Two £2,500 prizes
(equivalent to c. $3400 USD each)


$6,500 cash prize

$6,500 cash prize

1 education grant

4-6 week paid internship


COINS Software Innovation Prizes

COINS is offering two special discretionary prizes for what it considers the most promising software-related submissions in the Grand Challenge. The winner will receive a 3-month internship and the runner up a 2-week work experience placement with COINS research and development to further develop their ideas. See the Terms & Conditions for details.

COINS Investment Prize

COINS is offering a special discretionary COINS Investment Prize to the Open competition winner for what it considers to be the most promising idea or businesses. The winner of the COINS Investment Prize will be offered an investment of up to $150,000 (USD) in their business or to set up a business in order to further their idea.

More prizes coming soon


Pressing the Enter button will open the 2018 COINS Grand Challenge Application Submission website.