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Department of Health and Human Services

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HHS Competes was established after the signing of the America COMPETES Act, to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States. HHS Competes is a way for HHS employees to draw on external talent and ideas to solve critical problems.

HHS has sponsored over 100 challenges and awarded 4 million dollars in prizes, leading to the development of many novel solutions to address complex problems.

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Pay Only for Success

  • CMS Provider Payment Data Viz Challenge
  • Defined a problem and created a code-a-palooza
  • 56 solvers competed for $20,000
  • Commercial ready-app in less than 1 month


Reach beyond the Usual Suspects

  • NEI Audacious Goals Challenge
  • Received 476 submissions
  • Half of submissions and winners never-before NIH grantees
  • Prize pool of 30k
  • Funded two new R01 grants through the ideation challenge


Save Staff Time and Taxpayer Money

  • CMS Provider Enrollment Challenge
  • 1,500 solvers
  • Required 30% of traditional government support
  • Required less than 80% of traditional government procurement costs


Stimulate Public Health Innovation

  • ONC, NIEHS, and EPA My Health My Air Challenge
  • 500 solvers including software developers, start-up firms, universities, and athletic suppliers
  • $100,000 prize developed wearable sensors prototype that links air pollutants to heart rate and breathing created by Conscious Clothing system team.

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The 2017 “$100,000 for Start a SUD Startup” Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Can your research idea can be fostered into a biotech startup

Open UntilDec 08, 2017

NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge (3-D ROC)

Department of Health and Human Services

Insights wanted: leveraging mini-retinas for big breakthroughs in eye disease

Closed OnAug 01, 2017

Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Integrating patient information for better medical decision making

Closed OnSep 12, 2017

The Healthy Behavior Data Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Healthy Behavior Data Challenge will harness this potential and identify feasible alternative options for collecting health-related behaviors in new ways.

Open UntilJan 15, 2018

CDC’s Tracking Network Enviro Health App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Explore connections between the environment and health.

Closed OnJun 23, 2017

Proving The Potential: A Health Data and Standards CODE-A-THON

Department of Health and Human Services

Solve interoperability challenges in healthcare with publicly accessible Internet and health-specific tools.

Closed OnApr 21, 2017

2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Support clinicians, practices and health systems with improved hypertension control.

Closed OnJun 02, 2017

Provenance Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Identify the current capabilities and methods used by industry to convey the provenance of health data as it is used to support clinical care.

Closed OnMay 22, 2017

Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge 2017

Department of Health and Human Services

Identify an unmet need or problem in healthcare and develop a working solution to it.

Closed OnMay 31, 2017

Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Help consumers learn how apps use patient health data!

Closed OnApr 10, 2017

Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

Department of Health and Human Services

A Wearable Alcohol Biosensor: A Second Challenge

Closed OnMay 15, 2017

Storytelling about Wellness in Tribal Communities

Department of Health and Human Services

Storytelling about Health and Wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

Closed OnJan 31, 2017

Domestic Violence Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Submit videos that showcase innovative ways to support kids impacted by domestic violence

Closed OnNov 03, 2016

Statistical Software for Healthcare Oversight

Department of Health and Human Services

Building a simple statistical software tool to aid in effective healthcare oversight.

Closed OnMay 15, 2017

The 2016 FDA Naloxone App Competition

Department of Health and Human Services

Design an App, Make a Difference! Seeking Innovative Solutions to Getting Naloxone to the People Who Need It.

Closed OnNov 07, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Rapid Point of Care Diagnostic Letter of Intent

Department of Health and Human Services

Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge

Open UntilSep 04, 2018

MRC Serves!

Department of Health and Human Services

MRC volunteers tell us your story! We want to hear why you are an MRC volunteer, or how your MRC is making your community healthier, more prepared, and resilient!

Closed OnSep 11, 2016

$100,000 for Start a SUD Startup

Department of Health and Human Services

The goal of this Challenge is to enable biomedical scientists to test the hypothesis that their research idea can be fostered into a biotech startup

Closed OnSep 16, 2016

Move Health Data Forward Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create an API solution that allows people to authorize the movement of their health data.

Closed OnJan 12, 2017

“A Bill You Can Understand” Design and Innovation Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Help Patients Understand Their Medical Bills and the Financial Aspect of Health

Closed OnAug 10, 2016

Medicare Program – Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Mobile Challenge–PHASE II

Department of Health and Human Services

Create a mobile solution to reach 1.2M eligible clinicials

Closed OnOct 15, 2016

SAMHSA Opioid Recovery App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create an innovative mobile app to provide opioid recovery support for patients receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders http://samhsaopioidrecoveryapp.devpost.com/

Closed OnMay 27, 2016

Provider User-Experience Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create health provider apps that sync consumers' data using open APIs.

