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  • Award: $20,000
  • Deadline: 23 July 2021 23:59 EDT
  • Tags: IdeationBusiness & Entrepreneurship, Computer/Info. Technology, Engineering/Design, Life Sciences, Social Innovation
  • Challenge ID: 5454512973

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Reliable Assessment of Cognitive Function


Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. Cognitive impairment is a sometimes neglected, yet common, sign and symptom with a profound effect on instrumental activities of daily living. Even before diagnosis, patients may experience cognitive dysfunction that manifests through symptoms such as memory lapses or difficulty with finding the right words in conversation. The Seeker desires a tool for assessing cognitive function and tracking performance over time.

Cognitive impairment is a significant burden for MS patients, reducing their productivity and isolating them socially_

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Detection of illicit use of mobile phones by drivers during vehicle circulation

  • Open until 16th Aug 2021
  • Award: €15,000

World Vision Challenge: Leveraging Funds to Increase Investment in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Theoretical - Licensing

  • Open until 14th Sept 2021
  • Award: $20,000, $10,000, and $5,000

US Navy Challenge: Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) for Waterside Security

Theoretical - Licensing

  • Open until 13th Sept 2021
  • Award: $50,000

Shell GameChanger Challenge: Chemicals Decarbonisation

Electronic Request for Partners (eRFP)

  • Open until 31st Aug 2021
  • Award: Collaboration with Seeker

A2A Challenge: Food Glass Jar Waste Depackaging Systems

Electronic Request for Partners (eRFP)

  • Open until 28th July 2021
  • Award: Collaboration with Seeker

Motivating People with Obesity to Seek Help and Achieve Sustained Weight Loss


  • Open until 20th Aug 2021
  • Award: $20,000

A2A Challenge: Glass Recycling Noise Reduction

Reduction to Practice (RTP)

  • Open until 7th Sept 2021
  • Award: $35,000

World Vision Challenge: Efficient and Reliable Counting of Improved Latrines

Reduction to Practice (RTP)

  • Open until 7th Sept 2021
  • Award: $20,000

US Navy Challenge: Rapid Design Tool for Advanced Manufacturing

Reduction to Practice (RTP)

  • Open until 27th July 2021
  • Award: $30,000

Water Toxicity Sensor Challenge


  • Open until 26th July 2021
  • Award: $45,000
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// R&D Lead, Global Pharmaceutical

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