Call for SubmissionsApril 6, 2016
Entrants were asked to submit proposals for ResearchKit studies.
Submission DeadlineMay 22, 2016
The Challenge stopped accepting Round 1 Submissions on May 22, 2016.
Semi-Finalists AnnouncedJuly 20, 2016
5 semi-finalists were selected in Round 1 Judging to receive $20,000 each and enter the Virtual Accelerator.
Virtual AcceleratorJuly – September 2016
Semi-finalists developed their proposals into designs for ResearchKit studies with coaching and mentorship from experts in app development and mobile research.
Innovators' Boot CampJuly 27-28, 2016
Semi-finalists participated in a 2-day, in-person boot camp in Cupertino, CA with experts on research, app design, and ResearchKit.
Semi-Finalist PresentationsSeptember 2016
Semi-finalists submitted Round 2 Submissions and presented their designs in-person to the jury at Semi-Finalist Presentations at RWJF in Princeton, NJ.
Finalists AnnouncedOctober 5, 2016
2 finalists were selected in Round 2 Judging to receive $100,000 each and advance to Finalist Incubation and Testing.
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Finalist Incubation and TestingOctober 2016 – April 2017
Finalists will develop their designs into prototypes that will be piloted with test users using Apple’s TestFlight. Finalists will submit Round 3 Submissions that include a final report of preliminary learnings from user testing, data analysis, and plans for full development.
Winner AnnouncedMay 2017
1 winner will be chosen in Round 3 Judging to receive the $200,000 award, finalize their ResearchKit study, and prepare for App Store submission.