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Design and simulation of an accurate shooter-locator

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We are looking for a design of a shooter locator that can detect any small arms fire within a fraction of a second and pinpoint its source accurately (within a few meters) within a few seconds

Closed OnMay 03, 2011
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Vehicle Stopper

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The Seeker is looking for an affordable means of stopping an uncooperative fleeing vehicle without permanent damage to the vehicle or harming any of the occupants.

Closed OnMay 03, 2011
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Remote Human Demographic Characterization

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A system is desired that can determine approximate age (adult, teen, child) and gender of small groups of people at a distance. This Challenge requires only a written proposal.

Closed OnMay 03, 2011
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Service Impact Award

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The Corporation for National and Community Service seeks nominations that exemplify the best in national and community service in the key issue areas of the Serve America Act and disaster services.

Closed OnApr 26, 2011
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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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