2020 Challenge Schedule

Idea Phase

The 2020 Idea Phase submission deadline has passed.

The Idea Phase is open to all interested teams. During this phase, participants will submit a short proposal describing the challenge they are addressing, the impact the solution could have, and how they will use artificial intelligence to develop their solution. All submissions must align with one of the four interest areas that are the focus of the 2020 Challenge: health, humanitarianism, education, or sustainability and climate change.

Idea Phase submission criteria

Prototype Phase

The 2020 Prototype Phase submission deadline has passed.

Participation in the Prototype Phase is by judge selection and invitation only.

Prototype Phase submission criteria

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Phase

MVPs will be due on Monday, August 10, 2020. MVP pitches will be held Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

Participation in the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Phase is by judge selection and invitation only. The MVP phase will conclude with the development and submission of a minimum viable product (MVP) based on the original proposed solution. 

MVP Phase submission criteria