Challenge Structure and Timeline
- How long will the Mobility Unlimited Challenge run for?
The Challenge runs for 3 years, from November 2017 to September 2020.
- When does it start/end?
The Mobility Unlimited Challenge launched on November 16th 2017, and the final winner will be announced in September 2020.
- How is the Challenge structured?
The Challenge is divided into two key stages; the entry period and the finalist stage. During the entry period, you will have the opportunity to learn more and enter the Challenge, as well as apply for a Discovery Award to help finance your application (if needed). After the five finalists have been announced, we then move into the Finalist Stage, when these teams will receive $500,000 to develop their devices. The Finalist Stage ends with the announcement of the winner in September 2020.
- What are the key dates of the Challenge?
Global Launch and Opening of Entry Period 16 Nov 2017
Deadline for entries to Discovery Awards 7 Feb 2018 (23:59 GMT)
Announcement of Discovery Awardees 11 Apr 2018
Deadline for Entries to the Challenge 15 Aug 2018 (23:59 BST)
Announcement of Finalists 14 Jan 2019
Deadline for Finalist Written Submissions 8 Jun 2020 (23:59 BST)
Announcement of the Winner September 2020
*further dates will be announced as they are confirmed.