Closed OnNov 07, 2016

Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create consumer apps that aggregate their health data using open APIs.

Closed OnNov 07, 2016

My Preparedness Story: Staying Healthy and Resilient

Department of Health and Human Services

Create a video that shares how you protect your family, friends, and community’s health during disasters and every day.

Closed OnMar 28, 2016

Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge 2016

Department of Health and Human Services

NIBIB and VentureWell have joined forces to challenge undergraduate student teams to identify an unmet need in clinical technologies and develop a working solution to address it

Closed OnMay 30, 2016

Addiction Research: There’s an App for that

Department of Health and Human Services

NIDA aims to develop novel mobile applications for future addiction research explicitly created on Apple Inc.’s ResearchKit framework

Closed OnApr 29, 2016

NHLBI Undergraduate Sickle Cell Disease Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Novel, Innovative Tools to Increase Public Awareness and Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease

Closed OnMar 07, 2016

The Open Science Prize

Department of Health and Human Services

Enabling discoveries for health – let’s harness the innovative power of open data

Closed OnFeb 29, 2016

Bridging the Word Gap

Department of Health and Human Services

Help kids thrive- develop an innovative solution to promote early-language development among children from low-income families in the U.S.

Closed OnDec 31, 2015

The NIEHS Climate Change and Environmental Exposures Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Develop a tool to identify people and places at risk from climate change-related environmental hazards

Closed OnFeb 02, 2016

Healthcare-Associated Venous Thromboembolism (HA-VTE) Prevention Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Be a part of the solution! Tell us how you prevent VTE in your setting!

Closed OnJan 10, 2016

2015 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

This challenge aims to identify clinicians, practices, and health systems that have demonstrated exceptional achievements in working with their patients to control hypertension.

Closed OnOct 31, 2015

The Esri Human Health and Climate Change App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Build Apps Where Community Health, Climate, and Location Matter

Closed OnAug 14, 2015

U.S. Obesity Data Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Use data to stem the obesity epidemic

Closed OnAug 03, 2015

Offender Reintegration Toolkit Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Help individuals reentering their communities after incarceration!

Closed OnJul 29, 2015

Opioid Overdose Prevention Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Prevent deaths from opioid overdose and support treatment and recovery!

Closed OnJul 29, 2015

Harnessing Insights from Other Disciplines to Advance Drug Abuse and Addiction Research

Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is seeking submission of ideas from the general public on how to leverage specialized knowledge, methods, and tools from other disciplines to inform new directions in drug use and addiction research. NIDA aims to gain insights into new methods or approaches that could transform discovery in order to expand our basic understanding of drug use and addiction processes, accelerate the development of novel and more effective prevention and treatment strategies, and/or enhance our capacity to implement and improve upon evidence-based interventions.

Closed OnJun 30, 2015

Aetna Foundation, HHS, & NHIT Collaborative Innovating for the Underserved Business Plan Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create innovative approaches to increasing health equity and impacting chronic health issues in underserved populations.

Closed OnJul 22, 2015

Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) 2015

Department of Health and Human Services

NIBIB is challenging teams of undergraduate students to design solutions to unmet clinical needs.

Closed OnMay 29, 2015

A Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

Department of Health and Human Services

Design and produce a wearable device to monitor blood alcohol levels in real time. It should be inconspicuous, low profile, and appealing to the wearer.

Closed OnDec 02, 2015

Innovations in Measuring and Managing Addiction Treatment Quality

Department of Health and Human Services

Addiction is one of our Nation’s most pressing health care problems but it is treatable. Do you have a vision for how to improve addiction treatment services to even better address addiction? We are seeking bold new ideas, based on the latest science of addiction, its treatment, and quality improvement, about how the clinical quality of addiction treatment could best be measured and how that clinical quality could be managed and improved.

Closed OnJun 01, 2015

Market R&D Pilot Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Market R&D Pilot Challenge will help bridge technological gaps by bringing together health care organizations and innovative companies through pilot funding awards and facilitated matchmaking.

Closed OnMar 02, 2015

“No-Petri-Dish” Diagnostic Test Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Describe a novel or innovative method to straintype and characterize pathogenic organisms directly from a complex clinical sample without the need for culture or culture-based amplification.

