Challenge and Prize Competition Winners
Our program engages a diverse group of people from all over the country to collaborate and stimulate innovative ideas. See the winners from our Challenges.
ASPIRE Design Challenges Winners 2018
The challenges encouraged innovative and catalytic approaches toward solving the opioid crisis by developing “A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration” (ASPIRE).
ASPIRE Reduction-to-Practice Challenge 2020
The Challenge aimed to spur the development of a comprehensive integrated platform for translational innovation in pain, opioid use disorder and overdose.
Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! 2018
The Challenge received nearly 50 submissions, including posters, videos, and poems from people around the country to help bring attention to rare diseases and encourage interest in medical research.
Rare Diseases Are Not Rare! 2020
The Challenge entrants created a gallery of social media and art submissions, from videos and poems to spoken-word performances and personal stories.
LitCoin Natural Language Processing (NLP) Challenge
The Challenge aimed to advance some of the most promising technology solutions built with knowledge graphs. The Challenge launched on Nov. 9, 2021, and the first phase closed Dec. 23, 2021.
LitCoin Pilot Design Challenge
The Challenge sought to spur innovation by rewarding the most creative and effective plans to construct the LitCoin submission platform. The Challenge submission window closed on Oct. 31, 2022.
Bias Detection Tools in Health Care Challenge
The Challenge aimed to improve clinician and patient trust in intelligence and machine learning through bias detection and mitigation tools for clinical decision support. The Challenge closed on March 1, 2023.