Diabetes Innovation Challenge

Diabetes Innovation Challenge 2017-11-16T15:49:28+00:00

2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge Offering $250,000 in Cash and In-Kind Prizes to Diabetes Innovations!

Seeking Qualified Applicants now! 

T1D Exchange and lead sponsors JDRF and The Helmsley Charitable Trust are pleased to announce the 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge. This open, global competition seeks to identify and accelerate advancements in diagnostics, therapeutics, devices, or solutions that aim to improve patient outcomes for those living with diabetes.

The goal of the Challenge is to

  • identify the most promising innovations in diabetes
  • present them to our network of funders, investors, and partners from academia and industry and
  • award the top innovations with cash and in-kind support to help them advance the development of their products.

Ultimately, the vision for the Diabetes Innovation Challenge is to accelerate transformation and delivery of discoveries to the patient community.

Want to Apply to the Diabetes Innovation Challenge? Apply by January 31, 2018

 Building from Success

In 2016, T1D Exchange hosted the inaugural Diabetes Innovation Challenge, which was generously supported by lead sponsors American Diabetes Association (ADA) and JDRF. Starting with a qualified field of 60 applicants, awards were presented totaling $150,000 cash or in-kind services to 7 innovative companies.

See highlights from the 2016 Challenge


Join us and help accelerate transformation

Want to be involved in this exciting event? There are many ways you or your organization can participate in the Diabetes Innovation Challenge.

Read the Executive Brief

Learn about Sponsorship Opportunities

Review Sponsorship Levels 

For more information, contact challenge@t1dexchange.org.