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Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge 2017

National Institutes of Health

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

Open UntilMay 31, 2017

Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

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A Wearable Alcohol Biosensor: A Second Challenge

Open UntilMay 15, 2017

Storytelling about Wellness in Tribal Communities

National Institutes of Health

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

Closed OnJan 31, 2017

Antimicrobial Resistance Rapid Point of Care Diagnostic Letter of Intent

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Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge

Closed OnJan 09, 2017

$100,000 for Start a SUD Startup

National Institutes of Health

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

Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge 2016

National Institutes of Health

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

National Institutes of Health

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

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

Closed OnMar 07, 2016

The Open Science Prize

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

Closed OnFeb 29, 2016

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

National Institutes of Health

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

Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) 2015

National Institutes of Health

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

Closed OnMay 29, 2015

A Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

National Institutes of Health

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

National Institutes of Health

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

The Neuro Startup Challenge

National Institutes of Health

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

Transform Tox Testing Challenge Stage 2

National Institutes of Health

Innovating for Metabolism

Closed OnJan 26, 2017