The goal of this Challenge sponsored by the Joseph H. Kanter Family Foundation is to generate innovative ideas for creating an activist network of patients, medical professionals, and the general public, focused on promoting a patient-centered learning health system in which decisions are informed by patient outcome data generated as a byproduct of delivering care.
This is an Ideation Challenge with a guaranteed award for at least one submitted solution.
An InnoCentive Ideation™ Challenge is a broad question formulated to obtain access to new ideas, similar to a global brainstorm for producing a breakthrough idea or market survey which may include ideas for a new product line, a new commercial application for a current product, or even a viral marketing idea to recruit new customers. Ideation™ Challenge submissions are typically about two written pages, and Seekers receive a non-exclusive, perpetual license to use all submissions.
In an Ideation™ Challenge, Solvers may:
Solvers should not reveal any confidential information in their submissions. Often the Ideation™ Challenge will be followed by one or more of the other three Challenge types to further develop the ideas and gain Intellectual Property protection when the concept has been well-defined.