Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic (AMR) Challenge Step 2 Finalists

AMR Diagnostic Challenge Finalists

Five finalists will move on to the third and final phase of the AMR Diagnostic Challenge. The finalists were selected from a pool of 20 second-phase entries and will each receive $100,000 to further develop their prototypes. Step 2 finalists will submit their device prototypes by Jan. 3, 2020, for testing by two CLIA-certified independent laboratories. From the group of Step 2 finalists, up to three winners will share at least $19 million. Winners will be announced on July 31, 2020.

AMR Diagnostic Challenge Semifinalists

Ten semifinalists were announced in the first phase of the AMR Diagnostic Challenge for their innovative concepts on point-of-need diagnostics tests to combat the emergence and spread of drug resistant bacteria. The semifinalists were selected from 74 submissions and each will receive $50,000 to develop their concepts into prototypes.

This page last reviewed on December 3, 2018