The COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge


COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge

September 8, 2020 — 1:00PM–2:00PM

The Challenge

Can you develop a novel analytic approach that uses the CMU/UMD COVID-19 Symptom Survey data to enable earlier detection and improved situational awareness of the outbreak by public health authorities and the general public?

Phase I submissions are due by October 6th, 2020 11:59 PM ET.

Click here to view The Symptom Data Challenge homepage.


The COVID-19 Symptom Challenge Project Updates (as of 11/06/2020)

The COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge: Announcing Our Challenge Semifinalists! 

Congratulations to all of the The COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge applicants for the dedication and hard work put into their submissions! The Judging Committee has reviewed all of the applications and we are excited to reveal the Challenge semifinalists:

•    CoronaSurveys
•    DeepOutbreak
•    K&A
•    Pathcheck
•    University of Washington Electrical and Computer Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering

Huge congratulations to each of the semifinalists for making it to the next round with their tremendous work! We look forward to seeing how your projects progress.


The judges would also like to recognize the following Honorable Mentions:
•    Golden Eye
•    Paul Rodriguez

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The COVID-19 Symptom Challenge Timeline

Phase One

Launch of Applications: September 1st, 2020
Phase I Application Submission Deadline (Extended): October 6th, 2020, 11:59 PM ET 

Semi-finalist Presentations (Virtual Unveiling): November 6th 

Phase Two

Presentations/Prototype Submission Deadline: November 30th 
Finalist Presentations/Prototypes (Targeted Showcase): December 7th