Biden administration offering $500k in contest for improved mask designs

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that the agency “launched an innovation challenge competition today encouraging American inventors to aid the nation’s COVID-19 response by designing effective, comfortable face masks for personal use that resolve the common concerns people have about wearing masks” such as “fogged glasses” and “difficulty speaking through face coverings.”

Submissions for the contest are due by April 21, and up to 10 winners will be eligible to receive $10,000 prizes in the first phase. Up to “5 winners will be selected to split a total $400,000 prize purse” in the second phase.

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