XPRIZE is the global leader in solving the world’s Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale incentivized prize competitions that create impact in five areas: Learning; Exploration; Energy & Environment; Global Development; and Life Sciences. Our mission is to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity. We believe that you get what you incentivize.
Active prizes include the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE, the $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE, the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, the $8 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE and the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE.
Our past prizes include the $10M Ansari XPRIZE for suborbital spaceflight, which launched today’s $2B private space industry; the $10M Progressive Insurance Automotive XPRIZE to build cars that achieved at least 100MPGe in real world driving; the $2.25M Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE to develop sophisticated sensing technologies that put you in charge of your own health; the $2M Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander XCHALLENGE to advance repeated rocket travel to the Moon; the $1.4M Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup XCHALLENGE to improve crude oil clean up from the ocean’s surface; and the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE to address ocean acidification.