Thousands of ideas compete for one million dollars during the course of this three month competition.
Three phases of the competition:
* To find out more about why 38 ideas move on from Round 1, go to our FAQ
Key contest Dates
Submit your idea starting on September 24.
Qualifying Round 1
1st October 2012 - Voting Begins
15th October 2012 - Voting Ends.
Qualifying Round 2
22nd October 2012 - Voting Begins
5th November 2012 - Voting Ends.
Qualifying Round 3
12th November 2012 - Voting Begins
26th November 2012 - Voting Ends.
Semi-finalists will be notified November 28 and have five days to update their ideas before the semi-final voting period begins.
3rd December 2012 - Voting Begins
12th December 2012 - Voting Ends.
Our panel of judges reviews the finalist ideas to determine which ones will win full funding. Winning ideas will be announced January 29, 2013.
20th December 2012 - 24th January 2013
29th January 2013