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IARPA's Mercury Challenge

Can you create a method to forecast the future?

Office of Director of National Intelligence - Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $100,000
Type of Challenge: Software and apps
Submission Start: 08/01/2018 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 04/30/2019 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here:


In an effort to strengthen global crisis response capabilities, The IARPA Mercury Challenge seeks innovative solutions using machine learning and artificial intelligence methods to automatically predict the occurrence of critical events involving military action, non-violent civil unrest, and infectious diseases in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Qatar, Lebanon, Jordan, and Bahrain.


Total Prize Pool
Cash Prize Amount: $100000
The Total Incentive Breakdown can be found at