NineSigma Requests


Innovative Approaches For Preventing And Identifying Brain Injuries



January 30, 2014 is the deadline to submit a proposal to the $10 million NFL-Under Armour-GE Head Health Challenge #2: Innovative Approaches For Preventing And Identifying Brain Injuries.

Head Health Challenge #2 will award up to $10 million for improved technologies, system designs or materials that can quantify head impact in real time, monitor indicators of traumatic brain injury and protect the brain from injury. In addition to benefiting athletes, this program also will benefit soldiers and civilians who suffer head trauma. The official website is

Register Now! Avoid the panic of registering at the last minute. You must register here to submit your proposal so don't wait until your proposal is completed to register. Please plan to submit your proposals as soon as possible. Proposals will be processed for review in the order that that they are received.

Follow the Challenge! Once you are registered, click "follow the Challenge" on the home page to receive updates, reminders, and FAQ's submitted by the technical community.

Intent to Propose: Click the link to Send us your Intent to Propose (section 02 on the website) and provide a short description of your topic.

Webinar: Over 200 potential applicants registered for the first informational Webinar. We will be hosting a second Q&A webinar with the NFL and Under Armour tentatively scheduled for January 14, 2014. Please Register and Follow the Challenge to receive webinar registration information.

Visit the Website to view details about the Criteria for submission, Challenge Process, Award details, Judges and Terms and Conditions.

If you still have questions after reading the online description of this Challenge, we encourage you to post questions or comments in the Challenge forum at

To view other opportunities from NineSigma, including RFPs as well as other needs from our clients, join NineSights - the NineSigma Open Innovation Community at


Alfred Malouf, Ph.D.
Program Manager
NineSigma, Inc.
23611 Chagrin Blvd., Ste. 320
Cleveland, Ohio 44122-5540