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A $10 million competition to bring healthcare to the

palm of your hand

Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm of your hand that monitors and diagnoses your health conditions. That’s the technology envisioned by this competition, and it will allow unprecedented access to personal health metrics. The end result: Radical innovation in healthcare that will give individuals far greater choices in when, where, and how they receive care.

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Congratulations to our official Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE teams.  Stay tuned for more in-depth team information and insights as the competition begins.  For now, see who they are, where they’re from, what they like to call themselves.   It’s on.


Prize Progress

Prize Progress

Media Mentions

May 19, 2015

In Star Trek, a visit to the sick bay nearly always began with a scan of the tricorder, a handheld instrument that could quickly gather vital signs and diagnose ailments.

April 14, 2015

New, eye-popping medical technology provides earlier diagnoses, personalized treatments and a breathtaking range of other benefits for both patients and health care professionals.

March 26, 2015

IT IS 26 YEARS since film fans got a glimpse of what 2015 could be like in the cult movie “Back to the Future Part II.” Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, arrived from the past in his flying, time-traveling DeLorean on Oct. 21 this year.

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