Closed OnNov 30, 2014

The Neuro Startup Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Want an opportunity to launch a startup based on NIH inventions? Join the Neuro Startup Challenge and learn the business of science and have the chance to win prize money, be an entrepreneur and impact brain health!

Closed OnDec 12, 2014

VizRisk

Department of Health and Human Services

Win $15K in prizes by submitting health risk data visualizatons that inform personal and policy decisions

Closed OnOct 28, 2014

2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Advancing breakthroughs in foodborne pathogen detection

Closed OnNov 09, 2014

2014 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Is hypertension under control in your clinical practice or health system? Tell us about it and you could become one of the next Hypertension Control Champions.

Closed OnOct 10, 2014

HHS Health Game Jam 2014

Department of Health and Human Services

Games for Health

Closed OnSep 28, 2014

Follow that Cell

Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institutes of Health is seeking novel robust methods for analysis of individual cells that can detect and assess changes in cell behavior and function over time.

Closed OnDec 15, 2014

NIGMS: Stories of Basic Science to Medical Advances Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

This Challenge aims to track medical advances stemming from NIGMS-supported basic science.

Closed OnOct 21, 2014

Your Life Matters! Campaign Logo Design Competition

Department of Health and Human Services

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Preventions Faith Communities Task Force is developing a campaign to enhance faith communities' ability to prevent and respond to suicides.

Closed OnJul 10, 2014

Strategies to Strengthen Fairness and Impartiality in Peer Review

Department of Health and Human Services

Your help is needed to identify ways to strengthen reviewer training to enhance impartiality and fairness in the review of grant applications so NIH can fund the most promising research.

Closed OnJun 30, 2014

New Methods to Detect Bias in Peer Review

Department of Health and Human Services

CSR is seeking new methods to detect possible bias in the peer review of grant applications based on gender, race/ethnicity, area of science, and amount of research experience of applicants.

Closed OnJun 30, 2014

Code-a-Palooza Challenge – Data Supporting Decisions

Department of Health and Human Services

Create interactive data visualization tools using newly-released CMS provider data that supports consumers making value-based decisions.

Closed OnApr 25, 2014

Digital Privacy Notice Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is awarding prizes for the creation of the best online notice of privacy practices that is readable and understandable by patients!

Closed OnApr 07, 2014

Design by Undergraduate Biomedical Teams (DEBUT) 2014 Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

NIBIB is challenging undergraduate student teams to develop technologies to address unmet needs in healthcare.

Closed OnMay 29, 2014

Predict the Influenza Season Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

A competition to predict the timing, peak and intensity of the 2013-14 flu season using digital surveillance data

Closed OnMar 27, 2014

The Beauty of Health Data

Department of Health and Human Services

Health data can be beautiful.

Closed OnMar 15, 2014

Game On! HIV/STD Prevention Mobile Application Video Game Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create a mobile application (app) game to teach HIV and STD prevention strategies to teens and young adults!

Closed OnMar 03, 2014

ESRI Illinois Health Data Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Best app based on the ESRI platform using health data

Closed OnNov 30, 2013

Making Health Data Work in Illinois

Department of Health and Human Services

What are ways we can use health data to improve healthcare in Illinois?

Closed OnNov 30, 2013

Respirator Trusted-Source Mobile Application Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

NIOSH is challenging teams of developers to design a mobile app that will be used by the public to query the trusted source site and display the info in an easy to view format on a mobile device.

Closed OnDec 24, 2013

HHS/ASPR Ideation Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

An ideation challenge seeking a system to locate people who rely on electricity dependent medical equipment during public health emergencies

Closed OnOct 31, 2013

Behavioral Health Patient Empowerment Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

HHS seeks the best existing apps that empower patients to manage their behavioral health (mental health and/or substance abuse disorders).

Closed OnSep 04, 2013

2013 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge will identify and recognize practices, clinicians, and health systems that have demonstrated exceptional success in controlling hypertension.

Closed OnSep 30, 2013

“Stay Covered” & “Churn Marketing Research Methodology Development”

Department of Health and Human Services

Join SAMHSA in the mission to developing innovative communications strategies to target individuals who experience high levels of involuntary breaks ("churn") in health insurance coverage.

Closed OnSep 01, 2013

“I VetoViolence Because…”: Teen Dating Violence Public Service Announcement Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

Help prevent teen dating violence in your community by developing your own video public service announcement! Three category winners will receive $500.

