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Whats your energy innovation? – a video challenge for undergraduate college students

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Winning videos may be seen by energy and climate experts at a live town hall event and shown on the Weather Channel!

Closed OnApr 05, 2011
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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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Connecting Generations Video Challenge

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The Administration on Aging challenged the public to create videos that showcase the role of older Americans in the community.

Closed OnMay 10, 2011
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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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Go Viral to Improve Health: IOM-NAE Health Data Collegiate Challenge

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College and university students can participate in an exciting initiative to transform health data into effective, innovative new applications (apps) that take on the nation's pressing health issues.

Closed OnApr 28, 2011
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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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SMART Apps for Health

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We challenge you to create a web app to revolutionize healthcare, providing value to patients, physicians, or researchers. SMART will allow your app to be used in multiple EHRs and PCHRs.

Closed OnJun 01, 2011
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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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NLM Show Off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information

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NLM is challenging people to create innovative software applications that use the Librarys vast collection of biomedical data.

Closed OnSep 01, 2011
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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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Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge

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The Commencement Challenge invites public high schools across the country to demonstrate how their school best prepares them for college and a career.

Closed OnMar 11, 2011
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Green Power Community Challenge

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A year-long campaign to encourage cities, towns, villages, and Native American tribes to use renewable energy.

Closed OnSep 01, 2011
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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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Experimental Crowd-derived Combat-support Vehicle (XC2V) Design Challenge

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Win up to $10,000, Support the Warfighter

Closed OnMar 04, 2011
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Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Video PSA Contest

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SAMHSA challenged the public to create videos showing how young adults are helping to prevent substance abuse and promote emotional well-being.

Closed OnApr 23, 2011
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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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NLM & You: The Video Contest

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The National Library of Medicine challenged the public to create videos highlighting uses of NLM products and services.

Closed OnApr 01, 2011
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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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Rachel Carson “Sense of Wonder” Contest 2011

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EPA, Generations United, the Dance Exchange, The National Center for Creative Aging, and the Rachel Carson Council, Inc., announce a poetry, essay, photo and dance contest.

Closed OnJun 11, 2011
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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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CDC Flu App Challenge

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$35,000 in prizes for using CDC flu data to develop an innovative mobile or web app, data visualization, system, tool, or game!

Closed OnMay 28, 2011
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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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Balloonsat High Altitude Flight Student Competition

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High School Student teams can propose experiments to fly on a high altitude weather balloon

Closed OnFeb 12, 2011
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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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Ending Childhood Hunger Video Contest

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The USDA is challenging the public to create videos that show how students are helping to tackle the problem of childhood hunger in the U.S.

Closed OnDec 15, 2011
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Healthy Living Innovation Awards

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The Department of Health and Human Services recognized innovative community health projects.

Closed OnMar 01, 2011
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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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