X Marks the Future: Ongoing X Prizes

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Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE $10 million to be awarded in 2015 Challenge To create a device that will be capable of capturing key health metrics and diagnosing a set of 15 diseases. Metrics for health could include: blood pressure, respirator rate and temperature. The tool should collect large volumes of data from ongoing measurement of health states through a combination of wireless sensors, imaging technologies and portable, noninvasive, laboratory replacements.

x marks the future ongoing x prizes qualcomm tricorder x prize 300x372 X Marks the Future: Ongoing X PrizesQualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE
$10 million to be awarded in 2015
Challenge
To create a device that will be capable of capturing key health metrics and diagnosing a set of 15 diseases. Metrics for health could include: blood pressure, respirator rate and temperature. The tool should collect large volumes of data from ongoing measurement of health states through a combination of wireless sensors, imaging technologies and portable, noninvasive, laboratory replacements.

Google Lunar X PRIZE
$30 million prize pool to be awarded in 2015
Challenge
For a privately funded (at least 90%) team to safely land a robot on the surface of the moon, have it travel 500 meters over the lunar surface, send video, photos and data back to Earth.

Archon Genomics X PRIZE presented by Express Scripts
$10 million prize pool to be awarded to the first team that can complete the challenge
Challenge
Rapidly and economically sequence 100 whole human genomes to an unprecedented level of accuracy. The 100 human genomes to be sequenced in this competition will be donated by 100 centenarians (ages 100 or older) from all over the world, which presents a unique opportunity to identify those rare genes that protect against disease, while giving researchers valuable
clues to health and longevity.

Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE
$2.25 million prize pool to be awarded in 2013 and 2014
Challenge
Create a real-time sensing device that collects personal data to aid people in the monitoring and maintenance of their own heath, medications and treatment regimes. The competition focuses on driving advances in lab-onchip technology to reduce cost and size of current technology, to interlink the sensor with more devices, improve computing and communications while
maintaining a high reliability and quality of data delivery as well as privacy and security.

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