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Next-Gen Mask Challenge 2020, XPRIZE Foundation, USA


Deadline:

September 15, 2020

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Next-Gen Mask Challenge 

The $1M Next-Gen Mask Challenge aims to reimagine protective face masks used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by making them more comfortable, functional, accessible, and even stylish. 

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF MASKS

 

The XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge will aid in the fight against COVID-19 by enhancing an effective solution: face masks. The next generation of masks will redefine the norm of mask-wearing behavior and help sustain crucial preventive health measures.

THE CHALLENGE

Masks are effective in slowing and preventing the spread of COVID-19, but not all of us have adopted this preventive measure. Some masks are ill-fitting, uncomfortable, not breathable, and the most effective masks are often unavailable or expensive.

We need an alternative—face masks that are readily accessible and affordable, functional for our everyday lives, fit a wide variety of wearers, and are effective in protecting the wearer and the community.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


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Publish Date
September 06, 2020




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