The NIA launched the Improving Care for People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Using Technology (iCare-AD/ADRD) Challenge. This Eureka prize competition seeks to spur the development of technology applications to improve dementia care coordination and/or care navigation, as part of the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act. Up to $400,000 in cash prizes may be awarded to teams or individuals that participate in the challenge. Entries will be accepted from October 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
The iCare-AD/ADRD challenge managers will be hosting a webinar on October 17, 2018 at 2:30 PM EDT. This webinar will introduce attendees to the Challenge and cover participation requirements. Time will be allotted to answer questions from attendees. To register for the webinar please visit: https://bit.ly/2MhGc7w.
Please share this announcement broadly; NIA is interested in receiving applications from all relevant sectors. The NIA is excited to see what types of innovations will be sparked from this competition!