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398 Competitions found
Tracking & Tracing Books Prize CompetitionPosted By: Agency for International Development The Tracking and Tracing Books Prize Competition seeks innovations to track books destined for early-grade classrooms and learning centers in low-income countries and allow stakeholders, ranging from parents to Ministries of Education and donor agencies, to quickly and easily access tracking information.
$120,000
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Apr 01, 2015
Technology to Support Education in Crisis and Conflict Settings Ideation ChallengePosted By: Agency for International Development This Ideation Challenge is looking for technology-supported approaches to provide basic education in one or more of the following crisis or conflict situations: Health Crisis, Natural Disaster, and Conflict Zone
$50,000
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Mar 30, 2015
Air Force Turbine PrizePosted By: Department of Defense--Military Programs A $2M prize is being established for the development of a turboshaft engine that can demonstrating 2x the fuel efficiency of today’s small turbines and 3x the power-to-weight of a typical aviation piston engine, all in a turbine package that holds the promise of longevity and durability.
$2,000,000
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Sep 01, 2018
DetectaRoboPosted By: Federal Trade Commission The FTC is hosting a new data analytic contest, DetectaRobo, during our first hacking event for the National Day of Civic Hacking!
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Jun 07, 2015
Robocalls: Humanity Strikes Back (Qualifying Phase)Posted By: Federal Trade Commission We’re challenging tech gurus to create a tool that people can use to block or forward unwanted robocalls automatically to a honeypot.
$50,000
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Jun 15, 2015
“Where Am I, Where Is My Team?”Posted By: Department of Homeland Security Develop sensors and communication tools to track first responders while they are inside a structure, without the need to establish towers or other devices. The technology must scale and be able to perform well across a variety of indoor environments, current with emerging technologies and techniques.
$25,000
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Apr 02, 2015
A Wearable Alcohol BiosensorPosted By: National Institutes of Health Design and produce a wearable device to monitor blood alcohol levels in real time. It should be inconspicuous, low profile, and appealing to the wearer.
$300,000
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Dec 01, 2015
Balancing Benefits and Risks in New Payment SystemsPosted By: Department of Defense The Seeker is soliciting innovative ideas and insights on future new payment systems (loosely defined as virtual currencies, prepaid cards, mobile money transfers, and hybrids thereof) and how to foster financial innovation while still allowing for oversight and detection of illegal activity.
$15,000
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Mar 16, 2015
2015 TRI University ChallengePosted By: Environmental Protection Agency EPA is challenging university faculty and students to create innovative projects that improve the understanding and use of Toxics Release Inventory data.
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Mar 27, 2015
International Space Apps ChallengePosted By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration The International Space Apps Challenge is a two-day hackathon where teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students across the globe collaborate and engage with publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges.
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Apr 12, 2015