Detailed Schedule

  • Call for Submissions

    October 7, 2015

    Entrants were asked to submit concepts.

  • Submission Deadline

    December 7, 2015

    The Challenge stopped accepting submissions at 11:59PM EST on Monday, December 7, 2015.

  • Finalists Announced

    May 11, 2016

    ED has selected five finalists to receive $25,000 each and advance to the Virtual Accelerator.

  • Demo Day

    July 7, 2016

    Finalists will present their concepts and demonstrate their final prototypes to the judges at Demo Day in Washington DC.

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    Winner Announced

    Summer 2016

    The winner(s) will be announced and prize(s) will be awarded.