Prize for Primary Healthcare Contact: email@example.com
About the Prize
The Prize for Primary Healthcare is an annual national competition encouraging engineering students to develop creative technological innovations with great potential to catalyze and support improved delivery of care at the frontlines of medicine. It is open to graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in accredited engineering programs.
Technologies of particular interest are ones that could improve access to medical care, leverage the skill of caregivers, automate routine tasks, increase workflow efficiency, support patients managing chronic disease, increase compliance with care protocols, reduce medical error, or augment the physician-patient relationship.
- First Prize: $150,000
- Second Prize: $100,000
- Third Prize: $50,000
- Ten Finalists: $10,000 each
Timeline for Award Process
- January 2, 2011: Submission process opens
- January 16, 2012: Pre-proposals due
- February 15, 2012: Ten finalists selected & $10,000 distributed to each
- June 3, 2012: Full proposals due from 10 finalists
- July 2, 2012: Top three winners announced & major awards distributed
RFA Supporting Documents and Instructions
- Instructions for Online Submission of Letter of Intent
- Request for Applications (RFA) Letter of Intent Guidelines
- Student Prize Coversheet
- Full Proposal Evaluation Criteria
- Full Proposal Guidelines
- Frequently Asked Questions
This Prize for Primary Healthcare competition is sponsored by the Gelfand Family Charitable Trust. CIMIT is a non-profit consortium of Boston teaching hospitals and engineering schools.