• Call for Stage 1 Submissions

    October 17, 2017

    Entrants submitted here.

  • Stage 1 Submission Deadline

    December 4, 2017

    The Challenge stopped accepting submissions at 4:59 PM ET on Monday, December 4, 2017.

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    Stage 1 Finalists Announced

    February 14, 2018

    Five (5) finalists were selected by expert judges to receive $20,000 each.

  • Stage 2 Virtual Accelerator

    February - April 2018

    Finalists will participate in the Virtual Accelerator, where they will develop their concepts into detailed system designs.

  • Stage 2 Winner(s) Announced

    Spring 2018

    Judges will select the winner(s), who will receive up to $200,000 in cash prizes.