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In December 2015, XPRIZE announced that the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE has been officially extended through early 2017, providing the finalist teams with additional time to make adjustments to their tricorder devices to ensure they can succeed in the competition.

This new schedule will allow us to support the teams as they further perfect their tricorders, and will ensure their prototypes are tested and viable before they enter the final phase of the competition.

Qualifying Round

The Requalifying Round will take place from December 2015 through August 2016. From the Requalifying Round, teams will advance based on:

  1. (a) a controlled demonstration of sensor validity; and
  2. (b) an evaluation of supporting studies, conducted independently by each team.

Final Round

The Final Round is scheduled to occur from September 2016 through early 2017.  The Final Round competition will include:

  1. (a) a diagnostic competition on 20-39 consumers per team;
  2. (b) a vital signs competition;
  3. (c) a concurrent consumer experience evaluation; and
  4. (d) proof of adequate high-frequency data logging.

Teams advancing to the Final Round will compete in both the diagnostic, vital signs, and consumer experience evaluation portions of the competition.

Schedule of Events



$5,000 USD Registration Fee DeadlineFriday, June, 21, 2013
11:59 a.m. Pacific Time
$10,000 USD Registration Fee DeadlineThursday, August 1, 2013
11:59 a.m. Pacific Time
$25,000 USD Registration Fee DeadlineFriday, August 30, 2013
11:59 a.m. Pacific Time
Registration DeadlineFriday, August 30, 2013
11:59 a.m. Pacific Time
Submissions DeadlineMay 15, 2014
Qualifying Round for Review and Selection of Finalist TeamsMay 15 - August 8, 2014
Formal Announcement of Finalist TeamsAugust 27, 2014
Finalist Teams Design and BuildAugust 27, 2014 - May 1, 2015
Consumer Pre-Testing of Finalist Teams’ SolutionsJune 2015 - September 2015
Requalifying RoundDecember 2015 – July 2016
Re-Entry Judging and Validation of Finalists Teams’ EntriesAugust, 2016
Start of Consumer Testing of Finalist Teams’ SolutionsSeptember 2016
Awards CeremonyEarly 2017

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