Longitude Prize 2014 is a challenge with a £10 million prize fund to help solve one of the greatest issues of our time.
There are a broad range of societal problems that demand fresh thinking and require us to galvanise a new generation of innovators to address them. This time round in a period of accelerating change, there is an equally important need to engage the public in the positive power of science to improve our lives. So, this time the challenge to be addressed by the revived Longitude Prize 2014 will be decided not by government officials but by the public.
They are asking the UK public to get engaged in shaping our future, through a text and online vote, anyone can influence which of these six challenges will become the focus of the Longitude Prize 2014. Below are the six to choose from:
This information has been taken from the official website, read more here.