Biomedical Informatics Challenge

About the challenge

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering in Indianapolis and its Biomedical Informatics Club are excited to offer high school students across the United States the opportunity to win prizes, or a scholarship, by participating in Luddy's Biomedical Informatics Challenge.

Competition opens
September 12, 2023

Competition closes
October 22, 2023

Winners announced
October 26, 2023

The challenge
Answer the following prompt: Answer the following prompt: How can biomedical informatics shape our future? What problems can it solve? How can it be used to help people? How will the field of biomedical informatics change over time?
Submit a 1-2 page paper, pamphlet or poster, 2-5 minute long video, or a 5-10 slide PowerPoint. All sources must be cited. For video submissions, please include a slide with sources cited at the end.


  • Demonstrate understanding of topic
  • Visual and aesthetic clarity
  • Sources cited
  • Creativity and Impact

We're excited to see your submissions! Teams of one to three students may submit together. Prizes are awarded individually. Plagiarism is not allowed.

All submissions will receive a gift from the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering in the mail, regardless of placement.

Scholarships awarded to students admitted and enrolled in a Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at IUPUI bachelor's degree program. Scholarships and prizes are per individual student on each team.