The Go Viral to Improve Health contest is a competition for undergraduate and graduate students to create innovate health-related apps, competing for high distinction and $18,000 in prizes. Sponsored by the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering, the contest is geared towards students pursuing degrees for careers in engineering, health, and computer sciences. The competition is designed to promote these students in interdisciplinary fields to translate health information into mobile application in order to address pressing health concerns.
With a top prize of $10,000, entries will be judged on their design, usability, and integration of public health data. Teams must consist of between 2-5 undergraduate and/or graduate students. Registration ends on Feb.17, and apps must be completed and submitted by April 17. More information about the contest can be found here.