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.
Solar Desalination Prize - Contest 1Accelerate the development of low-cost desalination systems that use solar-thermal power to produce clean drinking water from saltwater.
Open Until: 07/16/2020 03:00 PM ET
Air Force Synthetic Biology Challenge, Aerospace FuelsHelp the Air Force Research Laboratory to improve the performance of aerospace fuels using synthetic biology and biotechnology.
Open Until: 07/20/2020 11:59 PM ET
MGMWERX Space Case Study Prize ChallengeAre you an up-and-coming subject matter expert in the space domain? Air University invites graduate-level students to share their knowledge....
Open Until: 07/21/2020 12:59 AM ET
Civic Innovation ChallengeA research and action competition in the smart and connected communities domain supporting ready-to-implement, research-based pilot projects addressing community-identified priorities...
Open Until: 08/03/2020 05:00 PM ET
Automated Streams Analysis for Public Safety (ASAPS) Prize Challenge: Contest 1Develop tools and capabilities to detect and analyze emergency events from live streaming multimodal public safety data
Open Until: 08/07/2020 05:00 PM ET
NASA Challenge: A Common Restraint and Mobility Aid System for Multiple Gravity EnvironmentNASA is seeking to challenge the GrabCAD Community to design a common restraint and mobility aid system that works in...
Open Until: 08/17/2020 11:59 PM ET
NASA's Lunar Loo ChallengeHelp NASA’s Human Landing System Program design a next generation space toilet capable of working in both microgravity and lunar...
Open Until: 08/17/2020 05:00 PM ET
GSA Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning End-User License Agreement Challenge 2020Create an artificial intelligence or machine learning solution to aid in the review of end-user license agreements.
Open Until: 08/20/2020 05:00 PM ET
Big Data Analysis Challenge - Creating New Paradigms for Heart Failure ResearchUse your big data analysis capabilities to help 6.5 million American adults living with heart failure
Open Until: 08/28/2020 12:00 PM ET
Intelligent Forecasting: A Competition to Model Future Contraceptive UseWith this competition, we seek to identify and test more accurate methods of predicting future contraceptive use at health service...
Open Until: 09/08/2020 11:00 AM ET
Mobilizing and Empowering the Nation and Technology to Address Loneliness & social isolation (MENTAL) Health Innovation ChallengeDevelop a software platform that increases awareness of, access to and use of social engagement technologies and programming to help...
Open Until: 09/08/2020 05:00 PM ET
AHRQ Cross-Sectional Innovation to Improve Rural Postpartum Mental Health ChallengeDo you have a success story or program proposal that can help rural communities improve care for postpartum mental health...
Open Until: 09/15/2020 05:00 PM ET
Rodeo II - Sub-Seasonal Climate ForecastingClosing the Gap on Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecasting.
Open Until: 10/01/2020 12:00 AM ET
NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge 2020 Reduction to Practice (3-D ROC 2020)Build your vision of the future.
Open Until: 10/02/2020 02:00 PM ET
Guardians of the Reservoir ChallengeHelp sustain America’s reservoirs. We’re looking for ways to remove sedimentation that regularly accumulates in reservoirs.
Open Until: 10/20/2020 05:00 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 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: 12/07/2020 05:00 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 Diversity in Biomedical and Behavioral ScienceNIH seeks to recognize academic institutions for institutional approaches that have clearly succeeded in addressing faculty gender diversity and equity...
Open Until: 04/16/2021 11:59 PM ET
DARPA Subterranean (SubT) ChallengeCreate breakthrough technologies and capabilities for underground operations.
Open Until: 09/30/2021 12:00 AM ET