Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, each entrant retains full ownership in and title to their submission. As an entrant, you reserve all intellectual property rights not expressly granted under the Challenge agreements.
However, by participating in the Challenges, you, as an entrant, irrevocably grant HRSA a limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license and right to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display and use the submission for internal HHS business, and to the extent necessary to administer the Challenge, and to publicly perform and publicly display the submission, including, without limitation, for advertising and promotional purposes relating to each Challenge.
The Challenges serve as platforms. They offer expert validation of your idea, access to experienced mentors, exposure to a wide audience, and possibly cash incentives to deploy your solution at scale.
Yes, more than one individual is permitted to complete a submission package during all phases of the Challenge. Team members are solely responsible for allocating the value of services, awards, or prizes to be granted by HRSA as described in the Terms & Conditions.