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FCC Open Internet Apps Challenge

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The FCC challenges researchers and software developers to engage in research and create apps that help consumers foster, measure, and protect Internet openness.

Closed OnJun 02, 2011
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Connected Vehicle Technology Challenge

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With new wireless technology, vehicles can talk to each other. The DOT challenged the public to share ideas for what vehicles should say.

Closed OnMay 02, 2011
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The NDU Press Holiday Scavenger Hunt

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As part of an ongoing shift to a more participatory Web, NDU Press is launching a holiday scavenger hunt. The site will be littered with clues and hidden easter eggs during this two-part challenge.

Closed OnDec 22, 2010
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Veterans Health Wireless Innovation Challenge

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In collaboration with the Veterans Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2), the West Wireless Health Institute is issuing a call to arms challenge to all innovators, bright ideaers, futurists, and all ar

Closed OnMar 16, 2011
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2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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The awards recognize innovative technologies that incorporate green chemistry into chemical design, manufacture and use and help advance the protection of human health and the environment.

Closed OnJan 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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Postcards from Home: Show Us Where You’re From

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What does home mean to you? A special spot in your neighborhood? A community festival? A family gathering? Grab your camera, get creative and share a photo that represents your unique cultural backyar

Closed OnDec 18, 2010
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Sustainable Urban Housing: Collaborating for Liveable and Inclusive Cities

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Ashokas Changemakers is looking for innovative solutions that engage communities, entrepreneurs, and key institutions in collaborating to integrate and develop affordable, inclusive, and sustainable

Closed OnFeb 02, 2011
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Hydrogen Student Design Contest

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This year, the 2010-2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest is challenging undergraduate and graduate students worldwide to plan and design a residential hydrogen fueling system for a home, apartment com

Closed OnJan 04, 2011
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National Geothermal Student Competition

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The National Geothermal Competition (NGSC) is a national intercollegiate competition in which student teams compete to advance understanding of the potential for geothermal energy to provide a major c

Closed OnNov 13, 2010
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Digital Manufacturing Analysis, Correlation and Estimation (DMACE) Challenge

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$50,000 prize offered for the most accurate predictive model

Closed OnDec 07, 2010
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HBCU Mental Health Promotion Campaign 2011

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Produce a communication campaign to raise awareness and education about mental health, its impact on the overall well-being of students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) a

Closed OnJan 15, 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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Preparing Our Communities Before a Disaster Strikes

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FEMA challenged the public to share ideas for community-based activities to help everyone prepare for disaster.

Closed OnJan 30, 2011
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The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. Our duties are wide-ranging, but our goal is clear – keeping America safe.  Our duties are wide-ranging, but our goal is clear: a safer, more secure America, which is resilient against terrorism and other potential threats. The vision of homeland security is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards. Three key concepts form the foundation of our national homeland security strategy designed to achieve this vision: Security, Resilience, and Customs and Exchange. In turn, these key concepts drive broad areas of activity that the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) process defines as homeland security missions. These missions are enterprise-wide, and not limited to the Department of Homeland Security. These missions and their associated goals and objectives tell us in detail what it means to prevent, to protect, to respond, and to recover, as well as to build in security, to ensure resilience, and to facilitate customs and exchange.

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Augmented Reality Photo Contest

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Put history in your reality with this National Archives photo contest

Closed OnJan 22, 2011
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Lifted by the Cloud: Visions of Cloud-Enhanced Accessibility

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The FCC challenged the public to share visions of how cloud computing can create new opportunities for people with disabilities.

Closed OnMay 16, 2011
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Next Generation Design Competition

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Emerging designers and architects compete to turn a midcentury federal office building into a model of environmental efficiency!

Closed OnFeb 01, 2011
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G S A’s mission is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people. To date, GSA has launched seven challenge and prize competitions, ranging from video and creative challenges to open data challenges. The federal-wide challenge and prize program is also managed by GSA’s Challenge.gov in partnership with White House Office of Science & Technology Policy and NASA’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Innovation. Our agency’s Office of Innovative Technologies, Government Solutions manages programs like FedRAMP, Data.gov, and Challenge.gov. Take some time learn about the Data.gov, home of the U.S. government’s open data, where you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, and more. Read about the OIT programs and what you can do to implement these programs in your agency. Leading with Innovation. GSA is a leader of innovation in public service. For example, GSA was the first government agency to move to the cloud and to offer a process to streamline security of cloud services for the entire federal government. We are promoting an innovative, flexible, open workplace that will shrink the federal footprint while also serving as a model for federal offices for the future. In the coming year, we will continue to develop innovative cost-saving solutions that will be shared across the government.  

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