#XPRIZE #VISIONEERS 2018 – #DESIGN #CHALLENGE

 

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Deadline: 23 July 2018
Open to: international candidates
Award: win prize up to USD 100 000 in value

DESCRIPTION

Visioneering is your opportunity to design one of the next XPRIZEs. They are asking for your design concepts that can help solve a global need in one of five Grand Challenge Areas. The designers of the best concepts will work with experts at XPRIZE to further refine their concepts and develop them into the robust, incentivized competitions that take a global stage at the premier annual event, Visioneering 2018.
XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. XPRIZE utilizes a unique combination of gamification, crowdsourcing, incentive prize theory and exponential technologies as a formula to make 10x (vs. 10%) impact in the grand challenge domains facing our world. XPRIZE’s philosophy is that—under the right circumstances—igniting rapid experimentation from a variety of diverse lenses is the most efficient and effective method of driving exponential impact and solutions to grand challenges.

ELIGIBILITY

  • All entries must be made in English;
  • All submission form fields must be completed.

AWARD

Phase I
3 Semi-Finalists per Grand Challenge Area will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles, California to attend the Design Hackathon hosted August 10th – 12th, 2018 at the XPRIZE Headquarters in Culver City, CA. If you move forward to Phase II, you will be invited to attend an all-day training on Monday, August 13th in XPRIZE’s offices.
Phase II: up to USD 25,000 total, USD 5,000 per Grand Challenge Area
At the conclusion of the Design Hackathon, 1 Finalist per Grand Challenge Area will receive USD 5,000 cash and an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles, California to attend the 2018 Visioneers Summit hosted October 18th- 21st, 2018 at the Terranea Resort.
Phase III: up to USD 25,000
At the conclusion of the 2018 Visioneers Summit, 1 Grand Challenge Area will be recognized as the 2018 XPRIZE “Design of the Year” and team members will be awarded USD 25,000 cash.

HOW TO APPLY?

  1. Click “Accept Challenge” above to register for the competition;
  2. Form a team or submit a design as an individual;
  3. Watch the Sponsor Intent Videos and choose from one of the 5 Grand Challenge Areas
    (Energy of the FutureFeeding the Next BillionNatural Disaster PredictionLifting Farmers out of Poverty, and Saving Coral Reefs);
  4. Watch Training Videos to help you design the next XPRIZE;
  5. Create an account and contribute to the WIKI to share your expertise;
  6. Record Your Pitch and Submit your design by July 23rd.
For more information please visit the official website.
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