Closed OnAug 16, 2013

Suicide Prevention: Continuity of Care and Follow-up App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

To develop an application for a mobile device that will provide continuity and follow-up linkages for someone at risk for suicide who was discharged from an inpatient unit or emergency department.

Closed OnAug 09, 2013

Blue Button Co-Design Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

ONC is challenging developers to create new priority patient applications able to receive data via Blue Button Plus. We will engage patients by crowdsourcing ideas and encouraging co-design.

Closed OnAug 06, 2013

Data Rx: Prescription Drug Abuse Infographic Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create an infographic to inform and educate the general public in interesting, novel, and creative ways about prescription drug abuse dangers.

Closed OnJun 14, 2013

Technology-based Products to Prevent High-Risk Drinking among College Students

Department of Health and Human Services

This challenge seeks technology-based products to decrease the acceptability of and engagement in high-risk drinking among college students.

Closed OnJul 08, 2013

Propose New Ideas for Prescription Drugs Oral Overdose Protection

Department of Health and Human Services

Help to find a way to reduce or eliminate the risk of harm from accidentally or intentionally swallowing too many pain prescription pills at the same time.

Closed OnJun 17, 2013

Crowds Care for Cancer: Supporting Survivors

Department of Health and Human Services

Help cancer survivors use information from their providers and survivorship care plans to improve communication and coordination within their care networks.

Closed OnMay 29, 2013

Be Heads Up About Concussion Safety

Department of Health and Human Services

CDC challenges kids and teens to a poster design contest! You can draw, paint, or use a computer to design a poster to help educate other kids and teens about concussion safety.

Closed OnAug 15, 2013

Apps4Tots Health Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Apps4TotsHealth Challenge is a call for innovators to make use of the Healthdata.gov data API and integrate the TXT4Tots message library into a new or existing platform.

Closed OnMay 21, 2013

Unleash The Power of Age

Department of Health and Human Services

Unleash the Power of Age

Closed OnApr 29, 2013

2013 DEBUT (DEsign by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams) Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering is challenging biomedical engineering student teams to design innovative solutions to unmet health and clinical problems.

Closed OnJun 10, 2013

Mobilizing Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

A multidisciplinary call to develop a mobile health app to facilitate prevention, early detection and appropriate management of pressure ulcers in clinical settings

Closed OnApr 30, 2013

healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

HHS is challenging developers to co-design a mobile application to help people "Live Well. Learn How."

Closed OnFeb 02, 2013

Family Caregivers Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create a video that shares how you use information technology to help manage healthcare for a loved one.

Closed OnDec 14, 2012

Health Design Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

We invite designers and developers to redesign the patient health record.

Closed OnDec 02, 2012

Evidence-Based Care Challenge: Applying Evidence in NP/PA Retail Settings

Department of Health and Human Services

Teams challenged to translate AHRQ research reports into innovative, provider-friendly resources that can be easily adopted

Closed OnOct 19, 2012

Blue Button Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create an inspiring and entertaining video that creates awareness of Blue Button and encourages others to learn about it.

Closed OnNov 28, 2012

Reducing Cancer Among Women of Color

Department of Health and Human Services

Create a tool that engages and empowers women in underserved and minority communities to improve the prevention and treatment of breast cancer and gynecological cancers.

Closed OnFeb 06, 2013

The Million Hearts Risk Check Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Create an app to help the millions of Americans at risk for cardiovascular disease take action to improve their health!

Closed OnNov 03, 2012

Managing Meds Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Share how you can use technology to manage meds effectively and improve health and safety.

Closed OnOct 19, 2012

SMART-Indivo Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

This challenge is a call to developers to build an app that provides value to patients using data delivered through the SMART API and its Indivo-specific extensions.

Closed OnSep 29, 2012

Challenge to Identify Audacious Goals in Vision Research and Blindness Rehabilitation

Department of Health and Human Services

A call to identify audacious goals in any area relevant to the National Eye Institutes mission to stimulate innovation in establishing a national vision research agenda.

Closed OnNov 20, 2012

What’s in Your Health Record?? Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Do you know what's in your health record? Share your story of why having access to review whats in your health record can improve your quality of care, or the care of a loved one.

Closed OnAug 23, 2012

Care Counts: Educating Women and Families

Department of Health and Human Services

Help women learn about the important benefits available to them and their families through the Affordable Care Act

Closed OnAug 31, 2013

Million Hearts Caregiver Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Caregivers play an important role in maintaining the heart health of their loved ones. Create a video that shares a caregivers story and gives tips for how to prevent or control high blood pressure.

