in the CommunityInnovations to Transform the Direct Support Professionals Workforce
Open Until: 02/12/2021 05:00 PM ET
Honey, I Shrunk the NASA Payload, The SequelThis challenge offers the 14 winning teams of Phase 1 the opportunity to build their teams and work with NASA...
Open Until: 02/23/2021 08:00 AM ET
NCATS 2020 ASPIRE Reduction-to-Practice Challenge (ASPIRE 2020)Development of a Comprehensive Integrated Platform for Translational Innovation in Pain, Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose
Open Until: 02/28/2021 05:00 PM ET
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ground Control Station Software Challenge SeriesNASA needs a Ground Control Station software for small unmanned aircraft systems that can be safely used for live flight...
Open Until: 03/01/2021 08:00 AM ET
Promoting Pediatric Primary Prevention (P4 Challenge)Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health
Open Until: 03/15/2021 05:00 PM ET
NHLBI Hope for Sickle Cell Disease ChallengeFoster awareness of Sickle Cell Disease
Open Until: 03/26/2021 11:59 PM ET
2021 Solar Decathlon Design ChallengeWant to design buildings that help address the most pressing needs of our time? Love the thrill of competing with...
Open Until: 04/15/2021 05:00 PM ET
NIH Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender DiversityNIH Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender Diversity in Biomedical and Behavioral Science
Open Until: 04/16/2021 05:00 PM ET
Differential Privacy Temporal Map ChallengeHelp public safety agencies share data while protecting privacy.
Open Until: 05/17/2021 07:59 PM ET
2021 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) ChallengeNIBIB is challenging undergraduate student teams to develop technology solutions to unmet healthcare needs
Open Until: 06/01/2021 11:59 PM ET
Streamflow Forecast RodeoImproving short-term streamflow forecast skill.
Open Until: 09/30/2021 09:00 PM ET
DARPA Subterranean (SubT) ChallengeCreate breakthrough technologies and capabilities for underground operations.
Open Until: 09/30/2021 12:00 AM ET