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.
This year, Bill and Melinda Gates and their foundation issued a challenge to develop the next generation of condoms. Called Grand Challenges in Global Health, the initiative aims to foster scientific and technological innovation to ... Read Post
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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