$10 million

Phase 1

$4 million will be distributed among up to eight winners, at the discretion of HHS and ASN.

Phase 2

$6 million will be distributed to winners at the discretion of HHS and ASN.

Additional phases

At the discretion of HHS and ASN, additional phases of the competition may follow Phase 2 to advance integrated artificial kidneys toward human clinical trials. KidneyX hopes to secure total prizes of $200 million for all potential phases of the competition.

If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, has not complied with the official rules, terms, and conditions, or declines the cash prize for any reason prior to award, an alternate winner may be nominated. Monetary prizes awarded under this competition will be paid by HHS or ASN to the team lead as designated on the submission form. Monetary prize winners are responsible for any applicable local, state, and federal taxes and reporting that may be required under applicable tax laws.

Please refer to the official rules, terms, and conditions for further details.

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