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Predict the Influenza Season Challenge

A competition to predict the timing, peak and intensity of the 2013-14 flu season using digital surveillance data

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

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $75,000
Type of Challenge: Scientific
Submission Start: 11/23/2013 10:00 AM ET
Submission End: 03/27/2014 08:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/11/25/2013-28198/predict-the-influenza-season-challenge-requirements-and-registration

Description

CDC announces the launch of the Predict the Influenza Season challenge, a competition designed to foster innovation in flu activity modeling and prediction. The registrant who most successfully predicts the 2013-14 flu season using digital surveillance data will receive an award of $75,000 and recognition on the CDC Influenza website. Full details of the contest requirements are available via the official contest announcement.