U.S. DOT Inclusive Design Challenge

Submit Your Idea

Thank you for your interest in the Inclusive Design Challenge. All Stage I submissions should follow the instructions stated in the Challenge Statement which is available on both Challenge.gov and the Inclusive Design Challenge website.

Please begin the submission process by clicking on the "Start your submission" button and completing the information on the pages that follow. Stage I submissions must be submitted by 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time on October 30, 2020.

TIP: Before you start, please have all of the information listed below readily available. The system will time-out after 20 minutes of inactivity, so please submit your information all at once to avoid having to start over. The submission package consists of two documents uploaded to this website:

  • Technical Paper: The written summary of the submission idea must meet the requirements described in the Challenge Statement. Text should be no smaller than 10-point font size with 1" margins and should not exceed 10 pages (excluding cover page, supporting data/figures and biographical information).
  • Summary Page: In a separate document, summarize your concept in a single page, to be used for communication purposes.

Please contact inclusivedesign@dot.gov if you experience any technical difficulties while submitting your proposal. Emails received after 5:00 P.M. may not be responded to until after regular business hours resume.