National Aeronautics and Space Administration August 19, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Centennial Challenge Vascular Tissue Challenge
Document Number: 2019-17789
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is updating the Centennial Challenge Vascular Tissue Challenge that was published June 13, 2016, Document Number 2016-13795. The Vascular Tissue Challenge is open and teams that wish to compete may now register. Centennial Challenges is a program of prize competitions to stimulate innovation in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The Vascular Tissue Challenge is a prize competition with a $500,000 prize purse for teams that can successfully create thick, human vascularized organ tissue in an in vitro environment while maintaining metabolic functionality similar to their in vivo functionality throughout a 30-day survival period. NASA is providing the prize purse. The Methuselah Foundation's New Organ Alliance is the Allied Organization managing the competition.