We announced the 20 final winners of the Promoting Pediatric Primary Prevention (P4) Challenge live on January 31, 2022 at 2 p.m. ET. Find out who won.
The America COMPETES Act allows us to use cash prizes as a type of award to spur innovations and create solutions for better health. Challenges engage new solvers and bring new thinking to address critical issues facing the maternal and child population.
Through challenge competitions, we support developing ideas, new technologies, products, and services to improve the health of the communities we serve.
Our Past Challenge Competitions
This competition concluded in January 2022. We invited applicants to propose and implement new approaches that would increase access to and use of well-child visits and/or immunizations services within primary care settings.
- Phase I Winners: 50 winning teams received $10,000 each
- Phase II Winners: 20 winning teams are receiving $25,000 each
This was a series of four competitions concluding in 2020-2021.
- Preventing Childhood Obesity Challenge
Temple University, College of Public Health, Center for Obesity Research and Education’s “iByte4Health”
- Care Coordination for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Boston Children’s Hospital, Duke Health, and National Family Voices “Caremap”
- Remote Pregnancy Monitoring
Zorah Daly, User Experience Designer at Quilted Health’s “The Maternal Monitoring App (MaMa)"
- Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms
Benten Technologies, in collaboration with ChristianaCare and Delaware Division of Family Services’ “Mobile-Accessible Plan of Safe Care”
The Bridging the Word Gap Challenge concluded in 2017. It addressed disparities in promoting the early language environment.