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Versatile PhD Innovation Challenge: The Air You Wear

Posted by on Thursday, July 29, 2021 in Announcements .

The Versatile PhD is excited to launch their first PhD-level innovation challenge sponsored by NHLBI, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and NASA Tournament Lab.

This “Air You Wear” challenge is an exceptional career development opportunity for graduate students and post-docs who are motivated to solve an important medical and technological challenge with broad social impact (and $500,000 in awards). It’s also the first of what is expected will be many more open innovation challenges across a range of academic fields and domain expertise.

For specific challenge guidelines, and to register, check the “Experiences” section of the website at You can find information about accessing Versatile PhD as a Vanderbilt student or faculty member here. 


Additionally, there will be an Information Session on this innovation challenge initiatives on TUESDAY, AUG 3, 12pm PST.  Sign up for the session here:

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