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  • We've brought our new website online and are in the process of adding new challenges every day. VIA Challenge is a complete directory to find, research, and solve a variety of world-wide challenges and awards.
  • We've added more than 1,400 challenges to our database. We've been working hard all year to become the largest database of open innovation challenges on the web. It's free for anyone to search our directory of challenges.
  • The March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology, a cash award of $250,000 and a silver medal in the design of the Roosevelt dime, is awarded to investigators whose research has profoundly advanced the science that underlies our understanding of birth defects.
  • Kenya enters the open innovation scene with it's first ever Open Innovation Africa Summit. The aim of the first-ever Open Innovation Africa Summit (OIAS) is to stimulate critical thinking about the role of innovation.
  • We have quite a few exciting upcoming deadlines!! Hurry and get your entries in for the follwing challenges ASAP and good luck!!! Sustainable Urban Housing-February-11th European Design Awards-February 15th The Grawemeyer Award in Psychology-February 15th The Grawemeyer Award in Religion-February 15th UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize-February 15th UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize-February 15th Red Dot Award-February 15th
  • With March just around the corner get in your entries to the following March deadlines: Fredrick Douglass Book Prize-march 1st The Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize-march 1st The Sawtooth Poetry Prize-march 1st The Right Livelihood Award-march 1st International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) Courage in Journalism Awards-march 4th Mike Berger Award-march 8th The Price of Asturias Concord Award-march 18th Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize-march 19th The Tech Awards-march 31st
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