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Patient Stratification for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

TAGS:Life Sciences Math/Statistics Global Health
AWARD:  $15,000 USD
DEADLINE: Withdrawn
ACTIVE SOLVERS: 923
POSTED: 1/31/12

This Challenge is looking for approaches to stratification of patients with type 2 diabetes. 

This Challenge requires only a written proposal.

Source: InnoCentive
Challenge ID: 9932720
 
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Challenge Overview

This Challenge is looking for approaches that could separate groups of patients with type 2 diabetes into large segments of sub-phenotypes based on biochemical, cellular, or molecular phenotypes. 

This is a Theoretical Challenge that requires only a written proposal to be submitted.  The Challenge award will be contingent upon theoretical evaluation of the proposal by the Seeker. 

To receive an award, the Solvers will not have to transfer their exclusive IP rights to the Seeker.  Instead, they will grant to the Seeker non-exclusive license to practice their solutions. 

What is InnoCentive?
InnoCentive is the global innovation marketplace where creative minds solve some of the world's most important problems for cash awards up to $1 million. Commercial, governmental and humanitarian organizations engage with InnoCentive to solve problems that can impact humankind in areas ranging from the environment to medical advancements. What is a Theoretical-Licensing Challenge?

An InnoCentive Theoretical Challenge implements an idea but is not yet a proof of concept. A solution to a Theoretical Challenge will solidify the Solver's concept with detailed descriptions, specifications and requirements necessary to bringing a good idea closer to becoming an actual product or service.

This Challenge is a Theoretical-Licensing Challenge, meaning that the Seeker is requesting non-exclusive rights to use the winning solution. By contrast, Theoretical-IP Transfer means that Solvers must relinquish all rights to the Intellectual Property (IP) for which they are awarded. For both forms of a theoretical Challenge, solvers that do not win retain the rights to their solution after the evaluation period is complete. The Seeker retains no rights to any IP not awarded.

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