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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Qualcomm Tricorder X (The X Prize)

X Prize Foundation

This is a years-long competition, with the first round of 10 teams to be picked in 2014. Since Foundation Relations first forwarded this RFP in January 2012, draft guidelines have been posted. Those will be available to read and comment on until June 30, 2012 at the second URL below. Dartmouth folks can submit their email addresses to get automatic updates on this contest as it develops. Amount $10 million Entry fees $5,000–25,000 (promised to be higher for later entries) Teams will compete to develop solutions capable of diagnosing a set of 15 conditions and capturing metrics for health. Conditions include common ailments and costly diseases, and range from strep throat to sleep apnea to colon cancer. Ultimately, this tool will measure an individual’s health state through a plethora of wireless sensors, imaging technologies, and portable, non-invasive laboratory replacements

URL http://www.qualcommtricorderxprize.org/competition-details/competition-guidelines


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