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796 Competitions Found

USDA School Meal Programs Verification Response Rate Challenge

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Submit your great ideas for increasing NSLP/SBP verification response rates!

Closed OnJun 15, 2017
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NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge (3-D ROC)

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Insights wanted: leveraging mini-retinas for big breakthroughs in eye disease

Closed OnAug 01, 2017
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Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge

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Integrating patient information for better medical decision making

Closed OnSep 12, 2017
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HHS Competes was established after the signing of the America COMPETES Act, to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States. HHS Competes is a way for HHS employees to draw on external talent and ideas to solve critical problems. HHS has sponsored over 100 challenges and awarded 4 million dollars in prizes, leading to the development of many novel solutions to address complex problems.

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Hearables Challenge

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Demonstrate solutions that improve hearables' clarity of conversation in noisy settings

Closed OnJun 26, 2017
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Congress established the National Science Foundation (NSF) with the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes.” With an annual budget of $7.5 billion (fiscal year 2016), NSF funds discovery, learning, innovation and research infrastructure to boost U.S. leadership in all aspects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research and education.

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The Healthy Behavior Data Challenge

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The Healthy Behavior Data Challenge will harness this potential and identify feasible alternative options for collecting health-related behaviors in new ways.

Open UntilJan 15, 2018
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Face Recognition Prize Challenge

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Do you have the most accurate unconstrained face recognition algorithm?

Closed OnJun 15, 2017
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CDC’s Tracking Network Enviro Health App Challenge

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Explore connections between the environment and health.

Closed OnJun 23, 2017
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Proving The Potential: A Health Data and Standards CODE-A-THON

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Solve interoperability challenges in healthcare with publicly accessible Internet and health-specific tools.

Closed OnApr 21, 2017
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HHS Competes was established after the signing of the America COMPETES Act, to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States. HHS Competes is a way for HHS employees to draw on external talent and ideas to solve critical problems. HHS has sponsored over 100 challenges and awarded 4 million dollars in prizes, leading to the development of many novel solutions to address complex problems.

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2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

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Support clinicians, practices and health systems with improved hypertension control.

Closed OnJun 02, 2017
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Xpress Challenge: Machine Generation of Analytic Products

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Uncover natural language processing and AI capabilities to craft intelligence products with national security implications.

Closed OnJul 05, 2017
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CineSpace – NASA Imagery Your Vision 2017

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Filmmakers, share works inspired by, and using, real NASA imagery in this short film competition.

Closed OnAug 01, 2017
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Since 2005, NASA has been at the forefront of federal agencies using challenge-driven approaches to meaningfully engage the public in the mission of the Agency. A number of NASA offices, Centers, and Mission Directorates are using challenge-driven approaches to solve a variety of problems. There are several NASA programs, pilots, and activities that design and implement different types of challenges. All current opportunities available to the general public through NASA challenges, prize competitions, and crowdsourcing activities and programs are listed on the NASA Solve website: http://www.nasa.gov/solve/. Use this site as your first stop for information and engagement. We want YOU to get involved! These activities have played an important role in stimulating innovation and helping NASA develop innovative solutions. They offer several unique benefits and can result in a variety of valuable outcomes ranging from NASA’s own immediate use of the solutions, development of new viable aerospace industry vendors and even commercialization of new products. These programs include: NASA’s Centennial Challenges’ Program within the Space Technology Mission Directorate directly engages the public at large in the process of advanced technology development that is of value to NASA’s missions and to the aerospace community. Millions of dollars in prizes have been awarded through this program since 2005. NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) helps NASA and other U.S. government agencies collaborate to generate ideas and solve important problems. By using challenges, we can readily increase our creative capacity and reach by tapping into diverse talent from around the world. As a pioneer and active user of open innovation methods and tools, the NASA CoECI provides organizations with cost-effective and complementary means of accomplishing the Agency mission. Follow us on Twitter through @NASASolve and Facebook to stay informed and join the community.

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Provenance Challenge

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Identify the current capabilities and methods used by industry to convey the provenance of health data as it is used to support clinical care.

Closed OnMay 22, 2017
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HHS Competes was established after the signing of the America COMPETES Act, to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States. HHS Competes is a way for HHS employees to draw on external talent and ideas to solve critical problems. HHS has sponsored over 100 challenges and awarded 4 million dollars in prizes, leading to the development of many novel solutions to address complex problems.

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Wildland Fire Sensors Challenge

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Sensor system to measure air pollution during wildland fires

Open UntilNov 22, 2017
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The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. EPA’s purpose is to ensure that: — all Americans are protected from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn and work; — national efforts to reduce environmental risk are based on the best available scientific information; — federal laws protecting human health and the environment are enforced fairly and effectively; — environmental protection is an integral consideration in U.S. policies concerning natural resources, human health, economic growth, energy, transportation, agriculture, industry, and international trade, and these factors are similarly considered in establishing environmental policy; — all parts of society — communities, individuals, businesses, and state, local and tribal governments — have access to accurate information sufficient to effectively participate in managing human health and environmental risks; — environmental protection contributes to making our communities and ecosystems diverse, sustainable and economically productive; and — the United States plays a leadership role in working with other nations to protect the global environment. http://www2.epa.gov/innovation/prize-competitions

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NIST Virtual Public Safety Test Environment Challenge

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Design a physical measurement environment that uses immersive virtual reality tools for testing new first responder technologies.

Closed OnMay 03, 2017
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Welcome to PSCR’s prize page. We are the public safety communications research division of NIST and our office develops the technology standards for devices and systems that are used by 60,000 agencies and 5 million first responders. About PSCR: Our PSCR laboratories provide research, development, testing, and evaluation to foster nationwide communications interoperability. Drawing on critical requirements provided by public safety practitioners, the PSCR program provides insight to wireline and wireless standards committees developing standards for voice, data, image, and video communications. Housed within the Department of Commerce Labs in Boulder, Colorado, the PSCR program is a joint effort between NIST CTL and NTIA ITS. The very successful research performance of the joint effort has earned two Department of Commerce Gold Medal awards, the highest honor granted by the Department, as well as two Silver and two Bronze Medal awards. Overview of PSCR Open Innovation Prize Program: We invite you to participate in prize competitions to drive innovation and advances in the following areas: Location-Based Services (LBS) – 3D Indoor mapping, proximity services, 1-meter accuracy, and more Public Safety Mission Critical Voice – Direct Mode, Push-to-Talk, LMR to LTE, and more User Interface – measurements and standards in virtual, immersive, and augmented reality and devices Public Safety Analytics – analytic technologies to accurately and securely create robust tools that reduce the time for first responders Security – enhancements in cybersecurity for mobile apps, wearable devices, UICC over-the-air, and more The Challenge programs will continue over the next five years, so check back often. To interact with us: Sign up for our email list and get alerts and news. Post a comment or question on the discussion board. Register here at Challenge.gov through the “Follow agency” orange button on the top right of this page, and we’ll keep you posted on the latest launches, news, and winners. There’s also a “public safety” interest choice on the sign-up form. Email the program office @ PSprizes@nist.gov  

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Novel Building Envelope Design for Increased Thermal Performance

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Develop a new material or installation method for an improved building wall assembly

Closed OnJun 11, 2017
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