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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:


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: If you missed the Challenge Kick-off Webinar, you may view it here.


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.


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

How To Enter

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