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On December 13, 2018, the Escape Respirator Challenge launched. Between December 13 and April 11, 2019, you are invited to learn about the challenge and register.

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Before submitting an application, participants must complete registration no later than April 11, 2019, at 5 p.m. Eastern time.

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Applications will be accepted for an additional seven weeks after registration has closed. All applications are due by May 30, 2019, at 5 p.m. Eastern time.

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Over a period of two weeks, staff will review each submission to ensure that it complies with the application requirements and rules.

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During this period, the Evaluation Panel judges will score and comment on their assigned submissions using the trait scoring rubric.

\n\n\t\n","link":"#judges","btntxt":"Evaluation Panel","period":"Review Period","periodlength":"May 31, 2019 - July 31, 2019"},{"id":6,"timelineicon":"","title":"Designation of Finalists","subtitle":"July 16 - 31, 2019","balloonsubtitle":"July 16 - 31, 2019","date":"July 16, 2019","description":"\n\t\n\t\n\t\n\n

Based on the rank order as determined by the Evaluation Panel, three Finalists will be selected and awarded $50,000 each to build their prototypes.

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Over the course of several months, Finalists will build their prototypes in preparation for a demonstration event at the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.

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Up to three team members for each Finalist will attend a three- to five-day demonstration period at the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.

\n\n\t\n","link":"","btntxt":"","period":"Selection","periodlength":"January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020"},{"id":9,"timelineicon":"","title":"Selection Committee","subtitle":"February 1 - February 29, 2020","balloonsubtitle":"February 1 - February 29, 2020","date":"February 1, 2020","description":"\n\t\n\t\n\n

The Selection Committee will have an additional month to determine the Winner who will receive a $100,000 award.

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