Closed OnAug 31, 2012

Cancer Care Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Share your story about how using health information technology helped you meet a goal related to cancer care.

Closed OnDec 14, 2012

Health Data Platform Simple Sign-On Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Improve community engagement by providing simplified sign on (SSO) for users interacting across multiple Health Data Platform technology components, making it easier for collaborators to contribute.

Closed OnOct 03, 2012

Blue Button Mash Up Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Developers are challenged to create an app mashing up Blue Button personal health data with additional health-related data sets

Closed OnSep 06, 2012

Health Data Platform Metadata Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Apply existing voluntary consensus standards for metadata common to all open government data, and design new health domain specific metadata to classify datasets in our growing catalog.

Closed OnOct 03, 2012

My Air, My Health Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

A multidisciplinary call to innovators to create a personal, portable, near-real-time, location-specific system to monitor and report air pollutants and potentially related physiological parameters.

Closed OnOct 06, 2012

Ocular Imaging Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

A multidisciplinary call to create an application that improves interoperability among office-based ophthalmic imaging devices, measurement devices, and EHRs.

Closed OnNov 12, 2012

Reporting Patient Safety Events

Department of Health and Human Services

ONC is challenging multi-disciplinary teams to develop an application that facilitates the reporting of patient safety events.

Closed OnSep 01, 2012

ONC Beat Down Blood Pressure Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Share how you use technology to help know your numbers and achieve blood pressure control.

Closed OnMay 16, 2012

Now Trending: #Health in My Community

Department of Health and Human Services

Following disease trends, 140 characters at a time

Closed OnJun 02, 2012

Surgeon General’s Video Contest: Tobacco- I’m Not Buying It

Department of Health and Human Services

The Surgeon Generals (SG) Video Contest for Youth and Young Adults invites young Americans to speak up about tobacco and tell us why they are not buying it.

Closed OnApr 23, 2012

Innovate 4 Healthcare Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Design a plan to strengthen patient engagement with healthcare providers using information technology.

Closed OnMar 07, 2012

EHR Accessibility Module Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

ONC is challenging developers create and test an application that makes it easy for disabled consumers to access and interact with the health data stored in their EHRs.

Closed OnJul 24, 2012

Discharge Follow-Up Appointment Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

ONC is challenging developers to create an easy-to-use tool that will make post-discharge follow-up appointment scheduling a more effective and shared process for providers, patients and caregivers.

Closed OnMay 07, 2012

Healthy New Year Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Happy New Year! Share a New Year's resolution to improve your health or the health of a loved one, and show how you'll use technology to accomplish your goal.

Closed OnFeb 16, 2012

Seeing My World through a Safer Lens Video Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

Create your own video to answer the question: What does injury and violence prevention look like in my community?

Closed OnJul 31, 2012

United States Surgeon Generals Healthy Apps Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Surgeon General is challenging developers to create apps that provide tailored health information and empower users to engage in and enjoy healthy behavior.

Closed OnDec 31, 2011

Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Help solve one or more of our nations high-priority health problems by making health indicators customizable and easy-to-use.

Closed OnMar 10, 2012

One in a Million Hearts Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

This challenge is a call to innovators and developers to create an application that activates and empowers patients to improve their heart health.

Closed OnJan 01, 2012

popHealth Tool Development Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The popHealth Challenge tasks developers with creating applications that leverage the popHealth framework, functionality, and datasets to improve patient care and insight into patient populations.

Closed OnJan 21, 2012

Healthymagination Challenge: Assembling Tools to Fight Cancer

Department of Health and Human Services

An open call to action for businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators, and students with breakthrough ideas for the detection and treatment of breast cancer.

Closed OnNov 20, 2011

Reporting Device Adverse Events Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

This challenge asks teams to develop an application that facilitates the reporting of adverse events related to medical devices, whether implanted or used in the hospital, clinic, or home

Closed OnFeb 04, 2012

Ensuring Safe Transitions from Hospital to Home

Department of Health and Human Services

ONC is challenging software developers to improve care transitions by generating an intuitive and easy-to-use application to empower patients and caregivers

Closed OnNov 17, 2011

The ASPR Lifeline Facebook Application Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Preparing individuals for disasters, building resilient communities - one (Facebook) friend at a time

Closed OnNov 05, 2011

Are You Prepared? Video Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

We are encouraging individuals and organizations to take action before disaster strikes by making an emergency kit and plan, and talking with their networks about how to respond during a disaster.

