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Synthetic Biology for Materials

The Seeker is soliciting innovative, detailed research proposals to develop the state of the art in synthetic biology to solve specific manufacturing challeges in two areas

Department of Defense

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $50,000
Type of Challenge: Creative (design & multimedia)
Submission Start: 09/02/2014 04:00 AM ET
Submission End: 10/17/2014 04:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

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We are looking for innovative, detailed research proposals to develop the state of science and engineering in synthetic biology to a level where it is able to solve specific manufacturing challenges in two defined interest areas. Emphasis will be on a viable research approach that includes potential collaborators. Winners may be invited to a special workshop (reasonable expenses paid) to connect with people from other disciplines for submittal against a potential larger multi-year award.