Phase 1 of the LymeX Diagnostics Prize will be open to all entrants who meet the eligibility criteria. At the discretion of HHS and the Cohen Foundation, additional phases of the competition may follow Phase 1 in 2022 and beyond.
Phase 1 timeline
May 17, 2022
Submissions open and Phase 1 begins.
Virtual information session
June 16, 2022
Webinar covering competition details.
Technical considerations webinar
July 13, 2022
Webinar covering the fundamentals of Lyme disease detection and considerations for development and evaluation of diagnostics.
August 8, 2022
Eligible entrants must submit concept papers by 4:59 p.m. EST.
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Submissions reviewed by the panel of judges.
Up to 10 Phase 1 winners will receive an equal share of the $1 million prize pool.
Phase 2 begins
Details of the planned second phase will be announced.
Note: No future phases or prizes are guaranteed beyond Phase 1. Future phases may be launched at the discretion of HHS and Cohen Foundation, and any prize amounts beyond Phase 1 are anticipated and subject to future availability of funds.