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XPRIZE Visioneering 2018 - Design Challenge

XPRIZE Visioneering 2018 - Design Challenge

Compete for a Chance to Win up to 100K by Designing and Pitching the next XPRIZE in 1 of our 5 Grand Challenge Areas Read Overview...
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Recording of Peter Diamandis' Facebook Live Q&A on Competition Design

https://www.facebook.com/XPRIZE/videos/10156650995013117/

 
What is Visioneering?

Visioneering is your opportunity to design one of our next XPRIZEs. We are asking for your design concepts that can help solve a global need in one of five Grand Challenge Areas. The designers of the best concepts will work with experts at XPRIZE to further refine their concepts and develop them into the robust, incentivized competitions that take a global stage at our premier annual event, Visioneering 2018.  Participants will be eligible to win prizes up to $100k in value

 
5 Grand Challenge Areas

 

How Can I Participate?
  1. Click "Accept Challenge" above to register for the competition
  2. Form a team or submit a design as an individual
  3. Watch the Sponsor Intent Videos and choose from one of the 5 Grand Challenge Areas
    (Energy of the Future, Feeding the Next Billion, Natural Disaster Prediction, Lifting Farmers out of Poverty, and Saving Coral Reefs)
  4. Watch Training Videos to help you design the next XPRIZE
  5. Create an account and contribute to the Wiki to share your expertise
  6. Record Your Pitch and Submit your design by July 23rd!

 

Still Have Questions? 

Start a post in our Forum to join the conversation, find a team, or connect with other innovators.

 

About XPRIZE

XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. XPRIZE utilizes a unique combination of gamification, crowdsourcing, incentive prize theory and exponential technologies as a formula to make 10x (vs. 10%) impact in the grand challenge domains facing our world. XPRIZE’s philosophy is that—under the right circumstances—igniting rapid experimentation from a variety of diverse lenses is the most efficient and effective method to driving exponential impact and solutions to grand challenges.

Active competitions include the Lunar XPRIZE, $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE, the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, the $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, the $1.75M Water Abundance XPRIZE and the $1M Anu and Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE.

To learn more about XPRIZE, visit www.xprize.org.

To learn more about Visioneering, visit www.xprize.org/visioneering

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Visioneering Summit Re-Cap

Nov. 16, 2018, 10:10 a.m. PST by MacKenzie Richter

Hi HeroXers,

Thank you for your support throughout our Visioneering 2018 process.  Below is an update of the winners, but first—we need your help to make the Visioneering process even better.  Please take our short survey here.  Please complete your feedback by no later than Sunday, November 25th.  And please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and stay tuned for many more opportunities to get involved with XPRIZE moving forward!

Read on to see the winners in each Grand Challenge Area.  And a special congratulations to Team Coral Survival for receiving the designation of Top Prize Design for 2018!  Team Coral Survival pitched a prize where the Winning Team Will demonstrate the highest number of surviving young coral across a 1 square kilometer area after a 2-year field trial.

In the other Grand Challenge Areas, the winners are as follows:

  • Feeding the Next Billion: Soilless Agriculture
    • The winning team will be the first to create a healthy daily diet for 100 people for 100 days in 1 closed soilless system.
  • Natural Disaster Prediction: Gaia Alert
    • The winning team will predict 30 consecutive earthquakes with 6 and above magnitude, and with the longest lead time, of at least 2 minutes.
  • Off-Grid Energy Access: emPOWER
    • The winning team will create a 500 watt home energy system that powers the largest number of valuable appliances for $1/day.
  • Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty: Xponential Farmers
    • The winning team will develop a virtual marketplace and autonomous transport solution that carries a 300kg load of fresh produce to a buyer’s doorstep 200km away within 6 hours of harvesting.

We also awarded the People’s Choice award (for the most votes received in our online campaign) to:

  • Ride the Eye
    • The winning team will develop the most accurate and affordable unmanned system able to measure the key environmental and geo-location data from the eyewall of a Category 3 hurricane and transmit it hourly for at least 5 days.

