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.
2020 Campus RainWorks ChallengeStep up to the Challenge
Open Until: 09/30/2020 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
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
COVID-19 Maker Challenge V: Disaster ReliefTeams of innovative engineers, designers, manufacturers and other subject-matter experts will be charged with developing innovative solutions to the challenges...
Open Until: 10/07/2020 07:00 PM ET
Lab-to-Market Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize CompetitionShowcase your inclusive R&D innovation ecosystem and design for the future
Open Until: 10/14/2020 06:00 PM ET
U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Trusted User Interface (UI) for Digital Wallets ChallengeBuild a better design for Digital Wallets UIs
Open Until: 10/15/2020 07:59 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
Enhancing Computer Vision for Public Safety ChallengeCreate a new line of research in computer vision to develop life-saving tools for public safety.
Open Until: 10/20/2020 07:00 PM ET
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
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: 10/31/2020 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
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
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
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
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
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