15,000 Dollars in Prizes for a great App Idea


$15,000 in prizes

About the Challenge

Calling all developers, network engineers and community catalysts. Mozilla and the National Science Foundation (NSF) invite designers, developers and everyday people to brainstorm and build applications for the faster, smarter Internet of the future. The goal: create apps that take advantage of next-generation networks up to 250 times faster than today, in areas that benefit the public -- like education, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, public safety and clean energy.
Designing for the internet of the future
The challenge begins with a "Brainstorming Round" where anyone can submit and discuss ideas. The best ideas will receive funding and support to become a reality. Later rounds will focus specifically on application design and development. All are welcome to participate in the brainstorming round.
What would you do with 1 Gbps? What apps would you create for deeply programmable networks 250x faster than today?Now through August 23rd, let's brainstorm. $15,000 in prizes.
The challenge is focused specifically on creating public benefit in the U.S. The deadline for idea submissions is August 23, 2012.

Important dates

Submission Period:
Start: Jun 13, 2012 01:00 PM EDT End: Aug 23, 2012 10:00 AM EDT