Looking ahead to Visioneering 2019, a lively debate at the event helped to determine what prize design concepts would be developed for next year. A prize design concept targeting Carbon Extraction was voted the winner for most promising Visioneering 2019 prize design concept. Other prize design concepts included those focused on Curing Autoimmune Diseases and Happiness, among others.

Please visit xprize.org/visioneering to learn more.

Lastly, we want to shout a huge thank you to YOU, the community that has made Visioneering 2018 such a resounding success.  Thank you for your passion, your engagement and for your desire to be active participants in making the world a more abundant place. 

 

Warmest wishes,

Your XPRIZE Family


Join us NOW - Livestream!

Oct. 18, 2018, 9 a.m. PDT by MacKenzie Richter

 

For the first time ever, XPRIZE Visioneering will be live-streamed! 

Watch here, now: https://bit.ly/2yB9N6Q


Meet Our Finalists - Feeding the Next Billion

Oct. 17, 2018, 2 p.m. PDT by MacKenzie Richter

Introducing our 2 Finalist teams in the Feeding the Next Billion Grand Challenge Area ...

 

Team See No Weevil: Agricultural Pest and Disease Early Warning System

By: Gary Mancuso and John Vitale

 

Team Soilless Agriculture

By: Pekka and Tuija Pakkanen 

 

Please join us in wishing Teams See No Weevil and Soilless Agriculture good luck as they head into the 2018 Visioneering Summit.

Do you have a favorite team in this category? We want to know which challenge area and teams you are most passionate about this year. Your voice could influence the next #XPRIZE. Vote here: https://go.xprize.org/visioneering-peoples-choice-award/

If you missed our post about Saving Coral Reef Finalists, Natural Disaster Prediction, Off-Grid Energy Access or Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty you can visit our latest updates here

 

Best, 

XPRIZE Visioneering Team


Meet Our Finalists - Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty

Oct. 16, 2018, 2 p.m. PDT by MacKenzie Richter

Introducing our 2 Finalist teams in the Lifting Farmers Out of Poverty Grand Challenge Area ...

 

Team Xponential Farmer

By: Butch Changramai, Sameh Abdelrazak and Josephine Phinith

 

 

Team Kulka

By: Soroush Parsa

 

 

Please join us in wishing Teams Xponential Farmer and Kulka good luck as they head into the 2018 Visioneering Summit.

Do you have a favorite team in this category? We want to know which challenge area and teams you are most passionate about this year. Your voice could influence the next #XPRIZE. Vote here: https://go.xprize.org/visioneering-peoples-choice-award/

Stay tuned for Finalist Videos in the final Grand Challenge Area: Feeding the Next Billion

 

If you missed our post about Saving Coral Reef Finalists, Natural Disaster Prediction or Off-Grid Energy Access, you can visit our latest updates here

 

Best, 

XPRIZE Visioneering Team


Join the XPRIZE Visioneering Livestream!

Oct. 15, 2018, 5:55 p.m. PDT by MacKenzie Richter

Greetings, 

 

Every year XPRIZE gathers 350 CEO's, philanthropists, innovators, and heads-of-state to select and shape the next five XPRIZE's.  The event is called VISIONEERING, and traditionally it has been closed to the public.

 

This year, XPRIZE is live-streaming the event for free, open to the public.This is their way of digitizing, demonetizing and democratizing access and sharing XPRIZE’s mission with the world.

 

As part of the HeroX community, interested in Incentive Prizes and IMPACT, we thought you’d enjoy participating.

 

Please sign up at this link to receive the livestream link and event schedule.The livestream begins on Thursday, October 18th at 9:00am PDT and goes thru Saturday evening, Oct 20th.

 

During the 3 days of Visioneering, you will meet the Celebs, philanthropists and experts dedicating their lives to solving the world’s grand challenges. This year we’re focused on:

  1. Lifting Farmers out of Poverty
  2. Predicting Earth Quakes & Cyclones
  3. Off-Grid Energy Access
  4. Saving Coral Reefs
  5. Feeding the Next Billion

 

By tapping into the genius of the crowd, XPRIZE and HeroX can increase the likelihood of achieving breakthroughs that generate a 10x impact in the world.

 

Please join us in solving the world’s grand challenges. Hope to see you online!

 

XPRIZE


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