Challenge Categories


Aerospace & Aviation describes the human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the Earth’s atmosphere and surrounding space. Aerospace organizations research, design, manufacture, operate, or maintain aircraft and/or spacecraft.

Examples include: avionics, aerodynamics, human factors/cockpit design, and propulsion systems.


Cyber-Technology & Security includes solutions employing the use of mobile apps, web apps, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things in solving problems in education, finance, agriculture, commerce and trade, etc

Examples include: artificial intelligence applications, mobile apps, web apps, desktop apps, Internet of Things


Energy & Environment includes all fields that study the human use of natural resources and the impact of human activity on the environment.

Examples include: energy storage, energy efficiency, renewable resources, sustainable land use, recycling solutions, environmental health, water resources, biodiversity, climate change, waste management, and other clean technology innovations.


Health & Nutrition encompasses fields of study regarding the human body and behavior as they relate to wellness and medicine.

Examples include: prosthetics, nutrition science, exercise science, medical technology, hunger solutions, mental health, assistive technology, healthcare services, healthcare safety, and biomedical engineering.