Key dates for the Phases 1 and 2 of the KidneyX Artificial Kidney Prize are described below. 

Phase 1

Call for Phase 1 submissions

October 30, 2020

Eligible entrants are invited to submit proofs of concept and development plans for solutions that enable and advance the functionality, effectiveness, and/or reliability of artificial kidneys.

Phase 1 technical support

Fall 2020 - Winter 2021

Technical support includes entrant resources to encourage and facilitate collaboration, navigate regulatory and commercial considerations, and incorporate patient input into solution development.

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Phase 1 submission deadline

March 24, 2021 at 4:59 p.m. ET

Phase 1 winners announced

Late Summer 2021

A judging panel will review submissions against the Phase 1 criteria. $4 million will be distributed among up to eight winners, at the discretion of HHS and ASN.

Phase 2

Call for Phase 2 submissions

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

Eligible entrants will be invited to submit prototype solutions ready for integration with an artificial kidney.

Phase 2 technical support

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

Technical support will include a range of informational resources to encourage and facilitate collaboration, navigate regulatory and commercial considerations, and incorporate patient input into solution development.

Phase 2 submission deadline

Summer 2022

Phase 2 winners announced

Fall 2022

A judging panel will review submissions against the Phase 2 criteria. $6 million will be distributed to winners, at the discretion of HHS and ASN.

At the discretion of HHS and ASN, additional phases of the Artificial Kidney Prize may follow Phase 2.

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