To complete a submission, participants must register no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
Submissions will be accepted for three weeks after registration has closed. All entries are due no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.
From Tuesday, January 9 to 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, lead participants will score and comment on five other submissions using the scoring rubric.
Participants may be asked to score and comment on 1-2 additional submissions by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Monday, January 29, 2024.
NIH will review top-scoring submissions then select and announce up to ten Finalists who will each receive up to $45,000 at a virtual demonstration day in May 2024.
Finalists will strengthen, implement, and test their solutions during a one-year period, then submit their results in April 2025.
Finalists will showcase their solutions at an in-person demonstration day in June 2025, then NIH will select up to four Winners who will each receive up to $200,000.