National Institutes of Health
Can your research idea can be fostered into a biotech startup
Open UntilDec 08, 2017
Insights wanted: leveraging mini-retinas for big breakthroughs in eye disease
Open UntilAug 01, 2017
Identify an unmet need or problem in healthcare and develop a working solution to it.
Closed OnMay 31, 2017
A Wearable Alcohol Biosensor: A Second Challenge
Closed OnMay 15, 2017
Storytelling about Health and Wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Closed OnJan 31, 2017
Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge
Open UntilSep 04, 2018
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
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
NIDA aims to develop novel mobile applications for future addiction research explicitly created on Apple Inc.’s ResearchKit framework
Closed OnApr 29, 2016
Novel, Innovative Tools to Increase Public Awareness and Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease
Closed OnMar 07, 2016
Enabling discoveries for health – let’s harness the innovative power of open data
Closed OnFeb 29, 2016
Innovation in Breast Cancer Genetics Epidemiology
Closed OnJan 15, 2016
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
NIBIB is challenging teams of undergraduate students to design solutions to unmet clinical needs.
Closed OnMay 29, 2015
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
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
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
Innovating for Metabolism
Closed OnJan 26, 2017
Innovating for Metabolism
Closed OnApr 08, 2016