Apply for a Discovery Award

Deadline: 11 November 2020

The Discovery Awards are initial grants to allow teams to develop and test their prototype surgical modules. Grantees will be expected to utilise their grant to develop an initial prototype and self-assessment framework. The Challenge’s Judging Panel will select 10 teams to receive Discovery Awards.

Before you complete the following application, please ensure you have read and can comply with the Challenge’s eligibility criteria and terms and conditions.

Completed applications must be submitted by 12pm (midday) Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, USA) 11th November 2020 in order to be considered.

  • 8:00pm Greenwich Mean Time (London, UK) 11th November 2020
  • 1:30am India Standard Time (New Delhi, India) 12 November 2020 

*Applicants should only use the link below to start a new application. To continue an application that is in progress or view your past applications please use this link


  • PDF – Discovery Award Application ** Please do not use this PDF as an application, it is only provided as a reference. All applications should be made online using the link below. 

Applications are now closed