5 semi-finalists receive $20,000
to translate their proposals into designs for ResearchKit studies.
2 finalists receive $100,000
to develop their designs into prototypes to pilot with users in Apple’s TestFlight.
1 award winner receives $200,000
and guidance for submission of their ResearchKit study to the App Store.
The listed award amounts assume that a sufficient number of entries satisfying the judging criteria are identified. Please see the Rules, Terms and Conditions for additional details about awards.
From the $500,000 award pool, 5 semi-finalists will be awarded $20,000 each following Round 1 Judging of submissions. Semi-finalists will be expected to translate their proposals into detailed designs for ResearchKit studies during the Virtual Accelerator phase in preparation for Semi-Finalist Presentations to the judges.
After Semi-Finalist Presentations, judges will convene for Round 2 Judging to select 2 finalists who will receive $100,000 each. Finalists will develop their designs into fully functioning prototypes to pilot with up to 2,000 users using Apple’s TestFlight.
At the conclusion of testing the jury will select 1 winner to receive the $200,000 award, finalize their ResearchKit study, and prepare for App Store submission.