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The submission form closed on Sep 6, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT


Submission deadline: 

September 6th - 11:59 PM EDT / GMT

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Reminder: Research proposal should contain:

  1. Cover page giving title and list of investigators / researchers with affiliations
  2. Background / Description of the problem
  3. Research Goals & Objectives
  4. Research Methods
  5. Roles & Responsibilities of the different people in the research team
  6. Significance of the research / potential next steps
  7. Deliverable expected as the outcome of the proposed project
  8. Anticipated potential challenges and potential solutions to those challenges
  9. 1-page itemized budget and budget justification
  10. Bios of the author(s)

The main content of the proposal (items 2-8), excluding the cover page, budget and bios, should not exceed 2000 words.


  • "First Author" is a "Principal Investigator (PI)"
  • If you have Co-PIs, please add them by using the "Add Author" button.
  • "Corresponding Author" can be PI  / Co-PIs; regardless all (Co-)PIs will be communicated with
  • "Presenting Author" will be presenting at the Summit should your proposal win this challenge
  • Brief Abstract should be 300 words or less.
  • Proposal must be in pdf format. Combine all items (1-10) of  your proposal into one pdf document.


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