Today the X Prize Foundation announced a $2.25 million Nokia Sensing X Challenge to produce a new generation of health care and biometric sensors. This adds a new health-related prize to their roster of other scientific challenges, including a $10 million prize to produce a wireless health monitor like the Star Trek Tricorder, another $10 million prize for gene sequencing, and a $30 million prize sponsored by Google to bring back robotic lunar landers.
Here's another contest, but this one has a larger prize and greater purpose: The Heritage Provider Network is offering $3 million for an algorithm that will predict hospitalizations by using a pre-defined set of patient data sources... Read Post
By Robert B. McCray Robert is President and CEO of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance. What can the health care industry learn from Hollywood? Can we... Read Post
X PRIZE Foundation and Nokia introduce a global incentivized competition to bring about entirely new ways to monitor, access, and improve consumer health San Diego, US - The X PRIZE Foundation and Nokia today announced the launch of... Read Post