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CDC's Tracking Network Enviro Health App Challenge

Explore connections between the environment and health.

Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $30,000
Type of Challenge: Software and apps
Submission Start: 04/13/2017 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 06/23/2017 11:59 PM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: http://www.envirohealthchallenge.com

Description

Through this Challenge, we want to seed innovative uses for Tracking Network data that explore the connections between the environment and health. The solution should be technology-based, interactive and help facilitate simple and meaningful information to general public audiences. The application must show the potential for what can be done with tracking data, such as:
  • Track data indicators
  • Monitor trends
  • Provide access to data
  • Educate the public
  • Identify at-risk populations
  • Expose potential health hazards
Submissions for this competition are being accepted on a third-party site. Please visit the external site for instructions on submitting: envirohealthchallenge.com If you missed the Challenge Kick-off Webinar, you may view it here.

Prizes

First Place
Cash Prize Amount: $20000
One first-place winner will be awarded.

Second Place
Cash Prize Amount: $7000
One second-place winner will be awarded.

Third Place
Cash Prize Amount: $3000
One third-place winner will be awarded.

Rules

For complete rules, including eligibility requirements, see envirohealthchallenge.com or the posted Federal Register Notice.

How To Enter

Participants can register by visiting the Challenge website at: envirohealthchallenge.com anytime during the proposal submission period.