Quantum for Real-World Impact

Prize Purse: $5 MILLION Phase: Registration

XPRIZE Quantum Applications is a 3-year, $5M global competition designed to generate quantum computing (QC) algorithms that can be put into practice to help solve real-world challenges.

Revolutionizing Desalination for Global Water Use

Prize Purse: $119 MILLION Phase: Launch

XPRIZE Water Scarcity is a $119 million, 5-year global competition designed to drive widespread access to clean water by creating reliable, sustainable, and affordable seawater desalination systems.

Healthy aging made possible

Prize Purse: $101 MILLION Phase: Registration

XPRIZE Healthspan is a 7-year, $101 million global competition to revolutionize the way we approach human aging.


Prize Purse: $11 MILLION Phase: Registration

XPRIZE Wildfire is a 4-year, $11 million competition incentivizing the innovation of firefighting technologies that will end destructive wildfires so that humanity and beneficial wildfire can safely co-exist. The prize aims to transform current wildfire management approaches through the development of new technologies that can rapidly and accurately detect, characterize, and respond to wildfires before they become destructive. 

Tackling Humanity's Greatest Threat

Prize Purse: $100 MILLION Phase: Active

XPRIZE Carbon Removal is aimed at tackling the biggest threat facing humanity - fighting climate change and rebalancing Earth’s carbon cycle. Funded by Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation, this $100M competition is the largest incentive prize in history, an extraordinary milestone.‎

Tomorrow’s Proteins

Prize Purse: $15 MILLION Phase: Finals

XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion is a multi-year, $15M competition that incentivizes teams to produce chicken breast or fish fillet alternatives that replicate or outperform conventional chicken and fish in: access, environmental sustainability, animal welfare, nutrition, as well as taste and texture.

Discover. Understand. Preserve.

Prize Purse: $10 MILLION Phase: Finals

The $10M XPRIZE Rainforest is a five-year competition to enhance our understanding of the rainforest ecosystem.