Challenges and Topics

Choose a Challenge

The best project ideas are something you’re passionate about!

Check out these different Challenges for topics that might inspire you.


My project helps advance atmospheric or space science, aviation or aerospace technologies, or enables humans to explore and live in space, on the Moon, or beyond.

Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

My project helps ensure food security, sustainability or competitiveness in agriculture, fisheries or food production.

Curiosity and ingenuity

My project helps improve our understanding or address a problem in an area of STEM not covered by the other challenges.

Digital Technology

My project helps improve our quality of life or transform existing products and services through digital devices, methods or systems.

Disease and Illness

My project helps enhance our diagnosis, treatment or understanding of disease, or the management of physical or mental illness.


My project helps improve our use of current energy sources, enable the transition to alternative energy sources, or reduce our energy footprint.

Environment and Climate Change

My project helps ensure the quality of water, air, soil or the diversity of living things, or manage the impact of climate change.

Health and Wellness

My project helps prevent disease or promote physical, social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, or intellectual wellbeing.

Natural Resources

My project helps ensure the sustainable management, use, reuse or recycling of Earth’s finite or renewable natural resource.

Project Library

Check out all of the Challenge topics in the Project Library.