All KidneyX Prize Competitions
Artificial Kidney Prize, Phase 2
Think better, think bold, think big
This two-track competition aimed to accelerate the development of an artificial kidney from the regenerative medicine, cellular engineering, tissue engineering, systems biology, and synthetic biology communities.
Track One: Accelerating the Prototype Bioartificial Kidney
- Prizes: $4.5 million, up to 3 winners
- Deadline: October 28, 2022
Track Two: Components and Tools that Enable the Development of an Artificial Kidney
- Prizes: $6 million, up to 6 winners
- Deadline: January 28, 2023
KidneyX works with innovators through a variety of competitions and other support mechanisms to advance treatment options for people with kidney diseases
Artificial Kidney Prize, Phase 1
This competition helped accelerate the development of artificial kidneys toward human clinical trials
COVID-19 Kidney Care Challenge
This competition strove to reduce transmission among people with kidney diseases and/or the risk of kidney damage in those who contract it
Redesign Dialysis, Phase 2
This competition focused on prototype solutions or solution components that could replicate normal kidney functions or improve dialysis access.
Patient Innovator Challenge
This competition allowed people with kidney diseases to propose experienced-based ideas for improving therapeutic options and quality of life (sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation)
Redesign Dialysis, Phase 1
This competition proposed solutions or solution components of next-generation dialysis products to improve patient quality of life
We’re building a strong community dedicated to developing breakthrough solutions that will change outcomes and transform patients’ lives.