2013 Archon Genomics X Prize


The purpose of this X PRIZE competition is to develop radically new technology that will dramatically reduce the time and cost of sequencing genomes, and accelerate a new era of predictive and personalized medicine. The X PRIZE Foundation aims to enable the development of low-cost diagnostic sequencing of human genomes.



Competition Organizer

Archon Genomics

*International Event*

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Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • High School - Global
Who's Eligible
  • Undergraduate level
  • Graduate level
  • Postgraduate level
  • Non-students
  • MBA Student
  • High School Students
Competition Prizes

1st U.S.$7,000,000; 2nd U.S.$2,000,000; 3rd U.S.$1,000,000