Challenge participants will be asked to develop, train, and validate computational models to predict pediatric patients at risk for hospitalization, need for ventilation, and cardiovascular interventions, utilizing deindetified electronic health record data available through NCATS' National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Enclave.
Total cash prize purse is $200,000 from BARDA, split among up to three winners.
Winners may also be eligible to apply for follow on funding support and in-kind services from BARDA for further technology development and clinical evaluation.
NCATS National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C):
N3C aims to improve the efficiency and accessibility of analyses with COVID-19 clinical data, expand ability to analyze, and understand COVID, and demonstrate a novel approach for collaborative pandemic data sharing
N3C Data Enclave is a central, harmonized data repository that represents electronic health records from over 55 health centers across the U.S.