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Biden Administration offering $400K towards new mask prototypes

Posted at 7:09 AM, Apr 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 11:55:05-04

The Biden Administration is offering an incentive for someone to create a mask that gets rid of people's biggest complaints.

Prototypes will be judged on different things like:

  • How well you can understand someone when they talk
  • How comfortable the masks are
  • How well the mask is at stopping glasses from fogging up.

Americans have until April 21 to submit their ideas.

The top 10 ideas will receive up to $10,000 each.

Finalists will then advance to a "proof-of-concept" phase with a total prize of up to $400,000.