Closed OnOct 12, 2011

Using Public Data for Cancer Prevention and Control: From Innovation to Impact

Department of Health and Human Services

Entrants will create apps that address challenges on the cancer control continuum faced by consumers, clinicians, or researchers, use relevant public data, and integrate with technology platforms.

Closed OnAug 27, 2011

DEBUT: DEsign by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams

Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering is challenging biomedical engineering student teams to design innovative solutions to unmet health and clinical problems.

Closed OnJun 03, 2012

Apps Against Abuse

Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services challenged developers to create apps that empower young adults to prevent abuse and violence.

Closed OnOct 18, 2011

Medicare Claims Data Developer Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

We are challenging interdisciplinary teams to create a tool that will present two or more of the new Medicare Claims Public Use Files in a way thats informative, interactive, and user friendly.

Closed OnAug 16, 2011

NIH Lessons About Bioscience (LAB) Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

Help us bring cool experiments into the classroom so everyone can enjoy doing science!

Closed OnDec 15, 2011

MusiCares and GRAMMY Foundation – Teen Substance Abuse Awareness through Music Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

For young musicians to create original music and/or music videos that celebrate healthy and inspirational living, or accurately depict the dark side of drug abuse.

Closed OnOct 11, 2011

Healthy Swimming Video Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

The CDC challenged the public to create videos in order to promote healthy swimming and help prevent recreational water illnesses.

Closed OnJul 05, 2011

Connecting Generations Video Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration on Aging challenged the public to create videos that showcase the role of older Americans in the community.

Closed OnMay 10, 2011

SMART Apps for Health

Department of Health and Human Services

We challenge you to create a web app to revolutionize healthcare, providing value to patients, physicians, or researchers. SMART will allow your app to be used in multiple EHRs and PCHRs.

Closed OnJun 01, 2011

Go Viral to Improve Health: IOM-NAE Health Data Collegiate Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

College and university students can participate in an exciting initiative to transform health data into effective, innovative new applications (apps) that take on the nation's pressing health issues.

Closed OnApr 28, 2011

NLM Show Off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information

Department of Health and Human Services

NLM is challenging people to create innovative software applications that use the Librarys vast collection of biomedical data.

Closed OnSep 01, 2011

Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Video PSA Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

SAMHSA challenged the public to create videos showing how young adults are helping to prevent substance abuse and promote emotional well-being.

Closed OnApr 23, 2011

NLM & You: The Video Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

The National Library of Medicine challenged the public to create videos highlighting uses of NLM products and services.

Closed OnApr 01, 2011

CDC Flu App Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

$35,000 in prizes for using CDC flu data to develop an innovative mobile or web app, data visualization, system, tool, or game!

Closed OnMay 28, 2011

Healthy Living Innovation Awards

Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services recognized innovative community health projects.

Closed OnMar 01, 2011

Calendar cover contest – womenshealth.gov

Department of Health and Human Services

Submit your best design to our 2012 calendar cover contest and have your art seen by over 500,000 people!

Closed OnMar 01, 2011

HBCU Mental Health Promotion Campaign 2011

Department of Health and Human Services

Produce a communication campaign to raise awareness and education about mental health, its impact on the overall well-being of students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) a

Closed OnJan 15, 2011

The MusiCares and GRAMMY Foundation’s Teen Substance Abuse Awareness through Music Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

Creating original music and/or music videos that celebrates healthy and inspirational living, or accurately depicts the dark side of drug abuse.

Closed OnOct 16, 2010

We Can! Video Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

A video contest promoting a healthy weight among our nation's youth by encouraging healthy eating, increased physical activity, and reduced screen time.

Closed OnJul 24, 2010

Connecting Kids To Coverage Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is challenging the public to help enroll uninsured children in Medicaid or CHIP coverage.

Closed OnSep 07, 2015

What a Difference a Friend Makes Contest

Department of Health and Human Services

Recovery from mental health problems happens in a society of acceptance

Closed OnAug 31, 2010

EHR Innovations for Improving Hypertension Challenge

Department of Health and Human Services

ONC seeks to uncover the practices that have used clinical decision support to implement the most successful evidence-based blood pressure treatment protocols. ONC will then further reward organizations that can spread these tools for use by the most providers.

Closed OnOct 30, 2015

Transform Tox Testing Challenge Stage 2

Department of Health and Human Services

Innovating for Metabolism

Closed OnJan 26, 2017

Rethink Supply Chains

Department of Health and Human Services

Seeking tech solutions to fight forced labor in global supply chains

Closed OnDec 13, 2015